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« on: August 10, 2006 02:42:32 PM »

Hi felters-
 I've just been amazed and wowed by the most awesome and inspiring package from my mum ever! She came to visit in April and I taught her a quick basic lesson in needle felting. As the mega-craft queen herself- she became quickly addicted. Grin  I haven't had a chance to see any of her big creations since we were together this past spring, so I am absolutely floored and SO PROUD of my Mums quick learning, and amazing creative penache.
These are some of the things she's sent to me to add to or collaborate with. fun!  Grin
Flowers  Grin !!!


'Jungle Bird'


'Marbled Buddha'


'Navajo Girl'


and the BEST present to me EVER- a funky frog in a thong!!  Grin Grin Cheesy Cheesy
 
I have to come up with a good name for her. any ideas???

Thanks for looking- my Mum isn't online but I hope you love them as much as I do.. <3<3<3<3  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2006 02:50:48 PM »

wow! she is definately talented! I'm in love with the bird. I have no idea how to needle felt but these kinda make me want to learn  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2006 05:25:11 AM »

Ooh, orchids!  I love that Buddha too.  Kudos to your mom!
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2006 06:16:52 AM »

That frog wearing a thong made my day-- thank your Mum for such a good laugh!  And it definitely deserves a name-- something swanky!  Cheesy 

The Navajo girl is absolutely precious-- next to the thong wearing frog, she is definitely my favorite.  All of your Mum's pieces are fabulous though-- she is incredibly talented! 
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2006 09:08:37 AM »

Thanks to you all for the comments. I am going to tell my mum- and she'll be tickled.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2006 03:18:11 PM »

Like mother, like daughter.  Wow, the two of you are awesome.  Your mother's work is so wonderful and so many variations - such creative minds and hands and eyes that complete the idea.  HurraH for Lexis and Lexis Mom!
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2006 10:17:13 AM »

you're the sweetest Grace- thanks so much.  Kiss
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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2006 06:19:10 PM »

Your mum IS cool - she obviously has a good sense of humor like you (looking at that frog with it's pink thong  Cheesy)

Pass on my congrats to your mum for learninf a new craft so quickly and well!

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« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2006 07:12:27 PM »

The budhha is so awesome.  Everything is magnificent!  What a joy!

Wonder when scientists will find the crafty gene in the human genome project?!!!?Huh
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2006 07:04:04 PM »

The budhha is so awesome.  Everything is magnificent!  What a joy!

Wonder when scientists will find the crafty gene in the human genome project?!!!?Huh
Your mum IS cool - she obviously has a good sense of humor like you (looking at that frog with it's pink thong  Cheesy)

Pass on my congrats to your mum for learninf a new craft so quickly and well!



thanks-  Cheesy The two best traits i think i picked up from my mama- is a great aesthetic eye, and a GREAT black humour!   Grin We make good pals.
snacker- you've said it.. both my parents were artists, so I guess something can be said about genetics. I cant deny my attraction to pretty things. lol..
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