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« on: August 08, 2008 07:55:38 AM »

Here's my second real project with hand embroidery.  I embroidered the design first, from the Florid Fauna series.
 
The satin on the moon took forever, but I like how it came out.

And then turned them into cork backed coasters. 

The cork is nice because it helps with heat and won't scratch anything on your table, and they're sturdy enough to actually feel like coasters.  It's a bit of a struggle to get them under your sewing machine, but i managed.

They make a really nice gift set too, all you need is a little matching bit of ribbon.

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008 08:23:30 AM »

They're lovely if only i could embroider lol!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2008 08:57:01 AM »

awesome! your stitching is so nice. i like the moon a lot. and the colors you chose look good together. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2008 08:58:26 AM »

hey...I just went & got your tut for these last night  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2008 09:02:17 AM »

Thanks!  I love craftster, its such a sweet way of sharing stuff...
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« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2008 09:10:09 AM »

They look terrific!  I love the colors, as well.
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2008 09:26:56 AM »

How pretty!!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2008 09:34:15 AM »

Awesome! Thanks for the tute! I love these! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2008 10:14:02 AM »

That is such a good idea! And they look fantastic! Wish i could embroider/sit still for more than five minutes together...
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« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2008 10:19:08 AM »

Ooooh - pretty, pretty!  Great work!
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