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« on: October 10, 2010 12:46:13 PM »

Hi everyone!!!

My boyfriend is a tennis addict! he plays, he coaches, he watches... he dreams tennis!!! And he lives in a freaking cold appartment, so he had been asking me for something to keep him warm while he watches tv, and after 4 years of asking.... (okay i'm a bit slow) i made this for him:

It's a tennis court with 2 of his favourite moves while playing (i took pictures of him playing and then made them on fabric) and 2 racquets which actually have strings, I tried to make them the more correctly possible but it was hard. I even asked him to teach me how to string. So I believe it turned out okay

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Racquet close up

Me quilting it while the dogs were fighting to keep it (it was the closest I've felt to having children)
« Last Edit: October 10, 2010 12:47:27 PM by malisha » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I live in mexico, I can send loads of mexican stuff ...I'd swap for crafting supplies and scrapbooking supplies (PM if interested)

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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2010 01:31:52 PM »

Amazing! I love the symbols, and your idea of taking photos is ingenious - so personal too.

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