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« on: February 14, 2010 10:33:04 AM »



Happy Valentine's Day, friends!

I stitched this up, intending to frame it in a wooden hoop and hang it up... but it didn't fit! I was thinking maybe a pillow... but I am still unsure. Anyone else have any suggestions as to what I should do with it?
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2010 10:41:29 AM »

How about on a towel? Or maybe drape it over a lampshade for the day?

Other than my less than helpful ideas, may I say wow? Nice work, great color choices.
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2010 11:00:21 AM »

Beautiful! You could back it with red felt (maybe cut with a decorative edge) a little larger than the embroidery to make it looked framed and just hang it like that. But it would also make a cute pillow.
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010 03:48:52 PM »

Oh, it's wonderful! I agree that it would make a very pretty pillow, but something this nice deserves to be on the wall! Maybe you could try to find a hoop that's just a little bit bigger?
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2010 07:58:09 PM »

It's really pretty. I like the border design a lot. Could you sew it to other pieces of coordinating fabric to make a mini quilt or a little wall hanging?
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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2010 05:42:53 AM »

I vote for bigger hoop. It might also be very cute appliqued on a tote.
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« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2010 09:46:04 AM »

I'd applique it on a pillow.  It's lovely, by the way!
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« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2010 01:54:27 PM »

This is sooooo pretty. really love how you filled your little hearts!
I say mount & mat it into a regular square frame (i like the idea of round & square together). It's lovely whatever you choose.
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2010 02:44:28 PM »

Awesome. Absolutely lovely Smiley.

I'd vote for a larger hoop too. I think the felt idea was also a great one.
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2010 06:14:19 PM »

Oooo! So many great ideas - thanks, everyone!

I'm leaning toward the felt idea... but still undecided.
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