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Topic: Hunger Games arena embroidery - possible spoiler warning!  (Read 58689 times)
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« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2012 03:04:31 AM »

That is one totally awesome hoop!!
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« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2012 01:30:21 AM »

Seeing the awesome-ness of this hoop has actually made me go out and buy the Hunger Games book. I figure anything that can inspire that has got to be worth a read!
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« Reply #22 on: March 10, 2012 06:40:57 PM »

Amazeballs! Love this hunger games and this is so good.
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« Reply #23 on: March 11, 2012 04:23:06 PM »

This is so beautiful! Great job!
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« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2012 04:39:25 PM »

Seeing the awesome-ness of this hoop has actually made me go out and buy the Hunger Games book. I figure anything that can inspire that has got to be worth a read!

Well, shit! I'm so happy to have inspired you to read the books, I'm sure you'll love them  Grin

Thanks to everyone who has commented! I'm thinking about doing a pattern for this but...I just don't know where to start with all the overlapping and such haha
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« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2012 02:46:43 AM »

You mapped it out beautifully. It's actually made me a little bit more excited to see how they plan the arena in the movie and if looks as lush colour wise.
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« Reply #26 on: March 14, 2012 01:34:15 PM »

This is so gorgeous! I love the series and now I want to get into sawpping! Do you have any tips if I might want to recreate this hoop?
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« Reply #27 on: March 14, 2012 07:14:10 PM »

yarnynerd, my first tip is to keep some masking tape on your fingertips cause all those knots hurt! Use a high quality (dense) fabric like linen, it's totally worth the extra cost. And anything with a lesser thread count won't hold up.

I'm definitely going to do a pattern/tute when I get the time. I'm pretty sure I re-invented a couple of the fishbone type stitches though, and I don't know if I can explain them well.
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« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2012 05:51:00 PM »

Please, please, please send me the pattern when you finish it! I loved the books and I love your representation of the arena. It's beautiful.
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« Reply #29 on: March 19, 2012 06:40:02 PM »

wow that's awesome, looks like a lot of work.
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