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« on: February 04, 2009 07:38:25 PM »

Ok, here was my pincushion that I sent to to PerachYafeh for barbolot's pin cushion swap. (Did you see barbolot's pincushion by the way? It was amazing! I love it!)

Anyway! On to the one that I made!



It's made of wool blend felt that I colored with artist chalks. I now am addicted to coloring felt with chalk, it's a weird sickness!



If you're interested in more details, I did a write up on my blog. I really loved making this, I hope everyone likes it! Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009 08:26:24 PM »

It's really cute. I like how the chalk makes the color so soft and pretty. Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009 09:28:40 PM »

OMG! That is the cutest thing ever! Love it!
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009 09:39:33 PM »

the pastels work so nicely
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2009 05:54:39 AM »

So pretty! Great work!  The colors are fantastic!
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2009 06:51:22 AM »

Oh, wow, it's gorgeous! The french knots in the flowers are a really nice touch.
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« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2009 09:23:56 AM »

Wow! It's so pretty. Great job, love the colors.
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« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2009 04:08:22 PM »

it is just so delicate and pretty Smiley  you should win a patience award for all those amazing details Wink
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« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2009 08:13:16 AM »

This is so pretty! I love the way you shaded the felt!
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« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2009 08:55:43 AM »

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I'm making a cozy for my sewing machine, and I wanted to decorate it with a branch of cherry blossoms. I managed the branch fine, but everything I tried for the blossoms was sub-par. Pink felt was either too light or too neon. I tried ribbon flowers: ick. I just bought some pink fabric to try something else, and then I saw your post. Brilliant!!! I had the felt and the chalk on hand, so I gave it a try, and I LOVE it!!! Thanks so much for the inspiration. Have to run and get some more floss so I can attach a few more flowers. I'll post a new topic when I'm finished, and I will CERTAINLY give you credit for saving my project. This is why I LOVE Craftster!  Grin Grin Grin
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