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« on: May 27, 2010 09:20:33 PM »

This is a small project I made not long ago. I'm especially happy with it, as I didn't use a pattern, just stitched straight onto the fabric, and made it up as I went along. It's a pretty simple design, but I like it.





It's stitched with DMC Medici wool on some scraps of bright green silk. Split stitch filling for the elephant, then a few simple decorative stitches (french knots, chain, spider web etc.) Doctors wool flannel pages inside the needle book. I made the cords with the Medici wool too. The picture could be better, sorry, but my camera didn't manage any close-ups. (--I've added a scan which shows the detail better.)

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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2010 12:30:31 AM »

Gorgeous! I love the rich colours, and elephants are my favourite. I like the silver beads you used too.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2010 03:32:39 AM »

Love love love this!!!  It looks really beautiful, and awesome colours!! Also, yay for elephants Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2010 04:20:16 AM »

Wow! That is amazing! Incredible work!
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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2010 05:37:35 AM »

Awh, this is really cute.
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« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2010 08:12:25 AM »

It's lovely! The colors and theme are really great. The blanket on the elephant looks amazing an the beads add the perfect touch.
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« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2010 01:47:29 PM »

Thank you! I really like using it, it feels nice too.
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2010 09:34:37 AM »

Cool!!!
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