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« on: June 07, 2010 02:43:51 AM »

After finishing the Tao of Pooh piece, I reread that book as well as Te of Piglet and realized that I had to have the matched set. Smiley

This is the cover of Te of Piglet which is the sister book to Tao of Pooh. Once again, the author takes you into the Hundred Acre Wood to explain Taoism, but this particular book really talks to me. The gist of the book is the virtue of Being Small, which is what dear Piglet is all about. Being 4'11" myself and living in a world in which my 9 yr old son is already as tall as I am, this story sings true in many ways. LOL!

This piece is worked in split, back and altered feather stitch (the "plates" in his gold armor) with crayon tinting.

I think I've become addicted to the tinting. It's so easy and I absolutely love the results!



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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2010 03:44:30 AM »

Love them both, and both are great books too!
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2010 07:16:03 AM »

Awww, that's perfect! Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2010 03:51:41 PM »

how cute!  very nice job.  Isn't tinting fun?  I just love it.  It helps projects go really quickly too!
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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2010 02:40:01 PM »

Again Troublet, you have done a great job! I think I may have to make a set of my own!
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2010 06:56:07 PM »

I love these books.  Your tinting looks great.  I especially like the tinting and stitching in the grass area.  The pink and green colors look great together.
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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2010 10:26:32 PM »

after i finish my "6. I will slay the jaberwokey." these are next. and they will be on my wall. I need a new outlook on life and thank you for inspiring me Toub!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2010 08:40:06 AM »

after i finish my "6. I will slay the jaberwokey." these are next. and they will be on my wall. I need a new outlook on life and thank you for inspiring me Toub!!

Glad to be a help!  Grin

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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2010 10:54:30 PM »

Ooh, I really love this pair of embroideries.  The colouring is really warm and bright, too.  Hope they keep you sane Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2010 01:24:05 AM »

So lovely. I must try the tinting thing!
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