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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2009 09:18:20 PM »

Thanks Eliea, it put a smile on my face to see it on someone's wist!  Looking at your profile I saw we have a lot of interests in common, if I had more time I would say we should do a personal swap! And where were you during the Pern swap?  I wanted to see more Pern crafts!  Wink
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« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2009 08:43:18 AM »

Thanks Eliea, it put a smile on my face to see it on someone's wist!  Looking at your profile I saw we have a lot of interests in common, if I had more time I would say we should do a personal swap! And where were you during the Pern swap?  I wanted to see more Pern crafts!  Wink

I wasn't but I saw it in recent with pics and had to comment on the crocheted dragonlets in the swap. I agree it does seem like we have a lot in common. I to am behind in my crafts though and holidays are right around the corner. *pulls out hair* perhaps after the holidays. Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2009 12:15:40 PM »

Those dragons were very cute! After the holidays I'll probably be busy with all the swaps that are being put off till after the holidays! Can't win for losing!  Anyway, since you've read the pern books it makes the compliment even better.
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« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2009 06:33:41 AM »

I've just (literally, the last few days) started reading these books. My parents read them years and years ago and I've finally got round to it! I love your map, and I think you've done it wonderfully!
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« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2009 07:17:24 AM »

I almost envy you, you have some great reading ahead of you! 
Thank you, I really appreciate the compliment!
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« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2009 05:43:05 PM »

That looks amazing. I've never seen embroidery on a painting before. I like it. And while I love the way the dragon looks, it kind of hurts too. I love Dragonsinger! Awesome job.
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« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2009 04:05:44 PM »

It hurts to see a book harmed? If it helps it really was falling apart, it had been well loved.  If I wasn't a crafter I might have thrown it away.  This way it gets a new life.
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« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2009 11:53:33 PM »

This clearly took a lot of work. I am not patient enough to sit and do hand embroidery. It came out beautiful.  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2009 10:20:10 AM »

Thank you, the worst part was embroidering the edges.  Trying to take out as few staples as possible and trying to hit the right spot at an angle.  Plus the canvas was a little hard to punch through.
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« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2009 02:05:59 PM »

What a great art concept and you executed it beautifully with a lot of thought.  I especially love the repurposed book page as the dragon.  How big is it?
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