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« on: May 01, 2014 01:09:09 PM »

Hi guys!  This is my first official post on here with my own work (woo).  I have been lurking in the shadows for some time... but here I am!

I am making a hoopla wall for my twin girls bedroom, and here are the first three.  Just thought I'd share!







This was the most labor-intensive one to complete and took me about three days of continuous french knots... But I love the finished product!



This one only took a few hours.  French knot sheep!



I wasn't too thrilled with how this one turned out, but it's still cute so it gets to go on the wall any way.


Thanks for looking guys!
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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014 01:32:42 PM »

The sheep are cute and I REALLY like the alphabet. The colors go well and there's a very simple, almost hand-drawn look to it.

But I really love your "love". I couldn't do half that many french knots in 3 years, let alone three days! I am not much of a knotter so I am always impressed by pieces that use a lot of french knots. The way they spread out like sand is a really cool effect. Your choice of color, fabric and font really add to it, too. I just really like that piece. Possibly because I make things for my daughters walls and wish I had made that  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014 01:41:20 PM »

WOW! These are wonderful! I love the sheep-they are adorable. The Love is over the top. French knots are evil but you rocked it.  Cheesy

PS-you really need to post more of your awesome work!
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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014 02:22:52 PM »

Wow, i love all of them. The Love one is my fav though, french knots are the best!
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2014 01:36:14 PM »

Those sheep are so sweet! What stitch did you use for the grass? I love the way it turned out!

Also, the Love is just incredible, and the alphabet is really lovely! But I can never resist an embroidered sheep.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2014 06:40:59 PM »

Love your hoops! Your french knots look awesome and your color choices look so good together!
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2014 04:11:06 AM »

You have the patience of a saint.
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« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2014 05:53:14 PM »

Fabulous work!!
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