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Finishing Touches

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Today I set out to get a few things accomplished. I think I did much better than yesterday considering I spent it spinning my wheels *grin*


I started out with a huge pile of stuff that all needed something done to it.


First I finished off the Flower Paisley Purse. This one had given me much trouble. I put it together awhile back but never liked the way it looked. So I ripped it apart and added this yellow ruffle. I think it really sets it off...what do you think?


Next I made a lining for my ragbag and added some final flourishes to the front of it. It looks very fairyish doesn't it? ^__^
That's as far as I got today...at least so far. I know it doesnt seem like much but I'm happy.


I'm also including a shot of my progress made on the threadpainting. I know it's slow but this one is a hand killer. I am going to take breaks on this as my hands can't handle too much at a time. So now it's back to reducing that pile....
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Abdelghafour

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  1. Sorry to hear that the moon embroidery is a hand killer, because it looks so beautiful already. And the bags are very much OOAK. Freaky fringes! When I was 20, I made something similar, a real hippy bag out of washing leather and wood beads, and kept wearing it.

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  2. OOOOO the shading on that face is phenomenal!! Well done, Blossom! Really adds wonderful dimension to it.

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  3. I love your paisley purse! Good luck with your hands. I can't do as much as I used to with mine and sometimes take Advil before bed if they are really bothering me.

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  4. wow, beautiful thread painting. WIsh I could stitch better.

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  5. How good to get some things finished off - isn't it strange that they can sit around for ages and when you get to them, it doesn't take all that long...

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  6. Urban Craft-I am unable to answer you via email so hope you get this. Thanks so much for your comment, I find stitching is much the same as drawing, it improves the more practice you have. If you truly want to stitch better I encourage you to create, create, create! It is a pleasant way to learn ^__^

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  7. I have heard that ammonia toughens the skin on your hands...but I would caution letting it stay on too long....I have been following your blog for about a month and have been inspired to do my handwork, too...you are a very sweet person and truly brave to leave the states for you true love....

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