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Topic: "I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees"  (Read 4340 times)
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strawberrycherry
« on: April 08, 2009 04:35:27 AM »

I made this for a Dr. Seuss swap on Ravelry. I plan to frame it or somehow mount it (any suggestions?).

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edited 4/9: i framed it in an 8"x8" scrapbook shadow box. i really like how it turned out. i hope my partner loves it!!
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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2009 05:19:18 AM »

I LOVE IT!!  The Lorax is so great.  I think a simple black frame would be great for it.  Awesome job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2009 05:24:49 AM »

He is adorable.  I love the Lorax! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2009 05:41:03 AM »

Love love love! The Lorax is my favorite... great job! Is it crayon tinted?
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2009 07:17:54 AM »

this is my favorite Dr. Seuss book of all time!! I got a huge grin when I saw the thumbnail!! I think you could showcase the work by a simple frame, but a red & white striped frame would rock (imo of course)! great job Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2009 10:25:19 AM »

It's wonderful...I'm very jealous of your swap partner, now!
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2009 10:38:33 AM »

This is so awesome. I am instantly jealous of your swap partner.

And I agree with fiberartsy. With the colors and wonderful job, a simple black frame would be perfect.
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2009 11:13:58 AM »

Wow, you really captured it perfectly. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2009 01:00:49 PM »

beautiful!

i have bought "foam" board at hobby lobby (in my store it is near the framing dept) for like a $2 for a huge sheet.  you'll need an exacto knife or box cutter to cut the foam board.

cut the board to fit your embroidered piece and then lace up the back.  i use 2 threads to making knotting off easier.....
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http://www.needlenthread.com/2007/12/finish-work-how-to-frame-piece-of.html
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2009 01:56:57 PM »

That looks wonderful!  I love your Lorax. 
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