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« on: November 17, 2010 08:49:49 AM »

I saw this idea here (http://ephemeralalchemy.blogspot.com/2010/02/thread-spool-poetry.html) and knew I had to make some for my friends. I wanted to include 3 things which are really important; love, laughter and of course my friends!

I made them a bit more scrappy, err shabby chic? Wink They were made from whatever I had to hand, so they were a great way of using up little scraps of things, and I'm sure they will be appreciated more than anything I could have bought.







I used paper to attach the fabric to the spool. Had to get some paper in there somewhere!
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2010 08:53:23 AM »

Oh quit it!!
I saw something similar to these and thought I might try it out, but now....maybe not so much. You're tough to compete with!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2010 09:05:17 AM »

nifty!  I love the words you chose on the inside Smiley

heh, these were on my crafty to do list too...
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2010 09:12:53 AM »

I'm flying you to my house and putting you to work! You can be my little Christmas elf.  These are FAB!
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2010 09:20:36 AM »

Ha ha, you have to do it, AR, they're so much fun to put together and I know yours would be better!

I think I might have to make one for my bloke too, but it would have to be random song lyrics or something not so mushy Cheesy

I like that job title...I'll be right over, kittykill! Wink
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« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2010 09:52:15 AM »

LOVE these!
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« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2010 11:39:15 AM »

What a great idea. I love them! What about putting a loop on them so people can hang them from their Christmas tree? (Now I think I have a new project.)  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2010 11:54:47 AM »

"Better" is just crazy...different is more accurate.

Racky, I love the ornament idea. Maybe I'll make one for my parents' tree this year, because I won't get to see them over the holidays.
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« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2010 02:07:44 PM »

So pretty! I love them! I'm a very very huge shabby chic addict! They would be fab as ornaments!
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« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2010 02:14:12 PM »

Thanks! I might have to string them up and see what they look like.

I made these the other day (yes I'm going through a spool-obsessed stage)...but I didn't put the two ideas together Cheesy
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