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« on: March 23, 2012 11:09:11 PM »

I was recently in the OTT Hunger Games Swap and I thought I'd share what I made for my partner. I'd read in her profile that she was wanting to fill her bedroom wall up with button tree hoopla and so I gave it a go.
Here is what I came up with:


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I didn't do a traditional embroidery, but opted instead to use lots of little odds and ends. I used two different fabrics for the base of the hoopla to make it seem more like the ground and the night sky. I also used other fabric from my stash and twisted it all up to form the skeleton of the tree before whip stitching it into place. Then I stitched in all of the tiny twigs and branches before adding the different buttons, with a huge one on the base of the tree to give it a bole-ish look. I used a petal from a gold/silver Christmas poinsetta for the moon and goodies from my scrapbooking stuff to fill the night with stars. I had to learn to tie a noose (creepy, I know) and placed two next to eachother as fitting for the poem and added some lines from the poem in glow in the dark thread.
I loved working on this and have decided I must make another for myself.  Wink
Thanks for taking a look!
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012 11:23:14 PM »

I love the mixed techniques you've used, very awesome work  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012 11:36:11 PM »

I haven't read/seen the HG yet but I love this. The tree is fantastic and I adore buttons and moons so I'm all over this. So awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2012 12:15:32 AM »

I'm so glad to be the owner of this amazing hoop!:D I'm glad that you're going to make one for yourself.Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2012 01:15:12 AM »

Great eye caching job. The 3 dimensional aspect is very interesting and complemented by the nice choice of colors.
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2012 05:06:42 AM »

I've not seen the movie or read the books, but I LOVE this hoopla!!  The details of everything is just amazing.  Totally pinning this.  I think I will try a mixed media type of project soon myself, thanks for putting the bug in my ear Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2012 06:02:21 AM »

That's amazing - I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2012 06:38:55 AM »

Wow! I love all the textures and mixed mediums.
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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2012 06:40:12 AM »

Your hoop is incredible!!
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2012 07:52:21 AM »

It's fantastic, I just want to touch it! The twisted roots look fabulous.
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