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« Reply #40 on: August 08, 2013 11:12:12 AM »

That is such a neat piece, sandy. You do really lovely work! I'm looking forward to seeing more of it around Craftster.
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« Reply #41 on: August 08, 2013 01:41:50 PM »

Hi,

I just joined today. I'm a total beginner and really need to do more samplers.

I didn't have any 'proper' embroidery tools yet. But I really enjoy it.


Wow! You may be new to Craftster, but the creativeness and professionalism of what you've posted on Flicker shows that you're definitely not new to crafting. Looks like we oldsters have a lot we can learn from you. I especially love the bookbinding photos. I've never seen that elaborate a spine lacing before. We may need you to post some tutorials. Welcome aboard!

And if the embroidery you posted is an example of what you can do without the "proper" embroidery tools, can't wait to see what you could do with them. What "proper" tools are you needing?
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« Reply #42 on: August 08, 2013 01:46:44 PM »

No such thing as proper in my book of embroidery  Cheesy. That is fab! I love the texture.
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« Reply #43 on: August 08, 2013 02:20:21 PM »

Hello Smiley

Ooh what a good idea this is! Well my names KATRINA I'm from England and I've done a couple of swaps, I have no real "speciality" area, I just see something and want to try it! Haha I love art dolls, plushes, anything cute and up cycled/recycled.
Like things that are felted, knitted, crocheted, glasswork as not mastered these! And probably never will! Sad

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And my current project/progress... Trying paperclay doll

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« Reply #44 on: August 08, 2013 02:37:00 PM »

Cute Alice in Wonderland. Loved the cards when you posted them for the Crafted Notecard Swap, but that paperclay doll is going to be awesome! What's your plan for it?
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« Reply #45 on: August 08, 2013 02:48:12 PM »

That Alice is too cute @Scrapkatt!
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« Reply #46 on: August 08, 2013 02:57:19 PM »

oh that paperclay doll is indeed a project I am going to be keeping my eye out for!

I was one of the lucky ones who got those cute notecards Grin...

Newbies make for great swap partners!
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« Reply #47 on: August 08, 2013 03:13:10 PM »

Really wonderful embroidery, sandy!  Looking forward to more!

Scrapkatt, that paperclay doll is shaping up very well, excellent lips!  Smiley

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« Reply #48 on: August 08, 2013 03:48:45 PM »

What a great idea for a craftalong aimr!  I wish I had found one when I joined! 

Everyone's stuff looks like they have been here for years.  Yeah for newbies!!
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« Reply #49 on: August 08, 2013 03:59:45 PM »

I was one of the lucky ones who got those cute notecards Grin...

You are a lucky gal! Those notecards are so cute Smiley. They will be great for sending in swap packages.
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