Rose of Tralee 2007

Susan and I presented this year’s sash for the Washington Rose of Tralee at the Irish Embassy in DC last night. Always a good time.
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Susan, of course, did the design, and I did the digitizing and embroidery.
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She listens to me discuss what is difficult or annoying about stitching out certain shapes and so she tries other things. I love this flower and was happy to see larger applique areas.
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But all those curvy pointed things in the center of the flower design were…a challenge. Several tests sent me back to the digitizing “drawing” board several times to get it figured out just right.
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But once again, I am pleased.
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We also decided to make pins for last year’s Rose and this year’s. This was just fun.
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You can see last year’s winner in last year’s sash here. Last night, Carolyn had on an outfit to match the sash – red skirt, red cami, white blouse, and the coolest red patent leather pumps. I will post the pic when she sends it to me.

Now back to the dungeon…one more dress to finish for this week.

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. picperfic
    Jun 12, 2007 @ 13:55:00

    perfect work and I can hear your pride! Such a busy lady!

  2. Anonymous
    Jun 15, 2007 @ 16:55:00

    What beautiful work! However did you manage to get the petals all different fabrics while embroidering? Amazing!

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