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Trekky
« on: November 24, 2011 09:25:10 AM »

Hello

I made a foxy pin!



A few weeks ago I saw the most amazing vintage stitched waistcoat, covered in lots and lots of foxes! 



Inspired by this I drew up a chart & made myself a badge.  I don't think i've got it in me to cover a whole waistcoat!!!  The original waistcoat had little beads for eyes, but I just made my badge flat.  I used 22 count aida, and it is a 1 inch pin badge.





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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2011 09:47:23 AM »

Adorable!  Did you buy the waistcoat?
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2011 09:51:45 AM »

I wish!  Cheesy 

No, it was part of a collection belonging to a local textile historian.  I think its 18th or 19th century.  It is pretty amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2011 01:59:27 PM »

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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2011 09:31:01 PM »

Bookmarked! That is one seriously cute fox.
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« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2011 06:40:17 AM »

That is so great! Thanks for the pattern too.
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« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2011 10:19:18 AM »

Fantastic indeed!!
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