Saturday, April 16, 2011

return on creativity: vintage camera embroidery no.2


This week I finished the second vintage camera embroidery in a planned series of three.  See number one here

To make, trace the image below onto fabric with a water soluble marker using a lightbox or sunny window.  I choose a natural looking nubby muslin for my fabric.


Stitch the design with black embroidery thread using a backstitch.



I alternated thicker lines using six threads and thinner lines with two threads to provide some contrast.


When finished frame for hanging or hang in embroidery hoop.  Or maybe attach fabric to the front of a photo album...

11 comments:

Lauren said...

Wow that is so beautiful :)

Nicole @ The Wonderful World of Wohler said...

That looks great! Thanks for sharing :)

Life with Lucy said...

That is so awesome. I am so impressed!

Felicia said...

Ah! I loved number one last week and love number too also! Wish I had the patience for hand embroidery!

Would love for you to share at my link party!
http://allthingsfee.blogspot.com/2011/04/calling-all-crafters-3rd-edition.html

retrohipmama said...

Darnit, now I'm going to have to learn to do embroidery again! I can remember doing it as a kid so it shouldn't be too hard to pick it up again...right?
Anyhoo...these designs are so cool and retro that I WILL be putting them up in my house for sure! Can't wait to check out more of what you've done! Super cute!

Stitchfork said...

Bet there are a lot of photographers who'd love to have this!
xo Cathy

amber marchant said...

I love this! My daughter LOVES photography. I must do something like this for her. Thanks!

amber @ barbwired

Mrs. Me&U said...

I love this! I am a new follower from Wandering Wednesday!

Hope you can visit back.
mrsmeandu.blogspot.com

Casey

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

Lovely embroidery project! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop :)

The Starr Family said...

Oh seriously, you are just too talented! So cute!

Delightful Order said...

This is so great! Would love for you to link to my delightfully inspiring Thursday Party.
http://delightfulorder.blogspot.com/2011/04/delightfully-inspiring-thursday-party-8.html
DaNita

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