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« on: April 03, 2008 06:04:57 AM »

i wasn't sure whether i should put this in general or reconstructed, or even needlework, so feel free to move it.

well, i made this for a swap i was in, and my partner has received, although i didn't hear from her, so hopefully she liked it Undecided

i just bought i plain white tshirt, already had the pink fabric, and felt.  as far as i am aware, the japanese charcters say strawberry, although the online translator i used may have not been accurate. oh well.  all up it took me probably over 4 hours, as it is all stitched by hand, and i work very slowly.  the idea was my own original concept. comments/criticism appreciated, as this is my first attempt at non-knitted clothing. let me know what you think!

on me (it was a few sizes to big for me - but it gives you an idea)

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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2008 06:16:58 AM »

Super cute!!! If I saw that in a store I would most definitely buy it.

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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2008 06:19:31 AM »

aaaiiieee!!!  this is super kawaii!  did you use wool or synthetic wool?  
I totally want one!

p.s. it does indeed say strawberry!

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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2008 06:33:45 AM »

How cute!

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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2008 08:51:40 AM »

I think it's super cute! You did a great job, and I'm sure your partner loved it!

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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2008 12:21:29 AM »

aww thanks guys! *blushes* Embarrassed

i believe that the felt was synthetic (mainly because it cost 60c per piece lol)

also, yay for the accuracy of the online translator.  i wanted to make it say "super sweet strawberry" but given the time constraints of the swap, it would have been a bit ambitious.

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