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« on: January 03, 2011 12:05:14 PM »

Here's my Christmas present for a Danish friend (and my first ever posting of a finished project Smiley ).



They're 4 small felt owls to hang up as decoration. Hand stitched and filled with a bit of polyester filling. I first cut all the parts out of felt, then sewed on the belly, wings and the brown of the eyes. Only the beek and black eyes were glued on using textile glue.

She really liked them and has asked for more in another colour combination. I haven't done a whole lot of crafting yet and this is the first project I actually dared give to somebody. I'm happy she liked them. It took a bit of time to make but it was so enjoyable. I am also learning to sew using a machine but there is something so serene about hand stitching that I know I'll be making more projects this way.

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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2011 12:11:59 PM »

I love these guys!!! They are just so cute - and well made! Make sure to post the other ones she asked for when you finish them, I'd love to see more of this 'family'  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2011 12:12:28 PM »

Those are really cute. I like the colors you picked out.
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2011 12:16:47 PM »

So cute! I love the bright colors you chose.
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2011 12:23:13 PM »

These are wonderfullllllll.................
So cute and so well done! 
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« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2011 12:47:44 PM »

These are soo cute! Small decorations are so fun to make - I need to get more organised next year so I can make some for christmas Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2011 02:04:29 PM »

These are adorable!  They look just like something you'd find in a vintage shop.  You did a terrific job!
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« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2011 02:21:29 PM »

They are gorgeous!
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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2011 03:24:30 PM »

Super cute. I love the colors. Owls are such fun!
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« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2011 03:53:23 PM »

Great job.  I really like the vintage look of the ric-rack.
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