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« on: February 08, 2010 08:33:34 AM »

This is what I made gamemom42 for the "one tiny thing" swap.

I made acorn cup with the little pot from an activia really creamy yogurt. They are such nice rounded little pots and I find it really hard to chuck them out.
I covered the pot with a scrap of silk I had been hanging onto for aaages (Hoarder... Me? Never...)
and made the acorn itself from a (new) brown sock, left over from a sock monkey making marathon I did a while back.

The leaves have a bit of free-motion machine embroidery embellishment.
My partner said she needed a needle book after I had started this so I added a wee one between the leaves.


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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010 08:35:40 AM »

This is so awesome!
Great use of the yogurt container.
The pattern of the silk was PERFECT for the acorn cap- see, its not hoarding when you actually USE the stuff  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2010 08:56:28 AM »

Ooh, that's cool.

Also a very creative way to add in the needlebook.
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2010 09:13:58 AM »

That's incredibly beautiful. All of the fabrics work so well together, and there's nothing wrong with a little hoarding, is there? You have a very lucky partner!

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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2010 09:35:19 AM »

That is so beautiful and what an awesome idea. So jealous!

« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2010 09:36:35 AM »

Lovely!  This turned out amazing.  The colors and the textures are so nice.  Very well done.

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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2010 09:54:03 AM »

The needlebook is such a clever addition!  I love beautiful items with hidden practical uses Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2010 10:22:35 AM »

Wow, this is absolutely wonderful! I love it. The idea, the materials, the construction, everything. Just grand.

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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2010 08:41:40 PM »

So lovely and clever...lucky swap partner!

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« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2010 06:29:01 PM »

that is neat. the colors look really neat together.

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