Friday, February 5, 2016

Photobombed Gnome Embroidery

A couple months ago I changed this photo (see original at end of post) to black and white then printed it on a Printed Treasures Inkjet Printable Fabric sheet and then embroidered the gnome. If you type in "embroidered photo" to Pinterest you'll see all the inspiration I saw. Some cool stuff there! 
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If you don't have the printable fabric sheets it is possible to do it another way (probably many ways). 
I also printed a photo on bleached muslin by cutting a piece of bleached muslin a little smaller than an 8.5x11 printer paper. I then cut a piece of freezer paper 8.5x11 and ironed it to the muslin. I fed it through the printed and printed a black and white photo on it. It came out really really good!  The freezer paper is to keep it stiff..you're not actually printing on the freezer paper.



The photo is a little blurry but I loved it so much I didn't care. I have another one of the girls at this same spot from the year before that I want to embroider as well. Ava is also making a face in it!
the original below.

6 comments:

c'est la vie said...

That is fun!!

Corinnea said...

I have no earthly idea how I was logged in under that blog name.

kristin said...

Well this is just adorable. Love.

Kelly's Korner said...

Aw so cool! This is a really fun idea!

Anonymous said...

Love it! JennyBean

Jessica said...

This is hysterical. It makes me want to find a picture of the kids to embroider

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