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« on: August 30, 2011 02:01:25 PM »

Hello! I made this during the Pushing Daisies swap for my awesome partner, Quinndustrious P. I used a dark gray & mustard color  because I thought it looked classy  Wink.  I used a pattern for the bee but free-handed the honeycombs. It was hard to let this go, might have to make a twin! (There's a bit of a reflection on the glass, it's not dirty aida, I promise!)



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« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011 02:26:31 PM »

It's beautiful!
You did well with the colour choices too (a change from the usual yellow and black). I think it looks classy too.
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« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011 02:43:52 PM »

It's adorable.  I love how the honeycombs sort of frame the bee.  Good job!
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2011 02:55:04 PM »

You already know I love this--thanks so much, scuttlebutt! I'm moving in to a new apartment tomorrow and I'll be putting it on prominent display!
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« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2011 06:04:11 PM »

So beautiful, I'm feeling inspired to pull out my stitch work... <3 it!
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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2011 06:42:03 PM »

Thanks guys!  Smiley  Quinn, I'm so glad!
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011 02:11:49 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2011 02:28:24 PM »

looove it!! you've got one lucky partner, I'm partial to insect cross stitch.  I'm working on a beetle one as a matter of fact  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011 07:46:37 PM »

Not only is the bee itself awesome, but I totally love the little honeycomb to either side!  Really neat piece, I agree with everyone else, you have a super lucky swap partner.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2011 09:57:33 AM »

I love this too. Bees are awesome, and this stitch has a very antique feel to it. (In a good way!)  Smiley
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