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« on: March 04, 2013 03:49:30 PM »

I bought a scarf thing (too large for a hankie, too small for neck or hair, very odd) a while ago because I loved the fabric so much. I've made a bunch of these inchies from it so far, but I just photographed a few. I think I'm going to make some into a faux insect colection with pins in them, a bit like my faux egg collection Cheesy



I stitched the fabric to paper on my machine, going randomly between the insects, and then cut out and glued them to firmer card before inking up the sides Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2013 04:43:55 PM »

Ooh I love the stitching on those! It's a great detail!
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2013 04:49:16 PM »

Love these guys! Also like your idea of the collection with pins in them.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2013 09:06:23 PM »

What a great idea!  Hmmm.  Inchies seem like fun.  I may have to try some.
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2013 05:35:32 AM »

These are great! So much texture and color.
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2013 06:34:32 AM »

Thank you! Just putting the finishing touches to a home for the first 9 Grin
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2013 06:38:12 AM »

Great way to repurpose such a fun fabric piece!  They look like little tiles...
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2013 07:59:18 AM »

Thank you!

I can't decide if I should add pins to them in this little collection or leave the poor things be Cheesy

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« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2013 08:44:13 AM »

Beautiful inchies in a great home.
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2013 01:34:54 PM »

hhhmmm.... putting pins and guilding the rose...

that depends if you want to leave them more like inchies, or turn them into a sort of nature collection, like the eggs.

They'd look great both ways.
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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2013 03:46:11 PM »

Thanks! I have pinned the poor things in with rusty wire now Grin
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« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2013 04:22:06 PM »

Pics? Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2013 02:53:33 AM »

I'll try! Unfortunately I don't think the sky could be any more grey today! Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2013 03:04:28 PM »

They're great. Very unusual. I love ladybugs!
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« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2013 10:10:48 PM »

Love the stitching. Design. And fabric on inchie idea! Great. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2013 03:38:39 AM »

Ooh, they look so nice! I like how textured they look, and the colour contrasts are great! Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2013 12:08:45 PM »

Thank you! Smiley
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