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Crystal Ball Emoji Embroideries (Necklace and Wall Decor)

One of my favorite emoji’s is the crystal ball. Naturally I decided to do an embroidery of it!

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It is done in a 6″ wooden embroidery hoop painted white. It is on black cotton using two different purples, gold, and silver embroidery floss.

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I liked this one so much I also made a necklace out of it!

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It is done in a 1.5″ wooden embroidery hoop.

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Both of these are available in the shop for sale.

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Ouija Board Embroidery

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Last year I did an embroidery of a Ouija board, and this year I did a second one, but with a little bit more of a Halloween feel to it.

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I did this embroidery on white linen, and splattered it with red paint. The hoop is wooden, but I hand painted it black.

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This embroidery has sold, but you can expect to see more like it.

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Witch Hat Embroidery

I have another Halloween embroidery to share today! This one is a witch hat with the phrase “witch life.”

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This little embroidery is done in a 4″ hoop, and is done on white medium weight linen (my favorite fabric to embroider on).

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I used black, purple, and a deep pink embroidery floss.

Check out more info on the piece & photos in the shop where it is for sale.

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Halloween Icons Embroidery

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I think it might be kind of obvious at this point, but Halloween is my favorite holiday, and fall is my favorite time of year. This year I made a few Halloween embroideries, and this icon one is my favorite:

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I think it makes a pretty good Halloween decoration, or if you are me, a decoration for year round.

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What’s your favorite part of Halloween? Mine is dressing up, and the decorations.

This embroidery is listed in the shop for sale, and you can see more info on in there!

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All Seeing Eye Embroidered Necklace

Hi! I’ve been awful at updating (it’s been 9 months, awful is an understatement). I’m still embroidering, though! Instagram (follow me @toocrewel) makes it easy to not update, because I can post what I’m working on as it is happening. I remember when blogging was the main wait for me to show my work, and I miss it! So, here I am. Today I’m sharing with you a little embroidered necklace I recently made!

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This little guy is probably one of my favorite necklaces I’ve made to date. The embroidery hoop itself is made by Dandelyne (Sonia has created such a community with her little hoops, seriously check her out!).

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I did the embroidery on a medium weight white linen, and used mustard yellow, black, a silvery purple, and gold embroidery floss.

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I have this necklaces listed in my shop, and since I updated last my necklaces are actually cheaper! They are now available for $15 +shipping.

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Orange, Yellow, and Gold Embroidered Necklace

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This mini embroidery hoop necklace is very similar to the purple and gold one I shared last week.

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For this one I used burnt orange, mustard yellow, a sorbet style orange, and gold.

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I think it has a 70’s feel, it kind of reminds me of shag carpet. You can see more of this piece in the shop!

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Commissioned Pillow Embroidery

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About a month or so ago I finished this commission. The customer ordered this for his boyfriend, it was a letter that his grandfather had written in Arabic. It was such a sentimental and sweet gift.

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The back side of the pillow is also tan, however it is a darker color than the front. This pillow was a little difficult to work on, because when I transferred over the grandfathers handwriting it did not transfer very dark, so it was a pretty hard to see unless it was the brightest time of the day. It was worth it, though!

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If you’re interested in your own commission piece, pillows start out at $50.00!

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Parks and Recreation Inspired Embroidery

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I am so sad that Parks and Recreation is coming to an end, it is always so funny, and I love so many of the characters/actors. In this last season the company Gryzzl has a saying that goes
“Wouldn’t it be tight if everyone was chill to each other?”

IMG_1498After we watched the episode where you first see this Bryan suggested I do an embroidery of it, naturally I did it immediately.

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I wanted it to resemble an old style crewel, or something you’d see hanging in your grandma’s house. I liked the idea of the contrasting style to the saying.

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This piece hangs in a 10″ hoop, and is up for sale in the shop!

Be chill!

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Rachel from Blade Runner Embroidered

egoodnessIMG_1278A couple weeks ago my boyfriend Bryan and I decided we wanted to make some pieces together. We wanted to try out the free motion foot he had gotten me a couple of years ago for my sewing machine, but we were both not the best at it. So, he drew Rachel from the movie Blade Runner on fabric for me, and I hand stitched it.

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This is done in a four inch hoop. The reference photo for it she was sitting in a dark room with a little bit of smoke floating around her.

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This piece is up for sale in the shop, so check out more photos there!

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Dream catcher Embroidered Necklace (in mini hoop)

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I have another necklace design in a mini hoop to share today. This one is in an oval hoop, though! I’m obsessed with these little ovals and I can’t wait to buy some more.
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This embroidery is done on a white linen, that I had dyed with blue and gold acrylic paint.

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You can see more on this necklace in the shop, because it is for sale!

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