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CraftyDiem
« on: January 19, 2011 01:13:25 PM »

So I participated in the needlebook swap and I had so many fun ideas I feel like there are still more I want to make!  Now I'm not a huge owl fan - in fact I am not a bird fan at all.  I can appreciate the cuteness of some of the fabrics out there - but in person I would prefer not to be too close to birds.  (My husband thinks I had some traumatic avian incident the memory of which I have blocked from my childhood)  At any rate this really caught my eye while I was seeking inspiration:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/yellowjar/408474686/in/photostream/

So I made one based on it - very similar.  I figure you need a needlebook for quilting and sewing and then a different one for embroidery, right?  And possibly some more for...pins?  and...other stuff??  



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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2011 01:24:14 PM »

it's adorable.. good work. 
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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2011 01:45:11 PM »

Awesome!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2011 01:49:07 PM »

I would love to have this as a journal cover or something similar. It's so cute!!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2011 01:49:28 PM »

Super cute!!! Needlebooks are so useful.  I don't know what I did without mine. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2011 01:50:56 PM »

I love love love it!  Esp. how his wing opens the book!
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2011 02:03:42 PM »

Super cute!!! Needlebooks are so useful.  I don't know what I did without mine. Smiley

I know!  I have been collecting needles from ALL over the house and finally have a place to put them!  I don't know why my husband gets so crabby when he finds needles and pins on the floor.  They are hardly ever facing up.  (Although I did step on one the other night...but now it's in a needlebook!)
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« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2011 02:35:33 PM »

Love, love, love this!  I love his little wing as the closure!
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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2011 04:00:08 PM »

That is very cute! I like owls, not love, but like, and this needle book has made my love list  Cheesy
My mom has a similar view on birds to you. She's not afraid, but would prefer to not be near them.

I don't know why my husband gets so crabby when he finds needles and pins on the floor.  They are hardly ever facing up.  (Although I did step on one the other night...but now it's in a needlebook!)

Ugh, I stepped on a needle the other day-- and it wasn't facing up. Not fun.
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2011 05:12:54 PM »

Oh my gosh, I adore this! I love owls.. hate birds, does that make sense?! hehe
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« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2011 05:25:36 PM »

That is so  cute and what a wonderful idea!
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« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2011 09:03:44 PM »

I think I prefer your version, honestly. Great work. It might be fun to do all sorts of winged things like that. Might have to borrow the idea since I'm dabbling with making a Kobo kozy (Kobo is like a Kindle).
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« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2011 04:46:49 AM »

So adorable. Love the wing closure.
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« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2011 06:43:13 AM »

Absolutely adorable!
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« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2011 09:24:18 AM »

I love the raw edges and the fabrics you chose, so pretty!
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« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2011 03:39:13 PM »

This is too great- you just inspired my newest kindle cover I think!!  Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2011 08:34:55 PM »

the owl seems so welcoming with his arm open wide Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2011 05:58:12 AM »

That is so cute!
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« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2011 02:12:22 PM »

so cute...my sister loves owls, this would make a great gift for her
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« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2011 09:35:45 AM »

ahh! i love this so much!
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« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2011 05:23:43 PM »

So cute, I love owls!!
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« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2011 05:29:06 PM »

Thanks for the nice notes everyone!  I am enjoying it! Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2011 07:16:47 PM »

I had a swap partner that wisted your owl needle book. So here is my version. I really wanted to keep it for myself!



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« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2011 09:24:22 PM »

Oh how awesome!!!  I love it!  Smiley 
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