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Topic: Embroidery Hoopla Round 3 - OTT Edition! (SignUps CLOSED, SendOuts 1/10)  (Read 88598 times)
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« Reply #550 on: December 14, 2010 09:52:39 AM »

One down and I liked it so much I'm halfway through making myself one in different colours  Grin, now to choose which pattern for starryeyeddiy and I have a feeling I am going to end up making one of these for myself too!!  Wink

Eeeek, are you saying mine is done? but but but I am still finishing Christmas presents for my mom and grandmother! i guess i better stitch faster! Cheesy
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« Reply #551 on: December 14, 2010 10:44:26 AM »

Eeeek, are you saying mine is done? but but but I am still finishing Christmas presents for my mom and grandmother! i guess i better stitch faster! Cheesy

Don't fret lady, I have to be super organised when sending Christmas gifts as I had to post them out to the UK by 29th November so I am feeling really smug at this moment in time thinking how I am all pretty much done for Christmas Hmmmmm smug smug smug  Grin That's how I'm able to get so much (albeit teeny weeny) stitching done!

Oh and if you didn't hate me enough already, did I mention that my hubby does all the Christmas cooking too?!  Grin
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« Reply #552 on: December 14, 2010 11:12:38 AM »

Belladune - that little froggy hoop is adorable! Is it 2.5"?

I'm hoping to get to the post office tomorrow to send Songs4Drowning's hoop. I placed an order for some _____ for sheepBlue's hoop and am excited to get started on that one!!
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« Reply #553 on: December 14, 2010 11:21:20 AM »

got my first one started... which I'm super excited about and trying to get the other design ready
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« Reply #554 on: December 14, 2010 11:55:03 AM »

Belladune - that little froggy hoop is adorable! Is it 2.5"?

Thanks!  It's a whopping 3 inches! 
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« Reply #555 on: December 14, 2010 11:56:15 AM »

I like the idea of wrapping the hoop with ribbon!  I get so many good ideas here...I have never tried crayon tinting but it is on my list!

Lovely work!  Can't wait to start seeing the tiny hoops in the gallery!
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« Reply #556 on: December 14, 2010 01:06:41 PM »

My first one is signed, sealed, and ready to deliver!   Grin
Now , waiting for response from whats_her_name so I can start on hers.  Wink

I'm really liking the way I finished the back. I used heavy nylon thread, and stretched the stitching all across, in all directions.
That will minimize or eliminate any stretching or shifting of the fabric over time. Then, using a paintbrush, I applied tacky glue, and set a perfectly cut circle of good, thick  paper, on which I detailed the swap info.
 I'm very pleased with the result!  Smiley It is tight, and not bulky in the back; plus I was able to write all the details.
 Maybe I'll post a pic of the back for everyone to see.
That will be my Teaser!  Grin
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Im going shopping this weekend for my partners hoop, still stuck between 3 ideas though!!!!

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« Reply #558 on: December 14, 2010 01:40:11 PM »


 Maybe I'll post a pic of the back for everyone to see.
That will be my Teaser!  Grin

I think everyone should do this!
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« Reply #559 on: December 14, 2010 01:55:01 PM »

I would love to see it!  I like seeing who did a piece and the year...plus a way to keep the stitches stable is always good...
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