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Topic: Bigfoot Slept Here: A Collaboration In Throw Pillow Form  (Read 1757 times)
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« on: May 06, 2013 09:30:39 AM »

My fantastic friend, Pam, stitched up this Bigfoot Lives Here cross stitch for me!  You may recognize it from her post:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422466.msg5014514#msg5014514

We both thought that I'd frame it and hang it, but then I got the idea to make it a pillow!  She approved and I went to it.



As you can see, I framed it (note the mitered corners) AND pillowed it!  POW!  It is just right for my guest room bed and I think having it on the bed highlights her amazing stitching skills way more than if it were hung on the wall with our other art.



I lined the front with white muslin to keep the cross stitch looking bright and backed with the same faux bois print that I used to make the "frame

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013 09:31:54 AM »

This rocks and we rock! Oh yeah!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013 10:01:58 AM »

Yes it does, and yes you do! It makes me happy to have such talented friends!  Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2013 12:24:20 PM »

I just love how it all come together so much!  I was worried that I'd not make something worthy of the stitchery.  Whew!
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013 08:31:02 AM »

What a lovely thing to find if you are a guest in your home, MistressT!!

Love that you turned that fun stitching into a pillow...both you and kittykill did a fabulous job!
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2013 06:19:53 PM »

What a lovely thing to find if you are a guest in your home, MistressT!!

Love that you turned that fun stitching into a pillow...both you and kittykill did a fabulous job!

Thank you!  Our moms are coming at the end of the week, so we shall see!

I feel really good about this spontaneous collaboration!
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so great !!!
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