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« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2014 10:49:16 PM »

Cute tree.  Love the gnome!

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« Reply #21 on: June 06, 2014 10:26:49 AM »

I received this very unique altered spool from quaggy.  I just love it and never would have thought to do something like this!  It's embroidered and beaded and just wonderful.  Also rather than being just for decoration, it has a purpose as a candle holder!



Thank you so much!  I hope you like yours as much as I like mine.
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« Reply #22 on: June 06, 2014 10:47:04 AM »

How clever is that? I never would have thought of a candle holder either! This is going to be a fun gallery! Grin
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how very cool - very creative to make it a candle holder
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« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2014 10:58:07 AM »

Very clever, quaggy! 
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« Reply #25 on: June 06, 2014 11:14:07 AM »

Fun and functional, that's awesome!
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« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2014 11:26:43 AM »

I received the most delightful little spool from jillybeans!  I went out for my walk at 5:30 this morning, and there it was, waiting in my mailbox.  Between that and the fog, it was quite a magical morning around here.  Cheesy

Here is the spool, as I believe it is supposed to look.


Sadly, the crown did not make it through shipping, and I only found it after reading jillybeans' PM, where she mentioned it.  Before that, it was hopelessly tangled in the shredded paper she used to pack it.  So this is how I first saw it....


And just to show it off to it's best advantage, here's a few detail shots.  The first is a close up on the moon which is about the size of a quarter.


And a detail of the spool area, with it's adorable lace, which came from jilly's grandmother. Cheesy


Thank you SO MUCH jillybeans!  I hope you like the spool I've been working on for you, as much as I love mine.  Just a little more work this weekend, and it should go out early next week.   Kiss
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« Reply #27 on: June 06, 2014 11:40:43 AM »

Cool candle holder!

I got to see previews of jilly's spool. I just love it to death!

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« Reply #28 on: June 06, 2014 11:48:09 AM »

Jillybeans, the moon spool is awesome!
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« Reply #29 on: June 06, 2014 11:49:41 AM »

Such a clever idea for the candle holder. And stitching is something I did not think of, quaggy.

Such a sweet spool, jilly! The moon expression is wonderful. Smiley
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