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« on: June 12, 2010 06:10:14 PM »

My partner just received in the Whedonverse swap, so it's safe to post about the needlework I did for her. :]

First up, the Mutant Enemy Logo, in tote bag form- it was my first try at embroidery, so I was really nervous about it, but I'm actually pretty proud of it, even though the front pocket's crooked. I had no idea what I was getting into, haha. Tongue She mentioned that she liked turquoise-y blue, and I lucked into some pretty fabulous turquoise fabric. I worked on it, on and off from the 22nd of May until Wednesday, when I finished the bag.





Before making the bag, I knew I wanted to make something dealing with Wash's dinosaurs, so when I saw on her questionnaire that this exchange was among her favorites, I knew what I had to do, haha.
Made up a pattern using a couple of dinosaur sprites that I silhouetted (Though the T-Rex only had one leg, so I attempted to add another [the smaller one on the right] that didn't look weird. I'm not sure if I succeeded. And yeah, I know his dino was a Ceratosaurus, but I couldn't find a good sprite. Tongue) and a font I found online, with some small alterations to a couple of the letters. Specifically, I changed the 'a' to look more like an 'a' and less like an 'o'.



I'm glad to do some swapping, because it's apparently the only thing that can motivate me to actually -do- something with the stuff I make, instead of just loose fabric sitting on my chest of drawers.
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2010 07:11:51 PM »

I BOW TO THE AWESOMENESS Cheesy
Lol I have a shirt that says "Curse your sudden  but inevitable betrayal"
Haha Firefly Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010 12:25:25 PM »

Wowser.  These are both so so awesome!!!  The Wash cushion is just awesomeness, and the bag is so amazing!! I love the colours Smiley  You did a great job!
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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2010 12:36:08 PM »

Nice! That cushion is awesome! I recognised it as soon as I saw it. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2010 12:54:14 PM »

Haha, thanks, you guysss. I'm really glad the colors went well together- I'm fond of turquoise and brown together, but they don't always match like you think they will, depending on the shade.
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2010 09:29:46 AM »

Great stuff! Your stitching is so clean-awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2010 11:04:22 AM »

I'm so wisting that bag! I haven't seen one like it but it's such a good idea since it includes all whedon shows at once. I love it Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2010 03:46:49 PM »

Dang! That pillow rocks!  Wink Loving the 'Grrr Argh' guy on the tote too! Your fill in stitching is great.  Wink
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