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« on: October 24, 2013 06:40:55 PM »

I wanted to try stitching on a leaf, so I tried this simple knot design, and made a little present for a friend.

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« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2013 09:55:16 PM »

Interesting.  Did you do anything to the leaf to make it last (not wither up) or is this a temporary gift?  Or, is this a real leaf?
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« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013 12:57:28 AM »

That's beautiful! 
I wish we had nice big leaves up here.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2013 04:49:57 AM »

This is truly unique and I like the design too.
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« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2013 09:45:49 AM »

Neat! Was it hard to stitch on?
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« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2013 10:58:48 AM »

thanks!

it is a real leaf, and I didn't do anything to preserve it, I kind of like the idea of it withering away tied to a tree, with the other leaves.

I did cheat and glued a tiny piece of graph paper to the back to guide the stitches, then covered that with another piece of leaf.
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« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2013 11:05:11 AM »

I like this very much.  Smiley

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