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« on: July 24, 2013 12:50:30 PM »

Here's the Feejee Mermaid I made for Cackle in the Sideshow Swap.  Stumpwork on felt for arms and fins, with upholstery fabric for the scales on the body.  Head padded with felt.   Based on a Pygmy Marmoset.  She holds artificial pearls.

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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2013 03:00:42 PM »

This is absolutely amazing! I am totally blown away!
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2013 05:03:06 PM »

Thank you, kittykill!  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2013 03:45:13 PM »

Awesome work!
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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2013 04:58:07 PM »

Thank you!  Smiley

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I am blown away too! Smiley When I first saw FeeJee in the shrine swap I just gasped. I wanted to give you a million compliments but I didn't want to hijack the swap. Smiley FeeJee is the most amazing embroidery piece I have ever seen.
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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2013 05:34:29 AM »

Wow, thank you!   Smiley  It was a real learning experience, for sure.
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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2013 09:53:24 AM »

Learning to stitch, my arse! You were born to stitch! Every one of your embroideries are spectacular and I think they are all my favourite.
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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2013 12:43:52 PM »

Thank you!  Smiley  There's a lot of technique I need to refine, but I'm practicing during almost all my spare moments, devoting huge amounts of time to it.  Not sure where it will lead eventually.....

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« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2013 09:45:08 AM »

Holy cats, this is AWESOME! Oooh, I loves it so muchy!
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