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« on: May 04, 2011 06:17:45 PM »



I found this owl on the interwebs and I loved the groovy design so I did a smaller piece just to test the waters then worked on this.
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011 06:21:57 PM »

 Cheesy  This owl is so cute - love the flowers and his WIDE eyes!  Your stitches are pretty - hard to believe you are a beginner!!   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011 07:36:18 PM »

love the owl!
love that you use the word groovy!
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011 07:49:17 PM »

I love it!! your owl looks wonderful!!!
I saved this owl as well...hopefully I will get to it sooner or later! Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2011 06:13:35 AM »

This is gorgeous, so many beautiful different stitches!!  If this is you as a beginner, I can't even imagine what you'll come up with next!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2011 07:45:45 AM »

You did a wonderful job! I love the colors you used.
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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2011 08:48:58 AM »

What a cute owl, and I love the flowers too! Awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2011 09:48:03 AM »

LOVE it!! He looks so surprised... I really like the pattern stitched on his chest. How do you plan on displaying him?
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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2011 06:42:23 AM »

Very nice. I really like all the different stitches and colors you used.
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« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2011 01:25:19 PM »

Trying to find a hoop or frame that will fit him Im going to glue moss and twigs to the frame to make it more natural.
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