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« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2012 05:05:59 AM »

FINALLY! Craftster will work on my phone and at my parents? The hamster must have fallen off the internet wheel at my house....
anyway! A few days ago I received my hoop from erica_tattoos and youguysitsawesome!!! She used one of the Frida Kahlo quotes on my list and cooked this up:

I love that fabric, I have bits I have been hoarding and now I feel like I don't have to hoard them! I might even swoop her method and make a quilted hoop sort of like this for my friend who was here when I opened it and so jealous.
A close up of the stitching on the quote

And a couple of the quilting...can you tell the height difference between the window and frame & the puffiness of the flowers??

I think it goes without saying that I LOVE this!
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« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2012 05:06:46 AM »

Wow deathbeforedishes that hoop is some kind of wonderful  Cheesy the stitching and image are gorgeous.
Erica_tattoos I am in love with what you have done with the Frido Kahlo hoop - so beautiful. I might have to be inspired (steal/borrow) the fabric border idea  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2012 05:37:04 AM »

wow two fabulous hoops to set the bar high!

deathbeforedishes that mary poppins hoop is so sweet and beautifully stitched, love the colours.

erica tattoos I bow down to you, I love Frida, I love that quote, and your design is so awesome!  The fabric is amazing, and the quilting works so well, the 'window'.  Blown away.  Pinning it.


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« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2012 07:12:38 AM »

I hate it when the first hoops in the gallery are so awesome I almost regret joining the swap with my amateur stitching.

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« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2012 07:56:00 AM »

Erica_tattoos veins don't have blood in them...she just has pure AWESOMENESS running through her!

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« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2012 10:42:18 AM »

the Marry Poppins hoop is just too cute! I love her magic carpet bag Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2012 11:07:58 AM »

Love the first two hoops! The carpet bag is awesome and the Frida quote is gorgeous!

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« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2012 01:32:03 PM »

Wowee! Those are spectacular!  I love the mary poppins hoop! The text and image go so well together and it is just so cute. I can't help but start singing "just a spoonful of sugar..."

The Frida Kahlo hoop is inspired! Way cool use of fabric, quilting and embroidery.  I love the fabric you found as well.

This is an awesome start to the Gallery! I can't wait to see more!

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« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2012 06:32:34 PM »

omygosh...that quilted hoop is AH-MAY-ZING!!

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« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2012 07:31:17 PM »

What a beautifully framed piece of embroidery.  Love all the texture added by the frame.

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