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Young Marilyn

Created in this Craftsy Course

Snazzy Stitched Portraits taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Express your creativity and personality as you make captivating, customized fabric portraits.

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Category Quilting
Type Wall Hanging
Style Art
Hawkeyeannie on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Flesh fabric, batiks, roving, child's jean jacket, altered, matching threads, ear rings

Hawkeyeannie on craftsy.com

Thanks everyone

12/16/2013 Flag

This is beautiful. I love the way you've used a colour other than red for the lips - it makes it more real, somehow. The subtle colouring gives the whole thing a rather ethereal look.

01/06/2014 Flag

Thank you, I love doing her, the lips where fussy cut from an upholstery fabric that had a large pink rose. I just used the part between the petals. I also used fabric pencils to enhance corners. I love doing these, I made my BFF and Me portrait for Christmas , gave it to her, and she loved it. I love this tutorial and the teacher as well. very inspiring.

01/10/2014 Flag

Can you explain how you do the eyelashes? These are beautiful!

02/05/2014 Flag

You have really done a great job on this portrait!! Good Work!!!

02/06/2014 Flag

Thank you, the eyelashes are free motion, starting at outer edge, with black, run along the top of eye ball, then travel up and backdown, and then move over about a eighth inch and repeat across eye. When needed, I went over to fill in line.

02/07/2014 Flag