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« on: August 10, 2014 06:44:35 PM »

I made a Sea Turtle for the Under The Sea Swap for gotgrey. I tried to put most of the most prominent details on the turtle with lots of whimsical qualities.  





Most of the embroidery is machine stitched however I did the beading by hand.


Here's the underside:



and the whole thing:



Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2014 07:02:51 PM »

I LOVE this! the patchwork is something I love. I love the colors too. Wonderful piece my dear!
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2014 07:08:05 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2014 03:42:50 AM »

This is wonderful!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2014 05:53:49 AM »

Fabulous!  I love the sea turtle proportions.  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2014 06:52:42 AM »

this is so beautiful.  I really love it.  I think I need to make one like it for my sister who loves sea turtles.  
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2014 01:32:47 AM »

I rocked you. I love these types of quilty projects. Your turtle looks cool. the fabrics are neat, and so is the beadwork.

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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2014 02:19:58 AM »

Oh, fantastic! I love the beading details!
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« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2014 05:18:39 AM »

Isn't he just gorgeous, and he's all MINE!!!   Grin
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2014 11:30:34 AM »

Aaaw thanks everybody. I am so pleased! I spent a lot of time working on it. Cheesy
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