March 11, 2016

Switching Colors...

Black Lab Embroidery

I'm working on an embroidered piece for a client. She requested a chocolate Labrador retriever. I gave her a number of Labrador head and body embroideries from which to choose, and she loved this one. I admit, it's a great face. My job was to convert the color key to resemble a chocolate, rather than black dog.

Brynwood Needleworks - Chocolate Lab Embroidery
 
The machine stitching is complete now. I did add some thread painting to the nose and eyes to give it a bit more dimension, and now I'm really happy with the result. (I shot this image slightly off axis, so it appears shorter than it actually is.)

I have to do some pre-election/clerk work this morning, but I'll be piecing and assembling the rest of this project this afternoon and evening. I'll share the result with you next week.
 
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Oh, it's that time of year again. Don't forget to set your clocks ahead an hour before you hit the hay tonight. (An hour less sleep. Just what I need. Yeah...not really.)

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Createology said...

Beautiful embroidery of a Chocolate Lab face. Thank you for doing civic duty at the elections. Soggy Saturday here...

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