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Topic: 6m of Calico, some old decorations and time to spare - one Calico Tree  (Read 1501 times)
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livmcc
« on: December 11, 2007 10:04:19 PM »

A tree made from layers of calico and lots of cutting.

The floor was a little of a mess afterward



The angel was made out of calico stiffened with PVA



Close up of the Tree



I hope that you like it
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2007 10:49:25 PM »

this is beautiful! Amazing job!

This must have taken a while to make, did you make a frame and layer the fabric on, gluing it into place then cutting slits?

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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2007 11:00:06 PM »

Took one long night to make the tree then the next afternoon to make the angel. There is an cardboard frame under the calico. I folded the calico into strips of consisting of I think 8 layers then cut it, and glued it to the tree.
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2007 03:31:43 AM »

WOW! That is gorgeous, and so creative. It is hands down the best looking tree I've seen. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2007 06:50:48 AM »

that is very creative - unusual and pretty - nice work Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2007 12:23:31 AM »

WOW!  That is soooooooooon cool!!  I would love to have one of those Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2007 12:17:58 PM »

Detailed tute please!!!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2007 04:38:19 PM »

Detailed tute please!!!!!!

Sure Amu-mu anything for you, will try and do a tute for it soon Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2007 06:16:31 PM »

Detailed tute please!!!!!!

Sure Amu-mu anything for you, will try and do a tute for it soon Smiley

Soon, or... NOW??!!?  j/k Wink

I would soooo love to make black one, that would be so kick ass!  This is the coolest tree in the world!
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