stitched portraits

free hand drawing made into a stitched portrait by Marna Lunt

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A step by step guide to turning a photo of a loved one into a stitched portrait.
Module 1 Welcome and How It Works
Welcome to Illumintaing Embroidery heres what to do before the course starts.
Unit 1 welcome to stitched portraits
Module 2 Day One - Monday
how the course will work what materials do you need to begin this sort of project
Unit 1 how the course will work..
Unit 2 where to begin...
Unit 3 choose the right pose...
Module 3 Day Two - Wednesday
choosing the right portrait pose do I need to draw it myself drawing out my design
Unit 1 do i need to draw it from scratch...
Unit 2 tracing out my design...
Unit 3 how to draw a portrait..
Module 4 Day Three - Friday
inspiration, looking at how others do it colours & fabrics to use stitches to use
Unit 1 face mapping...
Unit 2 finding your own style... *bonus*
Unit 3 inspiration...
Module 5 Homework
a little excise to do over the weekend if you want to
Unit 1 homework...
Module 6 Day Four - Monday
face mapping simple step by step guide slotting your fabric together
Unit 1 fixing mistakes... *bonus*
Unit 2 stitches and fabrics to consider...
Unit 3 step by step guide on how to create a simple design...
Module 7 Day Five - Wednesday
becoming a little more adventurous more stitches to use more fabrics to use
Unit 1 becoming a bit adventurous...
Unit 2 tone & shading with thread...
Module 8 Day Six - Friday
ways to display finding your own style and beyond
Unit 1 ways to display...
Unit 2 and beyond...
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