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CraftyDiem
« on: January 15, 2011 06:18:37 PM »

This was made for a swap and it looks like she liked it!  I am loving this needlebook swap, so much creativity!  So here is the needlebook I made for my partner:


My first attempt at embroidery.  I've been messing around lately trying some stitches but this would be my first project from pattern to product!


And these are the little clay pins I made to keep the inside cheery!


Forgot to take a pic of the pieced back - it was a slightly wonky log cabin sort of thing.  I was hoping for very wonky but I cut too straight!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011 07:05:55 PM »

i'm impressed that that's your first embroidery project! i'm still to scared to get into that myself Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2011 08:41:17 AM »

Awww, it's very sweet! You did a great job.
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2011 08:59:44 AM »

Aw so sweet!!  That's a really cute pattern and you did a lovely job Smiley  I love your little clay pins to Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2011 09:42:51 AM »

You did a lovely job on your first piece of embroidery CrafyDiem! Smiley

I really need to play with making clay pins. I love them!
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2011 06:45:39 PM »

Oh thanks!  The clay pins were so easy - I made them during a meeting I was phoning in to!  And I am no artist at all but vaguely managed bird shapes...sort of.
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2011 08:51:04 AM »

aw thats so cute and the little clay pins heads are deffinately something i'd love to do, i'm forever loosing pins inside my sewing. gorgeouse and inspirational Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2011 12:34:05 PM »

so cute.. great job. Smiley. your lines are so neat for a beginner!!..
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