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Topic: How many things can you stuff in a tree?  (Read 582 times)
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« on: June 12, 2011 10:28:46 AM »

My first foray into hoopla swaps I made this tree of life for savagepixie... which was made up of a bunch of different things that my partner liked... I toyed with calling it tree of likes...





This was kind of my first embroidery hoop ever... I had done some embroidery for a medieval costume before... but I had never done it so intricately.. I had seen in an embroidery book the look of seed stitch which I really enjoyed so I used it for all of my shading... it took a longer time than I had thought...
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That's incredible! So many things, so intricately intertwined, so beautifully stitched!
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2011 12:00:58 PM »

The shape kind of reminds me of Squidward, but then again, he is tree-shaped (bulbous head, skinny body).  Upon closer inspection, however, this proved to be infinitely cooler than Squidward.
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2011 12:20:36 PM »

I just love this design!  It's like an I-spy, everytime you look you can find something else.  I'm not sure which I like best - the sea turtle, seahorse, octopus - it may have to be te gnome  Cheesy This rocks!

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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2011 02:14:39 PM »

Wow! So much detail.
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