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« on: December 27, 2012 02:53:45 PM »

Inspired by bastetblue's Smaug embroidery, I wanted to do something similar for my dad for Christmas. I grew up reading The Hobbit with him and my sister, each of us taking a handful of dwarves and speaking their lines. So thanks for the idea! Smiley

This piece is 10" in diameter and took...I don't even know how many hours. A lot of episodes of Anthony Bourdain and Dirty Jobs. The seed beads are numerous, to say the least. I don't know what I would have done if the thread had broken and they all escaped. Cried, probably.

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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012 03:34:37 PM »

Wow! So much detail! Nice work Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012 09:51:01 PM »

Absolutely amazing!  Your detail is phenomenal, and I adore all of the seed beads!  Your dad must have been just blown away!
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012 06:01:44 AM »

Wow! Great work!
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2012 03:23:49 PM »

He looks amazing! I'm so happy to have had some part in giving you the idea for such a fabulous piece! Cheesy
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