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« Reply #120 on: April 09, 2011 10:23:11 AM »

I just added some Indian textiles to my shop (mirrored dupatta and beaded scarf).



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« Reply #121 on: April 09, 2011 11:34:46 AM »

I started knitting again!

I have gotten a few massages and the therapist basically ripped my head off and put it back on. She said "meghan, your head is screwed on right, just a bit too tight."
So I am knitting again, relaxing my shoulders and neck, and not over-doing it....but so far so good and no more twingy wrist!

yay!

(I am baking brownies to celebrate)
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« Reply #122 on: April 09, 2011 01:53:48 PM »

Love the lion!  Pretty fabrics too.  Smiley

I need to see your therapist.  My arm is killing me from too much knitting and computer work.  Ack!
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« Reply #123 on: April 09, 2011 05:42:08 PM »

A few more new items I just made today.  Smiley

Penannular brooches for shawls.





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« Reply #124 on: April 09, 2011 06:10:25 PM »

Oh, those are really neat. How do you use them, do you spin the curved part around once the pin is inserted? Are they silver? I like the bend and hammeriness, very groovy.
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« Reply #125 on: April 09, 2011 07:00:18 PM »

Avesthel, the shawl brooches look lovely! Smiley
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« Reply #126 on: April 09, 2011 07:35:03 PM »

Thank you, CLM and L2E!  Smiley

They are aluminum which should stay shiny and not tarnish.  Smiley   The pin part moves along the wire (and can flip around the wire too) and once you have inserted the pin into the shawl you can move it along the wire and then catch it on the bend.  I don't think I'm explaining it very well.  I'll try to take a photo so you can see what I mean.  Smiley 
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« Reply #127 on: April 09, 2011 08:46:07 PM »



Ok, here are some pics on how to use the pin. 
1 - rotate the pin to the center
2 - insert pin into shawl to catch both layers of fabric
3 - rotate pin along brooch and catch the pin on top of opposite side to secure

Hope that explains it better.  Smiley
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« Reply #128 on: April 10, 2011 05:32:08 AM »

That is so freaking cool! Thanks for the pics and the description.
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« Reply #129 on: April 10, 2011 06:01:08 AM »

Totally awesome shawl pin!!!
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