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« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2008 12:46:46 PM »

I love all your projects! I saw that it was you and got all excited.  Cheesy
The little bird is super cute (love the stick legs) Cheesy
And I like how you did the textured background under the numbers; it really makes them pop.
My pugs say hi to yours!
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« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2008 02:09:51 PM »

Laura!!!  How are them pugs of yours?  My puggins say hello back!  I love the stick legs too, that's what birdy legs always seem to be in my imagination. Smiley

and thank you all for your marvy compliments, makes me feel all fuzzy inside!  I haven't made anything in a long time cos I was on an all-time inspiration low, but just recently I've begun to get ideas again and it makes me so happy!
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« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2008 03:01:00 PM »

oh wow... I love the second one! nice redwork design!
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« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2008 04:35:00 PM »

wow! these are beautiful!!!
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« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2008 06:00:50 PM »

WOW! I would never guess you were new to embroidery. I adore that bird!
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« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2008 11:38:09 PM »

Awww!  That bird is so cute!  Your redwork is really cool too.  It totally looks like you've been embroidering for years.
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« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2008 05:38:18 PM »

oh wow you have just inspired me to learn embroidery! i was actually thinking of learning tonight while the boyfriend works! never attempted needlework at all so if it turns out ok i'll post mine as well! the bird is absolutely adorable! awesome work!
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« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2008 01:38:21 PM »

both are so pretty! I really like the numbers.
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« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2008 12:16:54 PM »

That delightful bird is adorable, and I LOVE the red "blackwork." Looks like you've got a new hobby!  Wink
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« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2008 08:29:00 AM »

Thank you all!!

oh wow you have just inspired me to learn embroidery! i was actually thinking of learning tonight while the boyfriend works! never attempted needlework at all so if it turns out ok i'll post mine as well! the bird is absolutely adorable! awesome work!

Did you ever embark on your embroidery quest?  Can't wait to see what you've made!
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