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« on: April 30, 2014 10:56:43 PM »

I came across these small decorative cages at the craft store a few months back and immediately had the urge/thought to make a little bird and put it inside. I was already working on another project and not sure if it was a whim or not so I left the cage there. After a couple more trips I ended up with the cage and a pattern book of pets and animals. I put a blue parakeet inside.

I haven't done any serious backstitching in a while and am so glad I did. I have another cage so I may do another bird.

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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014 05:44:37 AM »

That is adorable - I love your new "pet".  I love that mini cage too.
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014 08:17:54 AM »

What a cool idea and no clean up!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014 09:03:20 AM »

I think that is just beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014 02:11:07 PM »

Very creative. Glad you bought the cage and shared your art with us!
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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2014 08:37:32 AM »

Oh I LOVE this.  I may end up doing something similar now - no clean up, no food... just pretty!
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« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2014 08:58:11 AM »

What a great idea, I love the little stitched birdie in the cage! The stitching looks great, I love all the shade variations in the blues on birdie's chest, well done!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2014 07:05:25 AM »

Aww what a great idea! It's so cute.
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« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2016 02:02:33 AM »

The cross-stitched parakeet is just awesome! I love it!
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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2016 12:58:58 PM »

I really really love this - I've never seen anything like it! Definitely the best use I've seen for one of those little cages. The vibrant blues you've used in the budgie are great too.
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