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« on: March 20, 2011 02:26:03 PM »

Planned for a week, punched as quickly as humanly possible, sewn in an hour. Can't say I enjoyed it but it was well-received by the birthday girl on her 47th last night!

I just needlepunched the Michael Miller design:


And used it as interest for a small journal:


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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2011 03:17:22 PM »

So sweet!  and I like the clever pen holder...

I got punch needle equipment a year or two ago for my birthday, and still haven't learned how to use it yet....I think you've inspired me to pick that stuff up!  What kind of embroidery floss do you use? 
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2011 03:50:47 PM »

Very nice!  I love how it emphasizes the pattern.
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2011 07:37:21 PM »

Thanks! Cheesy I hadn't tried it in years...
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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2011 09:56:20 AM »

great stuff! I bought a needle punch needle but so far have had NO luck with getting it to work. Do you have any tips? I'd be very grateful!
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2011 11:28:42 AM »

Hmmm. Couple of questions first:
1. What kind (brand/size) of needlepunch needle/holder?
2. Are you using a hoop, and what kind?
3. How many strands of floss are you using at once?
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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2011 07:55:57 PM »

Wow! I love it. It's so pretty-what a wonderful gift.
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« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2011 01:26:55 PM »

neat, seems like it would take for-ev-er though!
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« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2011 04:59:47 PM »

Thanks, y'all.

It doesn't really take a long time. The needle motion is sort of a hand-operated sewing machine up-n-down thing. Closer stitches are better, of course, but it is VERY relaxing!
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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2011 05:57:41 PM »

Great, now I want to learn how to do this too, lol!
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