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Here are some details about my project:
Category Embroidery
Type Accessory
Technique Machine
Style Casual
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What was your source for this embroidery project? Improvisational

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What materials did you use? Cotton reenactment sailcloth, embroidery thread, cotton webbing, slides.

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What are you most proud of? I love the uniqueness of the bag. I am also proud of the sturdy construction.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Enjoy making meaningful gifts.

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This is amazing, Genette! Did you come up with the design yourself?

01/17/2012 Flag

Yes,my husband loves Herman Melville so I degitized the images from pictures of the author and my husband picked the quotations. The actual backpack pattern is my design and is.quite large--good enough to take to sea.

01/18/2012 Flag


05/31/2016 Flag