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« on: August 06, 2013 08:32:15 AM »

just wrapped the One Fab Zippered Pouch swap and stitched this sleepy guy for my partner Craftineer.  please excuse the photo overload, i'm so darn proud of this project!  the pattern was a freebie from http://starshapedandshiny.blogspot.com



this was a blast for me, experimenting with different type of stitches for filling.



i used several different books for reference and ideas, my favorite being a book called "Creative Needlework" that was published in 1969 that i picked up at the thrift store for a whopping 29 cents!



my original plan was to make it super colorful, but decided to go with shades of blue, my partners favorite.



and one more of the finished pouch, which measured a little over 5x5 inches



thanks for looking Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2013 08:34:43 AM »

This is adorable! I love all the different stitches  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013 08:43:34 AM »

thank you! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2013 08:44:11 AM »

So beautiful, reminds me of the folksy art cats. That must have taken forever.  Shocked Definitely too cute to use  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2013 08:50:01 AM »

Very nice! I love the colors and the pattern. Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2013 08:57:37 AM »

that's so cute, and it looks great!   Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2013 12:38:45 PM »

yes, it did take forever!  i didn't track my time, but it was several evenings worth of work!
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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2013 12:43:31 PM »

You should be proud of it. It looks great! Looks like a peacock cat in those shades of blue.
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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2013 03:33:14 PM »

How lovely!  The different stitches are great!
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2013 07:51:41 PM »

Wonderful piece, beautifully embroidered. Cheesy
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