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Friday, July 13, 2007

Part 2: Butterfly Curtain/400th post prize

3rd butterfly on curtain
Here are butterflies 2 and 3 on my daughter's curtain; 14 more to go on this curtain, seventeen more on the next curtain. I have had six emails on this; to answer the questions, yes these are all hand embroidered.
2nd butterfly on curtain

Can you believe this is my 400th post. Make a comment on this post and I will draw a winner 20th of July. It is a surprise gift. Make sure I can contact you if you win.

Part1: butterfly 1
Part 2: butterfly 2 and 3
Part 3: butterfly 4 and 5
Part4: butterfly curtain patterns
Part 5: butterfly 6

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25 comments:

  1. Ohh..very pretty butterflies! You do such beautiful work..I've no idea how you have time to do all that you do!
    A surprise drawing? how fun! please...sign me up...

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  2. I am loving all these butterflies :D

    Throw my name in there :D

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  3. Awesome!!!I have never seen such beautiful work :)

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  4. Hello Miss Sunshine! I must comment on the curtains -- saw the pix over at MJFarms -- just amazing embroidery. Be sure to post a picture of the finished product -- I can't wait to see that many butterflies dancing on the curtains! Your daughter will love it.

    And enter my name in the suprise give-away. One day I will win!

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  5. Happy 400th! I'm in for the contest, please!

    Those butterflies are beautiful-fabulous idea to do them yourself. SO much better that way!

    Love the color combinations...you are a pro at those. :-)

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  6. These curtains are going to be just beautiful. I'm sure your daughter will treasure them.

    I'd love to join your drawing, it's so sweet of you to share your work.

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  7. I love the butterflies! They are so pretty. I'm sure P is going to love her room when it is all done, especially since it is all her own. :) One of these days I'm going to learn how to embroider...

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  8. I'm enjoying these butterflies a lot. I've sometimes thought about doing a large embroidery project like this, but never have.

    Congrats on the 400th post, too!

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  9. You are truly a talented embroiderer.

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  10. Sunshine,
    Those butterflies are fantastic! Would love to see the finished project. I bet it will look great. You are blessed with creativity that's for sure.
    A surprise drawing is always fun. I'd like you to put my name in too!
    Denise

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  11. Sunshine - your butterflies look great! What kind of embroidery floss are you using? It looks nicer than what I use.

    Add me to the drawing too please!

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  12. On this project I am using DMC pearl cotton size 5

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  13. so very nice. I too don't know how you do it all. these butterflies are just too cute.do you have patterns for the butterflies or did you freehand draw them then start stitching away?

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  14. Congratulations on your 400th post. The butterflies are beautiful. Ican't wait to see the finished curtains.

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  15. I was wondering, what's your favourite method for transferring embroidery designs to your fabric for stitching?

    I use an iron on pencil but sometimes you get a line that isn't covered completely and the kind of pencil I use doesn't wash off so I'm stuck with it.

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  16. I tend to use a red fine tip permanent marker when doing red work. A normal pencil most other times. I am not fond of the wash out markers they are not always wash out so sometimes you think it is ok to have a line showing because it will wash out then it doesn't and then your stuck with an ugly line. With pencil I know I have to cover the line. With red ink (permanant ink) I know if a little shows from my red work no one will know but me.

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  17. Hello Sunshine :o)

    What beautiful butterflies...You do such awesome stitching! I love looking at all of your projects :o)

    Peace, Stephanie

    www.dreamkingdomdesigns.com

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  18. So pretty, I wish I had the patience! Please count me in for the draw.

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  19. hi sunshine,
    i love the adorable butterflies!! We are doing my daughter's new room in butterflies whenever we get into the new house(keeping my fingers crossed it is soon!!!) I would love to see the pattern you used to stitch these. :) Wonderful blessing God has given u with this talent! Congratulations on your 400th post~!! Hugs jessie

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  20. stitches being used are simple basic stitches that are easy and fast to work.
    1. Stem stitch / outline stitch
    2. satin stitch
    3. colonial knot differnt than a french knot bigger

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  21. Hi, sunshine. I love your butterflies. You have such a perfect chain stitch. I am stil lworking on mine, trying t ofind the comfort level and it looking consistent.

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  22. Oh my gosh, your butterflies are gorgeous! Such a great idea....I'm off to look for fairy patterns now. ;)

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  23. You do amazing embroidery. Congratulations on your 400th post. I check in to soup up my embroidery skills for knitting projects but you are inspiring.

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  24. Any posts after this are not in the drawing good luck ladies

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