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Conker Haul
« on: September 09, 2009 11:01:40 AM »



Here's a brooch I just made, using felt and embroidery thread. It's inspired by tattoos (in this case japanese waves). It's a wee bit wonky but I'm still pretty happy with the result.

What do you guys think? Smiley
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lilninjabear
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2009 12:56:00 PM »

I think it's awesome! Looks very much like japanese style waves which is very cool. This would be a neat and creative boutonnire for a crafty/tattooed wedding or something. *inspired* =)
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Conker Haul
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2009 01:11:09 PM »

 Grin Thank you! I think I'm blushing right now! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2009 02:42:38 PM »

It reminds me of the woodblock prints by Hokusai
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Conker Haul
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2009 05:19:23 PM »

That's really cool because I was looking at The Great Wave off Kanagawa print as I was sketching the pattern!
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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2009 04:16:59 AM »

I love everything about it! Colors, texture, design - everything. And that though I usually dont like felt too much, because to me it looks clumsy, harmless in a way. But this one... LOVE!
Plans to make more of these? Please show!
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Conker Haul
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2009 08:31:42 AM »

Blushing again, thank you! Grin I am hoping to do more tattoo related ones. I agree with you that sometimes they can look clumsy so I'm taking my time with the patterns- I don't want them to look twee.
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Bakeneko
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2009 10:24:54 PM »

It is very subtle and stylish.
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