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A long term project started

I am inspired by John Lennon’s line drawings to learn embroidery.  These are my first real attempts.  I am thinking these can go into a quilt for myself.  I haven’t made any quilts just for me yet – I really like making them for others.  I saw John’s drawings in a book years ago and thought, “Ooh, if I ever learn to embroider, I could start with these”.

They are relatively simple and casual.  The mistakes I make on these are not as noticeable as they would be on a fancy piece.

I love them all, but my favorite drawing is the one above.  It has never failed to make me smile.

I did these in the simple back or outline stitch. I found a video showing how to take this easy stitch from Needlerific


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3 Responses

  1. Love your idea here. You will definitely have a unique quilt when you get done with it. And the stitch you have picked out is perfect;)
    Happy Quilting!!

  2. Love YOUR embroidery!!! Nothing better than thinking outside the box, and these have definitely made a huge leap away from the norm. Inspiring!!! THANKS!!!

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