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« on: December 09, 2011 07:41:44 PM »

Here are a couple of felt embroidered hoops that I made for recent swaps.

The first is an ever-lasting mistletoe! This was inspired by a felt ornament I saw on pinterest. It's in a 4" hoop so it can be used as an ornament or hung above a door for sneaking kisses Kiss!


I found a new use for washi tape! I covered the outside of the bamboo hoop with washi tape that looks like a page from an old book.


This hoop was made for the lovely petskin who comes from Estonian heritage. According to Google, Jould means Christmas in Estonian Smiley.


I used linen fabric, wool felt, embroidery floss, alphabet stamps and permanent ink for both of these.

Thanks for checking them out. Happy holidays!!!
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2011 07:52:20 PM »

Oh Limey those are so cute!! Missing our hoopla swaps... lol
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2011 08:05:22 PM »

Me too, Pixie! Let's do one after the holidays, shall we?
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2011 08:29:32 PM »

I'm in love with the mistletoe, it's such a cute idea to have it on a hoop.
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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2011 09:26:50 PM »

I love how the edges of the hoops are decorated!
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2011 10:56:20 PM »

I love the Estonian one - a couple of my best friends are Estonian - the one, the mom actually, would love the second one.  That inspires me on an idea for a present for her next year, thanks!
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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2011 01:34:27 AM »

Oh, you are an awesome craftster! Love what you did with the washi tape. That looks so great!!  Shocked

I have never did any crafting with hoops, but this really appeals to me!


Thanks for sharing, LimeRiot!
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« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2011 06:47:48 AM »

Both gorgeous! I love the colours you chose too - so beautiful.
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2011 07:57:02 AM »

Thanks, everyone!

wendiek - you should give embroidery a shot. It's really fun!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2011 08:58:26 PM »

Me too, Pixie! Let's do one after the holidays, shall we?
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