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« on: May 27, 2013 09:11:47 AM »

I made this hoop for the monthly hoopla-along. A tiny bit of foul language.
I have a sick obsession with bats and my favorite saying just happens to be bat-shit-crazy. I work in a pharmacy, so I get to use this saying on a daily basis and my co-workers crack up every time. So this is what I came up with. It was a quick stitchup and the first piece I have finished in a long time (I have about 7 half finished projects going on right now).
 
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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013 09:15:37 AM »

See, I don't like bats at all, but this is awesome! I'd like to have one to hang at my desk at work but I'm sure that wouldn't go over very well. Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2013 09:27:36 AM »

I adore bats and I love your embroidery! 
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2013 09:31:30 AM »

I'd love to own this myself, lol.
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2013 10:07:35 AM »

This is the greatest!  I'm so totally pinning it!  I love that the bat is so detailed and realistic, and the saying is hilarious.
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« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2013 11:15:33 AM »

looks great, I love how you did the lettering
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2013 01:44:24 PM »

This is so great!
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2013 06:51:48 PM »

That is so funny! I love how you did the letters! great job!
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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2013 07:34:43 PM »

This is really funny and the bat looks so awesome! Great!
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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2013 08:14:02 PM »

Very cute. I love the layout and the different colours for the font.
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« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2013 09:28:48 PM »

Oh I love it! 
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« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2013 02:10:48 PM »

Totally awesome!  I'm diggin' the colors of "crazy" as well as the totally wonderful bat!
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« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2013 07:17:33 PM »

love it. The lettering is fantastic - that checkerboard effect must have been hard!!
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« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2013 12:20:02 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!
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« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2013 03:47:14 PM »

Love the bat and how you did the letters!
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« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2013 07:15:58 PM »

Thanks for all the nice comments guys! I can't believe this is a featured project!!!! Thanks!!
The pattern for the bat I bought from http://www.etsy.com/shop/5PrickedFinger5 There are so many great patterns. The pattern for the letters I bought a hundred years ago for I site that I can't remember (I know it was an British site because I paid in pounds). The lettering wasn't as hard as it may look, just alternate each stitch with different colors.
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Lovin' it!
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« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2013 02:17:37 PM »

This is awesome! LOVE the lettering!
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