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« on: April 18, 2012 10:45:25 AM »

I swapped with the lovely and talented jemimah in the last round of the IYP. She's a Dr Who fan so I wanted to include something in her package with that theme. This is what I came up with!





I found the Dalek image online and used the freezer paper stencil method to paint it onto a piece of linen fabric. I stamped the word "exterminiate" onto a quilting cotton and then sewed it together with the dot fabric. The cover fits a standard composition notebook.

Thanks for checking it out! Let me know if you have any questions.
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2012 10:50:51 AM »

Lime, this is SO awesome!  I bet jemimah loves it!
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2012 10:57:31 AM »

loooooooooooooooooove it!!!!!!!!....WANT IT!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012 10:59:41 AM »

Smiley! Thanks, ladies!
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2012 11:07:16 AM »

It's awesome and perfect in every way! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2012 11:33:59 AM »

Fantastic!  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012 12:32:52 PM »

As always, beautiful!

You know how to combine fabrics, designs and the stamping. Simple design, HUGE result!

Well done, LimeRiot!
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2012 12:48:42 PM »

Thank you! I'm glad you all like it. It was simple to make. I could probably dig up the link to the image I used if anyone wants to make their own Smiley.
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2012 03:00:25 PM »

Very awesome. And quite clever usage of the polka dot fabric. I can still envision the outline of the Dalek's bottom half when I glance at it.

Quick question: What kind of paint do you prefer to use on fabric?
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2012 03:11:55 PM »

Thank you! I liked the polka dot fabric too. It was easier than trying to stencil all of the Dalek dots Smiley.

I bought a bunch of these paints on sale a while back and I've liked them. I've stenciled shirts and the paint has held up great after multiple washes.

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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2012 10:03:54 AM »

Oooooh AWESOME! WANT IT........  Grin
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« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2012 11:16:08 AM »

Thanks, Bunnie Boo!
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« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2012 04:37:48 PM »

As you know Lime, I love this so very much!! The pared-back aesthetic, the colours, the impeccable stitching ... and daleks!!

Something Lime hasn't shown you is that the hidden interior lining is black and white skull and crossbones - perfect for the exterminatory impulses of dalek-kind Cheesy

Thanks again, Lime, it is awesome!
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« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2012 07:23:04 PM »

Glad you liked it, jemimah!
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« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2012 10:53:38 PM »

Awesome! I love the combination of Dalek and polka-dots ^_^
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« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2012 08:07:41 AM »

Too cute! I should do that!  Grin
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« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2012 08:11:10 AM »

Awesome and the Polkadots really do work with the Dr Who baddies. My hubby would love one of these,polkadots and all! Wink
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