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11  Re: T4-Tea Towels Go International in The Swap Gallery by BrookOwens on: December 03, 2008 08:23:38 PM
Sent Tabs towel!!! Should be there in a few days!! I stitched the snail rolling out dough that I found on hoop love on flickr. The picture I took on my phone so its not the best! I tried to tie it all in with everyone elses colors and theme... She said she was going to hang it in her kitchen... So i went with the snail making cookies.... Hope she likes it!


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12  Christmas Decoration Walnut Balls in Winter Holidays by BrookOwens on: December 01, 2008 12:19:28 AM
This is my take on martha Stewarts walnut ball she made in her "HOLIDAY" magazine. I love the way it looks! So elegant! Check my blog for more INFO!



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13  Felt rose and rosette headbands in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by BrookOwens on: November 30, 2008 09:52:33 PM
I have been addicted to making these!!! They are so fun and look SSSOOOOO cute in your hair! The designs are my own. I used wool blend felt which is the BEST.... Cheap felt... well its CHEAP.... wool blend is divine!!!
Check my blog for more info and different colors!








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14  Woman Circa 1950... pin up style canvas II !! Embroidery is ART!! in Needlework: Completed Projects by BrookOwens on: November 30, 2008 09:42:46 PM
I already have used this pattern before but i wanted to change it up a little bit . I changed her hair to a more red-ish color and I changed her ribbon to emerald green... LOVE IT! I also changed her earring to a more traditional stud using metallic floss!! I just love her! She's so mysterious! She is perfect to hang... ANYWHERE!!!  Check out my blog for more info about her!







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15  Moustache Christmas Ornaments !!! in Winter Holidays by BrookOwens on: November 11, 2008 02:55:15 PM
So I got a wild hair up my butt and decided " Every Christmas tree needs a disguise" I seriously LOVE these guys!! They are so funny! and they look so cute all on the tree! At the craft show I just did last week they were a HIT! more info about them on my blog! They are my own drawing and I used wool blend felt.... mmmm so yummy! Rayon felt is the devil!





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16  Re: T4-Tea Towels Go International in The Swap Gallery by BrookOwens on: October 23, 2008 02:30:53 AM
here is what I stitched on 1boy1girl1kitty2 towel. She stitched "friendship" as her design... As i was looking through flickr I kept on stopping on these little guys.... how ironic is a friendship between a cat and fish... I think its so cute!! for some reason every time I iron my work it makes the stitches crooked... I am so MAD! i made extra sure to make the bowl as perfect as possible! maybe Ill take a look at it before I send it tomorrow.

here is the whole towel


sorry for the horrible photos I was in a hurry!
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17  Woman Circa 1950... pin up style canvas!! Embroidery is ART!! in Needlework: Completed Projects by BrookOwens on: October 14, 2008 05:30:21 PM
This is my FAVORITE piece I've done!!! Its stitched on a canvas!! then I added nail heads around the edge!!! its so fun! I love her face! I used split stitch and backstitch... Isn't she DIVINE!!!













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18  Re: T4-Tea Towels Go International in The Swap Gallery by BrookOwens on: September 30, 2008 08:41:51 PM
Here is my addition to Recangels towel.. It was a labor of love. This is by far the most detailed work I have ever done. Normally I need some instant gratification but I knew I needed something great. I really wanted to make something special for her because I was sssooo inspired by her Alberta! I actually was having swap anxiety to what I should stitch her.... So i googled a little bit and this is what I came up with ..... Attala... Hope you like it Rectangel !!!!


Here is the sort story behind Attala : Attala County, Mississippi: Attala is named for Attala or Atala, a fictional Native American heroine from a story by Franois-Ren de Chateaubriand.

close ups for rectangel (since I know she loves close ups)



And her whole towel so far


There are more pics on my flickr and my blog

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19  Pin Up with telephone = Tea Towel in Needlework: Completed Projects by BrookOwens on: September 22, 2008 04:46:14 AM
I made this for the lovely Katiekutthroat in a personal swap that we did! This pattern is one of my favorites that I have... why? I don't know, I guess the telephone... and the way she is standing with her fab hat on... I used 6 strands on the hat... it seems so BULKY... Many people use 6 strands but it was too much for me. but anyways... the rest I used 3-4 I believe! the lips and eyes I used 1-2... hhmmm what else... I added ric rac on the bottom. and yup thats pretty much it! I love her and was sad to see her go!!! more info on my blog.




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20  Geisha Pin-up tampon holder- NUDITY in Needlework: Completed Projects by BrookOwens on: September 15, 2008 03:26:34 PM
I did a swap with katie and I made her this tampon holder.... She said she liked asian and pin up things... so I thought this would be perfect. I embroidered it onto felt... used a pattern that is no longer available on flickr.... and... thats about all... It was a lot harder then i thought I've never stitched something that small and detailed.... anyways here it is...


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