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« on: July 11, 2011 07:30:17 AM »

I made this hoop for padfoot as part of Rnd 6 of the Dr Who Swap, and am just now getting to post it.  The weeping angels were one of her favorite villains (as well as mine), and I wanted to try something different with an embroidery hoop, so I came up with this:

looks innocent enough, but beware, and DON'T BLINK, or else you may find this:


the "flap" can flip from one side to the other, and is held down with snaps.  used 3 strand DMC floss for most of the outlines, and then 2 strands for the interior details.  had so much fun with this themed swap!  may tweak the "method" for the flip page and try it again, i had a lot of trial and error the first time around Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011 07:33:40 AM »

This Rocks. Just as simple as that.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011 07:36:39 AM »

Haha this is totally awesome!!  I absolutely love it!! Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2011 07:41:53 AM »

This Rocks. Just as simple as that.  Wink

Ditto.
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2011 08:08:30 AM »

That is so awesome! i love the weeping angels too Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2011 08:47:55 AM »

This is awesome.
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2011 11:38:21 AM »

That is so awesome. How did you come up with the flap idea?
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2011 03:56:43 PM »

thank you all!

That is so awesome. How did you come up with the flap idea?

i knew i wanted some way to have the 2nd image hidden at first, so i just brainstormed/tried a few things, and this one worked out the best Smiley

advice for others who want to try: leave PLENTY of seam allowance on the 2 parts when attaching them.  You can see at the very bottom of the flap that it has pulled out of the frame a bit b/c i didn't leave enough around the edges....
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« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2011 08:03:46 AM »

well you did a great job. i like the idea of having a hidden image like that. great job and i hope to see more:)
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2011 09:25:43 AM »

This is really beautifully done, such a great idea with the flap. The Weeping Angels terrified me both times!
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« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2011 03:11:37 PM »

CREEPY! I love it!
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« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2011 06:52:24 PM »

So awesome! I love "Don't Blink," this is so creative  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2011 11:51:17 AM »

Full of awesome sauce!
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« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2011 09:35:17 AM »

Totally awesome!  Such a neat idea for the hidden image.  And you've apparently been featured on the Craft blog!  http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2011/07/dr_who_flip-page_embroidery.html Congrats!
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« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2011 10:57:50 AM »

Terrifyingly great job!

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« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2011 04:16:13 PM »

omg what an honor!  i had no idea i'd been featured!

thanks for all the love Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2011 04:34:50 PM »

Super cool.
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« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2011 08:28:01 PM »

This is great! I loved that episode. I never would have thought of having a hidden image like that. Awesome idea!
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« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2011 12:42:32 AM »

great idea to make it into a flap show Cheesy
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