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« on: February 01, 2011 08:13:18 AM »

This is my gnome on a knoll pincushion.

He is entirely handstitched in eco felt.  The base is about the diameter of a regular soda can, and the tip of his hat almost reaches to the top of the same can, so he is pretty little, as is his mushroom buddy.
 I had originally planned to embroider flowers around the base, but I STILL cannot do a lazy daisy.  So the mushroom border was born (with french knot dots!)

I made up the pattern as I went along.  If I make another gnome knoll, I will tweak him a bit, maybe a bit chubbier.  Not sure yet.



I whipped him up for the One World One Heart blog event on now.
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011 08:29:50 AM »

I just adore him! You can send him to me!  Wink That mushroom is just perfect and little mister gnome is handsome too!
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011 12:52:09 PM »

I heart him more than you will ever know. You are AMAZING!
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