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Topic: Yarn Bombing - ducks in the river  (Read 5338 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2011 06:31:16 AM »

Hah, perfect timing with Moomba and all... did you do this near the Birdman rally?  Grin

No we did it between Flinders St bridge and Queens St bridge. I didn't want to do it near the celebrations as most of the Moomba events require a permit to do things in the river and seeing as I didn't have one, I didn't want someone coming along half way through and telling me that I'm in trouble.
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baligirl_oz
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2011 06:32:30 AM »

They're so cute in their little jackets! I wish I'd have seen them bobbing about on the river! I love this!

Thanks! They're all so cute hey, but by the end of making their jackets I was a bit over it.
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« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2011 06:33:27 AM »

Oh I really want one! They are so cute!!! Things like this make me wish I lived in Melbourne, you guys seem to have such a good craft scene!!! I think I'll wist Smiley

Yeah we are pretty lucky and seem to have embraced the craft scene here.
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« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2011 04:50:55 PM »

haha!
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« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2011 07:32:51 PM »


Yarn bombing has been around for a few years but it's becoming more and more popular, especially since the publication of the first book on it.

It was lovely to see random people stop and watch us float the ducks down the river.

the duckies do look cute in their jackets but wouldn't this be, well... littering? or do you retrieve the ducks after the bombing/floating?
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« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2011 07:47:00 PM »

I'm off to the Yarra to search for them!

What a great project. I sometimes yarnbomb, but usually do guerilla gardening and placing small sculptures around to be found.
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« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2011 12:36:28 AM »

I think I'll have to agree with enchantedwhimsies, the duckies are very cute indeed but there's already so much plastic trash in the rivers, I really don't think one should add to that.
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baligirl_oz
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2011 02:19:10 AM »

I'm off to the Yarra to search for them!

What a great project. I sometimes yarnbomb, but usually do guerilla gardening and placing small sculptures around to be found.

Where abouts do you yarn bomb? Guerilla gardening is cool too.
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sushipanda
« Reply #18 on: March 15, 2011 03:30:28 PM »

Aw, the duckies look really cute with their jackets.  Makes me wish that I had some duckies of my own. 

Quack quack!  Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2011 09:11:43 PM »

AHH I want these for my bathroom. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=358886.0 If I would have seen these in the river I would have tried so hard to get them.
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