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« on: September 03, 2008 03:08:05 PM »

So here is my contribution:

It is (obviously) a Bert cozie




it is beadwork on a satin scrap.
The lining is also made from the satin:


Here is a close up from the beads and the stitching:


and the coolest thing about it is that his hair wired so can can play hair dress up with it


If you got that far you might wonder what this cozie is for. Huh
Well, have a guess..

it is
a cozie
for
my
eyebrow tweezers!


Got it??!! Bert...unibrow...Ha rhar!

I have to admit that the idea behind it was not completely useless. I made it because I wanted something for the tweezers so I can find them better in the abyss of my purse. At the end the useless character still showed up because the opening of the cozie is not closeable and the tweezers fall out and still hide in the depth of my purse.. Undecided

Anyhow.
Hope you like it!



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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2008 03:20:52 PM »

Bert is awesome!  I love his unibrow and his hair, and I can't believe how much work this must have been!  Really cute, and funny too. 

Can you stitch in a bit of velcro at the top to keep him closed?  Amazing beadwork, thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2008 03:24:16 PM »

I think I may have just pissed myself!  That is ridiculously hysterical.  And Bert of all people need that. 

Great beadwork!  It really does look like him.
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2008 03:26:02 PM »

If I had to vote right this second, you would get my vote as the winner of this challenge!!

This is so undeniably awesome!   Shocked

You should win!!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2008 03:26:26 PM »

Thats hilarious!!! I need one of those for my mother and I. We always end up taking each others tweezers because we loose our own. Love all the bead work and I'm sure it took a good good amount of time to make this wonderful cozie! Awesome job! Now burt has no excuse not to tweeze <3
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2008 03:28:38 PM »

haha If you have a tweezers misplacement issue like I do, I bet this will solve it.
And I'm amazed at all those tiny stitches! The beading looks very neat.
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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2008 03:35:43 PM »

Aww - Bert looks fabulous! What a totally cool cozy!!!
that hair is totally rad!!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2008 03:36:02 PM »

haha. this is too funny. you did a great job on it also.
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2008 04:10:55 PM »

So far... You totally are winning on the irony. Great idea and work.
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« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2008 04:28:10 PM »

my absolute FAV.  I have a billionty pairs of tweezers because I lose them all the time.  I can't imagine the amt of patience it would take to do all this beadwork!  Nice job. Smiley
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