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« on: December 25, 2013 01:39:41 PM »



I took the time to make my nativity scene figurines this year, and I'm happy I did it as I was without nativity scene for the past few years. I cross stitched all the characters taking inspiration from images I googled, with some modifications and personal touches. I used a boreal forest theme since I live in the land of boreal forests (canada).






Made my own sky, trees, stars with aluminum foil. Pretty much all the materials were recycled or already in my stash so hardly spent any $ on it Just quite a bit of time but totally worth it Smiley

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Some trees in the making

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I picked different fabrics to use as the back of the figurines and stuffed them, and sewed them together with a sewing machine and some hand stitching.Here are details.

Holy Family

Forest Animals

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« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2013 03:43:33 PM »

These are just lovely!
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2013 07:43:25 AM »

Such great details!  I especially like the three kings!!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2014 01:37:35 PM »

Lovely details! It's wonderful how you created a 3D world with them in it rather than simply framing them or hanging it on the wall!
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2014 08:41:10 AM »

Wow, what a lot of lovely work! I love the trees you made...those are really cool!
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