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steph0827
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2006 04:46:30 PM »

Ha ha... That picture is hilarious.  I think everything you knit is amazing!  I'm going to make a few of those to match my bedroom color scheme. 
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ktgotskills
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2006 05:19:26 PM »

wow that pillow IS great!

and its even more awesome that its going to ben lee. you're so lucky you get to see him every couple months!
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jemadi
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2006 06:03:30 PM »

I love your pillow...awsome job.
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McJulie-O
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2006 07:49:49 PM »

Gorgeous pillow!

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urvi
« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2006 08:02:37 PM »

thats a fanatstic pillow !!  Cheesy

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« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2006 08:52:03 PM »

That is so pretty. I wish I had another comment, but that pretty much sums it up.  Smiley

Edit: OK, after looking at the rest of the thread, I have another comment: I want a baby alpaca. Like, now.
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« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2006 10:24:53 PM »

awww  I love love love the twining trees motif.  I really want to put that on something sometime in my life.

I think it's great you're giving the pillow to Ben Lee.  I'm sure he'll love it.
You know, if his little buddy Ben Kweller would ever come back here, I would definitely knit something for him.  I know he's expressed interest in a fan-knitted something before.
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FlamgirlantNYC
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2006 12:21:59 AM »

The alpaca is such a beautiful shade of green and it's very complimentary with the pattern.  Fabulous job!

How did you attach the crocheted border to the fabric backing?
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« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2006 01:30:41 PM »

That's great! I love the tree motif!
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skrillaknits
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2006 07:47:45 AM »

Thanks again, everyone!

How did you attach the crocheted border to the fabric backing?

I had some really strong gold thread that is meant to sew denim jeans and I chose a yarn that matched it. Then I crocheted around the green square, making sure it was a little larger than the pillow form. Then I took my rose fabric, folded about a 1/4 inch over and proceeded to whipstitch the fabric to the crocheted edging. It shows a bit on the fabric side, but I don't mind too much. It makes it look homemade, which is a good thing in my opinion!
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