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« on: June 09, 2014 10:27:55 AM »

I made this altered spool for quaggy in the altered spool swap.  I chose to go with her sewing theme and I knew I was going to make a little shrine for her.  I had quite a few bits and bobs lying around in my stash but no spools!  So I drew out what I wanted to do and ordered a few things. 

I wanted a vintage feel and so I didn't paint the shrine just put in some paper for the background.  I used washi tape and bakers twine to make the bunting.  I had the mini spools in my stash and just wrapped them in thread.  I was also able to find that wee needle hiding out in some lace.  Lucky find since it was the perfect size!  I went back and forth with a few ideas on what to do with the spools.  In the end I decided on washi tape.


Here is a picture of the top/sides of the shrine.  It has some vintage measuring tape wrapped around it.


I hope that quaggy was happy with her spool shrine.
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2014 10:49:55 AM »

That IS sew sweet!   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2014 03:16:14 PM »

That is just adorable.
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2014 03:36:18 PM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2014 06:18:13 PM »

Beautiful work!
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2014 02:51:42 AM »

You did a great job!
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2014 02:15:14 PM »

Great work! Love the measuring tape on top!
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2014 02:51:31 PM »

Awe!  You guys are great!  The spools you all made were AMAZING!
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I'm always amazed by these! This is incredible
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