Teddy

I decided to try doing a portrait of Teddy.   I drew a picture a bit over life size and did embroidery on my treadle

Here is how it looked after day one of work

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Here it is after adding the rest

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and framing (the glass makes for glare 😦  )

 

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I wanted to see if there was a way to do this for those who aren’t good at drawing and here is what I came up with (video in 2 parts)

 

 

 

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I have also been having trouble answering your comments .   Every time I try to add a response my computer freezes up and I have to re-start it……I cant figure out what is causing this but as soon as I get it figured out I will respond to your comments 🙂

Happy quilting

Tim

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12 thoughts on “Teddy

  1. Sara Velder says:

    WOW!!

  2. Mrs. Plum says:

    I’m sure Teddy is very pleased with his likeness. As the previous responder said, “Wow!”

  3. Susie Q says:

    I would think it is easier to “draw” a dog with a pencil than to use a sewing machine!!! Great work.

  4. Sandy Scribner says:

    Totally amazing portrait of Teddy!

  5. Pam G says:

    WoW indeed!!!! You have outdone yourself once again. Such talent.

  6. Jan Smith says:

    Your work is amazing! You have such a special muse, too!

  7. Sandi says:

    Absolutely beautiful!!!

  8. melissa raddetz says:

    Your talent is beyond compare. I love that you like to experiment and tackle new things! I can’t imagine that there are a lot of treadle embroiderers….

  9. Katherine says:

    Dear Tim –
    Your talent continues to amaze and inspire. You have captured your sweet boy completely

  10. Barbara Rasch says:

    you have outdone yourself with this wonderful embroidery. Teddy looks so real. Love his ears. You continue to amaze.

  11. Becky in VA says:

    You continue to amaze me!

  12. Ranchwife in Nebraska says:

    Hope all is well. I miss your blog posts. 🙂

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