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Topic: flower pincushions- dogwood, poppy, sakura cherry blossoms, flower puffs.  (Read 11701 times)
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kitkabbit
« on: August 01, 2006 10:26:32 AM »

Here are the pincushions i made for the Pincushion Challenge.
http://www.boogaj.com/pincushion_challenge/

I was having a bitch of a time photographing them, especially the poppy...
Now i find out, our camera is a mostly outdoor digital camera.
no wonder the 1st bunch of photos came out crappy!
* kitkabbit ***grumbles***

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i wanted to smack that camera!!!

here are the pics:

the poppy was quite complicated, was inspired by Georgia O'Keefe's Poppy painting.



flowerpuffs, the brown one is my fave! 


the poppy, all by itself

enjoy =)

~kat
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2006 10:35:11 AM »

Aw, those flowerpuffs are awesome too!
Gr,
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2006 10:40:39 AM »

They are all beautiful, but that poppy is amazing! 
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2006 06:48:53 AM »

All of your work is outstanding, but that poppy................... well I am speechless  Grin.  It is wonderful.  Thanks for the wonderful images!
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2006 06:51:43 AM »

Your flower pincushions are gorgeous!  I love the simplicity of the sakura cherry blossoms Smiley 
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2006 11:54:05 AM »

OMG-what beautiful work!
Pretty please post a tute on how to make the flower puffs sometime-and the fabric?-too lovely Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2006 12:01:33 PM »

the poppy is cool, but i'm really in love with the sakura and dogwood pincussions... and the flower puffs! they're so cute!
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2006 10:22:07 PM »

Awesome flowerpuffs!!!

A store where I consign my crafts asked me to make them some pumpkins that are ?divided? that way.  I presume it's done with floss???

Do you have a moment to explain?

I'm going on va-ca tomorrow so if you post and I don't respond, I'm not rude, lol.

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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2006 07:09:09 AM »

Hey =)
I used the Whip it up pincushion tutorial for the flower puffs:
http://whipup.net/2006/03/01/stickin-it-to-the-pincushion/

excellent tutorial-
I used floss and perle thread to bind the petals.

enjoy =}
I've made a bunch more flower pincushions that I will be posting soon, after i take the pics =)

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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2006 09:14:28 AM »

I love them all! The poppy is just awesome!

I found that flowerpuff tutorial about a week ago, and I have been going nuts with them. So much fun to make! I am making them for all of my friends/relatives who sew. I think I might also have to make some of them into ornaments for my Xmas tree this year. That way, I can make as many as I please, and have a use for them all.  Wink

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