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Topic: Recycled... Reclaimed...its a little cottage  (Read 6508 times)
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« on: April 19, 2010 03:59:24 PM »

here is the little cottage Ive been working on for what seems lke forever......it is all hand sewn and made out of recycled sweaters, blazers, sweatshirts.... there are few "new" things...like the seedbeads.... but for the most part everything was once something else.....






the vines were from a wool sweater that had been undone...(thanks to imafundork)....and YES, the leaves and vine were sewn on... the leaves one at a time... Tongue






a little flower on the front steps was made out of the lining of a woman blazer......
........and the little gardens in the front... (the one with the mushroom, was my entry in the tiny challenge a few months ago)


and just for a size reference......sorr y the ruler is upside down....just noticed it



it was a very time consuming project......but tons of fun trying to figure all of it out using recycled items.... thanks for looking
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2010 04:16:39 PM »

Its so cute! Awesome job.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2010 04:39:43 PM »

This is amazing! You did such a wonderful job! The time and love you put into it totally shows! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2010 04:43:32 PM »

wow you continue to amaze me.

the attention to detail is absolutely fabulous.
Great job
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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2010 05:44:36 PM »

Once again I am just blown away.  I bow to your awesomeness.  So much work.  All the tiny details.  I love it.
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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2010 06:38:22 PM »

I like this so much that I'm practically speechless!  So much wonderful detail!  Congratulations on making it out of recycled materials, too!
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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2010 12:58:27 AM »

I love all the different textures and fabrics you've used.  It's straight out of a fairytale. Two thumbs up.
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I sure do love your plushies!!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2010 10:16:37 AM »

wow, great job.  I love this  Shocked
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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2010 02:30:05 PM »

can you guys see all the pictures.... I cant ......and I cant figure out how to fix them.....HELP
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