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Rust Red Iris - Naked

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13 April 2008

Rust Red Iris - Naked

I thought I'd show the Iris out of the hoop and with the protective muslim removed, before it's washed and blocked.
You can't really see, but it's *filthy*

I've realized that I need to cut the backing to size and hem it to the back of the linen - I'll do that after washing, so the two pieces of material can move independantly. I'd hate them to pull against each other.

And here's the back :
I'm not a very tidy person, as you can see.

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9 Comments:

Blogger Dragonsally said...

looks tidy to me

Sunday, April 13, 2008  
OpenID paulahewitt said...

This looks great - front and back! You must be pleaseed with the way it turned out.

Monday, April 14, 2008  
Blogger MargB said...

This is absolutely wonderful - you must be very pleased with it. Thankyou for sharing the whole process with us all

Monday, April 14, 2008  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

Thankyou all for coming along on the trip with me.

I'm not quite finished yet. I have to french hem the backing material, up where it won't show, behind the lace edging.

Monday, April 14, 2008  
Anonymous Steve said...

This is beautiful - well done.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

Thanks!

Thursday, April 17, 2008  
Blogger Splodge said...

This is terrific. Well done!

Thursday, April 17, 2008  
Anonymous Maria del Valle said...

I like your great work dear friend!!
Congratulations!

Thursday, April 17, 2008  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

Thankyou both! :-)

Friday, April 18, 2008  

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