Friday, February 10, 2012

Steampunk Valentine's Blog Hop

My friend Lisa told me I HAD to take a look at LRs Very Steampunk Valentine Blog Hop because she knew I loved costuming and steampunk. She's right, I do loves me some steampunk.
I tend to follow patterns instead of creating my own design, but I decided to stretch myself.
I am glad I did!!

I am trying to learn embroidery at the moment so this is what I came up with. 


Victoriana Silhouette 


It looks a lot bigger than it is. It's a 4" hoop. I used a zipper to simulate the gear and brass look and hand stitched all the gears and the felt silhouettes.

For a look at what everyone else did and a chance at some fun goodies, check out the links below!! 
Don't forget to leave a comment.....we all love hearing from you!

32 comments:

  1. Turned out great... LOVE THAT zipper, your background is perfect for the silhouettes.

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  2. Very cool Ms. Gena! I love the zipper too! Just the perfect accent!

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  3. really nice work - love the zipper accent too!

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  4. You ruined my computer. I looked at your project started drooling and fried the keyboard. All joking aside, I love it! I never would have thought to embroider gears as the background. Awesome!

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  5. Wow! It's beautiful. Love the use of the zipper to simulate the gears and embroidered gears.

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  6. Wow gorgeous silhouettes, I feel like eating a quality street choc ! xoxoxo Fab

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  7. Oh my gosh I live this! Gorgeous :)

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  8. Totally cool! Love that you hand stitched the gears!!! TFS

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  9. This is so cool regena! I love that you did a stitching project! You did a fabulous job and I'm so proud to have you as part of my leslierahye very Steampunk Valentine Blog Hop!! Fantastic!

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  10. This was time consuming for you and loved it!
    Pam Latham

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  11. This is so neat and such a great design! Love the zipper idea and your stitched gears are perfect. One of my favorites so far :)
    -Molly

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  12. Oh my those are such wonderful steampunk type silhouettes and the gears and the use of the zipper!1 Love it!!

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  13. Very cute! I like the finished project.

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  14. It turned out great! The zipper around the edge is a great finishing touch! I checked out some of the others. Yours is my favorite!

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    1. you're just sayin that...but I love it anyway!

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  15. This is so cool what a talent you are.

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  16. Fabulous idea, love Steampunk http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/

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  17. Love what you created! The embroidery is great and so is that zipper around the edge. Happy Valentines Day!

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  18. Beautiful piece of art! I am partial to silhouettes and this Victorian couple look delightful against the subtle background of gears. Using a hoop & zipper is inspired!

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    1. Forgot to leave my contact info: miki.t@comcast.net

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  19. Fabulous wall hanging!! LOVE your use of the zipper!!

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  20. Awesome I love the silhouettes

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  21. totally different and so much fun.. TFS

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  22. this is a cool project something different calebwmartin@yahoo.com

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