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« on: May 31, 2010 09:13:25 PM »

I whipped up this pillow for my good friend who is an Archaeology major. We both like trading silly historical relics with each other and after seeing an overpriced Rosetta Stone paperweight at a museum I knew I needed to make a pillow of it.

We nicknamed it Rosie, and it's at least a foot long.
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2010 09:29:48 PM »

This is amazing!  And it's a pillow?  That's really cute. Cheesy  I'd love to have one of these.  How long did it take you to make, and did you use puffy paint?  It kind of looks that way.

« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2010 09:36:50 PM »

Yes, it is a pillow! It's 100% softer than the actual stone. It took me a day to make and a lot of careful painting. I used some shiny 3D fabric paint, and I'd make the text smaller and put more space between the different languages if I could do it again.

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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2010 10:15:50 PM »

Awesome! I want one for my very own!

I am looking to do a personal swap with (or will outright pay for) a knitter who could make an adult sized knitted t-rex sweater for Christmas. If anyone is interested, please let me know.
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2010 04:34:28 PM »

I love that! It looks like something we'd get a kick out of around my house too. lol. Great work.
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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2010 08:44:40 PM »

So clever!! Every history buff needs one.

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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2010 09:46:12 PM »

I love the rosetta stone.. i think its the most important single rock on the planet!
Awesome idea for a pillow.

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« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2010 01:25:42 AM »

OMG! I even hit "this rocks" before reading its a pillow. Now I wish I could hit it twice  Cheesy
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2010 10:49:39 AM »

Thanks everyone!
Tapirgirl- double thanks! I think it rocks too.

If I made it again do any of you think it should be bigger? Or is about a foot a decent size for a Rosetta stone pillow?

« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2010 11:38:34 AM »

Don't second guess your work. It's perfect just the way it is! I knew immediately what it was before I even clicked on your post...just by the thumbnail.

I was fortunate to see the real thing at the British Museum. Looking back, I don't think I really grasped its importance.

Your friend is very lucky to get such a cool gift.  Smiley
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