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« on: June 30, 2013 06:41:47 AM »

I made these pillows for wendiek's boys in the IYP23 swap.  The boys like Super Mario brothers, so I thought I would make them Mario and Luigi pillows on backgrounds that would match their bedroom colors.

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I found images on the web and resized them to fit on the 16 x 16" pillow forms.  Then I used the images as the pattern to cut the pieces out of wool blend felt.  Then each piece was hand stitched in place with a running stitch (2 strands of embroidery thread in colors matching the felt ).  I love how they came out! 
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2013 07:17:55 AM »

Those are AWESOME!  Mario and Luigi look perfect and those kids will love them, I'm sure!
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2013 08:56:53 AM »

They are perfect Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2013 09:23:22 AM »

I love Mario on that background! It really makes him pop and is still very Nintendo feeling. (If that makes sense, lol.)
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« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2013 09:47:53 AM »

You bet my boys love them!! The pillows are so awesome, a picture can't capture that!

Thanks so much Karen, Thijs and Joris are so happy with them and the time and love you put in those pillows really shows!

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« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2013 12:58:46 PM »

These are just wonderful.  I'm not a Mario fan, but I can sure appreciate what a great job you've done on these.
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« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2013 01:14:52 PM »

They look great, my son would love them! Heck, I love them!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2013 09:48:00 AM »

Thanks everyone ! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2013 10:05:04 AM »

This is a Featured Project! Congrats!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2013 11:08:57 AM »

OH WOW!  Thanks jungrrl!!   Grin
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« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2013 03:06:12 PM »

Those are awesome!
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« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2013 10:57:08 AM »

Congratulations, Karen!!

And it so fun for us too, these pillows ARE MINE... well no, my boys own them!  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: July 04, 2013 03:22:42 PM »

They look great. My Nintendo nut son also thought they were cool.
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« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2013 11:43:46 AM »

Great job!  I would've loved these when I was a kid!
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« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2013 11:44:18 AM »

thank you everyone! Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2013 04:12:15 PM »

This rocks! My boy would be crazy for these! They're perfect!
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« Reply #16 on: July 21, 2013 08:06:26 PM »

These are adorable! I love the fabric you chose for each character Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2013 04:56:42 PM »

These look fantastic. I'll bet the kids loved them!
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These are perfect!! I might need to make some now...  Grin
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