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Topic: Second Spring - Autumn Inspired Hoop  (Read 7116 times)
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« on: September 20, 2013 02:24:20 PM »

I was so happy to get to swap with Onyxnox recently. "Autumn" was one of the themes she had on her wish list so I did a quick search and found a lovely quote to inspire this hoop.

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus



I stamped the words "second spring" onto a piece of linen. I then made the felt leaves and positioned them in a way that they'd look a bit like a flower - just like the quote suggests!



I used wool blended felt, DMC floss and some buttons and beads to embellish the fall leaves.



Three cheers for fall!!
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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2013 03:28:11 PM »

Lime leaves!!!!  They're beautiful - great composition - lucky Onyx!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2013 03:31:38 PM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2013 03:32:53 PM »

I just love this, there's something so delicious-looking about the leaves, as though each is a little pastry.  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2013 03:39:16 PM »

Thanks, guys!

And now I'm craving a pastry Smiley.
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013 04:17:04 PM »

I love this so much!
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one of my favorite quotes!  lovely hoop!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013 04:35:02 PM »

one of my favorite quotes!  lovely hoop!  Cheesy

Isn't it a good quote? I had never heard it before but now I want to make myself something with it too!
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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2013 07:52:15 PM »

The stamping on the linen is so pretty since it contrasts beautifully with the vibrant felt.  Absolutely love this, had to pin it immediately.
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    « Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013 11:58:35 PM »

    It is gorgeous!
    I love the idea and your work is perfect, as always.
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