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« on: December 04, 2012 02:01:12 PM »

I made this for a friend for a swap, and figured it would fit perfectly in this challenge.  Its a mash up of some of her pins on pinterest.  Inspired by these and this.


Its roughly 5 inches tall. And made entirely of felt, and lots and lots of embroidery floss.

I should have used the flash on this one.

Close up of peacock.

Close up of some of the details.


Hope you enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2012 04:13:36 PM »

Lots of lovely stitches! Wonderful work Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2012 12:25:12 PM »

I love those peacock colours - and all the little flowers which must have taken you ages. I've never tried embroidering on felt but it does give a lovely effect.
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2012 01:03:00 PM »

Thanks! Cheesy

The little flowers did take ages...lol.  But that is what netflix is for.  Never ending supply of something to watch while my fingers work.  I really enjoyed making this.
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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2012 12:06:54 PM »

Wow, this must have taken you eons! It's beautiful, and your friend is very lucky!
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2012 07:44:08 PM »

It took 4 nights of a few hours a night.  But I think it was worth it  Smiley  And the person that got it in a swap loved it as well.  Thanks for the compliments!
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