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« on: July 10, 2012 09:18:31 AM »

When I was partnered with noooitaremybirthday for the Felt Badge Swap R2, she really emphasized her love of toucans. With my habit of making felted birds, I knew this was the direction I wanted to go with one of her badges.

The toucan was needle-felted so that the backside was flat, but it still has a 3D-ish look. Then I attached it to the felt leaves by tacking it around the edges with almost undetectable stitches Wink I really like how I managed to get the wool fibers to flow around like feathers should lay.



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« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012 09:22:53 AM »

Adorable!  I especially like the light reflection in the eye!
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« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2012 02:26:20 PM »

What a nice badge!! noooitaremybirthday should be very pleased!! =^..^=
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