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Divine Mercy banner (face of Christ)

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Other
Style Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? The facial features and hair is hand embroider with regular sewing thread on flesh colored fabric. It took a very long time...several months. The entire banner is about 6 or 7 ft tall.

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What are you most proud of? Starting. It was very intimidating to try and do the face of Christ.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? A lot of prayer.

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Divine Mercy my favorite. How in the world do you do this. You are amazing. I am thinking of trying to copy one of our stained glass windows for my sons ordination. I have four years left to try and attempt it. Your work is beautiful!

08/24/2011 Flag

First of all...Congratulations on your son's upcoming Ordination. One thing about stain glass windows is that the lines are generally well defined.

08/24/2011 Flag

Do you have patterns? I would love to try this!

09/05/2011 Flag

No. I don't have a pattern. I blew up an image to get the general outline.

10/09/2011 Flag

I just blew up a picture and used that as my templet.

09/24/2012 Flag

Beautiful - looking at it makes me feel very peaceful. :)

03/10/2012 Flag

I have made some 5-6 ft. long angels banners using what seems to be the same technique for faces. a few years ago. Your face of Jesus is the best that I have seen done this way. My came out okay as different ladies of our parish worked on the angels. Some were better at the stitching than others. I would like to talk a class doing this from you if you should ever decide to put on together on a website. Please let me know if that happens. silkembroider email: lafleurtx@earthlink.net

03/22/2012 Flag

You did an awesome job my dear!!!!!! Excellent

03/22/2014 Flag

Thank you.

03/31/2014 Flag