Crewel owl redo

I can’t get over disliking some choices I made on the owl, so I traced it again and started over. Ah, hindsight…

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A narrower color palette, more careful stitch effects, and a little more attention to detail are making me happier with this one so far. The owl design (and the deer before it) are from Urban Threads, which has both machine and hand embroidery patterns. I like a lot of the designs – they’re modern and more sophisticated than most needlework stuff available – and, best of all, their hand embroidery patterns are $1 apiece.

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