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« on: December 03, 2012 04:57:29 PM »

Here is another one - I like the shape of this one better than the dog - which I plan to redo.



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I need to practice my embroidery but I do love working with linen.
I will work on the dog and repost later this week.

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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2012 05:52:17 PM »

I LOVE the face on this one! The newsprint fabric for the nose adds a lot of interest.
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2012 07:15:30 PM »

CUTE!  I think this fits the JJ style fine Grin  I am thinking about useing linen too, and I love the print nose Grin
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2012 07:26:34 PM »

Yes, I'm loving the newprint fabric also. But it has weird text on it about prostitutes, so I have to try to find the "clean" sentences.

And the challenge is the stitching. I want it to look carefree and rustic, but then it feels too messy for me. So I'll keep trying.
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2012 07:38:47 PM »

I am in love with these dolls but I agree; the hard part is making them look messy after spending so much time perfecting my stitches.  I have one in the works but I think that he's too neat.
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2012 05:13:17 AM »

Imprefect stitching? LOL, I got that down. Lovely smmarrt.
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2012 06:48:31 AM »

I  think it turned out great...I love how scrappy it is...the shape is nice as well and I love the nose!

I am with you, lovesclutter...imperfect is not going to be a problem for me! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2012 12:49:16 PM »

I am totally willing to "sacrifice" myself, Smmarrt: you can send BOTH your JJ-inspired critters to ME!
Hahaha (yes, I know not very funny, but when I myself laugh at least someone is laughing!)

I love this critter too! Its face is great! (and funny with the part of the weird text  Grin )
Imperfection is what a critter like this needs! So just go with the flow and don't pay too much attention to stitching. Maybe watch a little tv while sewing?
I love, love, love the heart!

I don't agree that this one is better than your dog! I somehow feel I need to speak up for him, I love him the way he is!
Both critters are unique and great, Smmarrt!
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2012 03:12:20 PM »

ha wendiek speaks for your dog... awwww
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2012 05:57:37 PM »

I love all the tips, will have to try them. "Smmarrt" your doll It's great, I love the newsprint nose so cool. The stitching is smart & the Heart is a adorable. I love your dog too!!
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