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Thread Painting

This is my first attempt at thread painting (aka free motion embroidery). This was all done on the sewing machine using a straight stitch, and a modified zig-zag stitch. I completed most of the hat on 2 layers of medium cut-away backing, then trimmed off the excess, and finished it on the jacket to attach it. The face was done directly on the jacket.


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  1. lauraflo | | #1

    Beautiful! You have really mastered thread painting if this is your first attempt.

  2. kwtxn | | #2

    WOW -simply outstanding.

  3. hookedonsewing | | #3

    That's outstanding!How did you learn the technique? I've been wanting to learn free form embroidery for some time now but couldn't find a good book to refer to. Any suggestions?

  4. mickervine | | #4

    woww super stuff

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    philipmcnabb | | #5

    Awesome....Beautiful work

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    juanbell | | #6

    Wow...Nice work

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    jackpiter | | #7

    Very creative work.. Really good

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    tobyelliott | | #8

    nice painting... great work. well done.

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    user-6904917 | | #9

    i really like it

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    David Marsh | | #10

    I like your effort

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