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« on: September 03, 2013 09:07:36 AM »

I wasn't going to do this challenge, but then I had a really fun idea to make Doctor Who's Van Gogh Exploding Tardis painting with fabric scraps.  If you aren't familiar with Doctor Who, you can see the original image here.  After 3 or 4 crafting marathons (totaling about 15 hours), I give you the mini Exploding Tardis!

The first photo is taken from a bit of a distance so you get the whole picture instead of the individual bits of fabric.

And now, some in progress photos!  Of course, working with bits of fabric I had to do it in layers, so I studied the painting to figure out what would go first and layer up from there.

And one for scale.  It's about 3" x 2".

And a closeup to see the details.  Lots and lots of little bits of fabric.  Eventually, I was just seeing blobs of color and had to ask my husband to check my work.  Kind of like when you say a word over and over and it stops making sense, except with swirly colors.

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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2013 11:01:09 AM »

FANTASTIC!!! It turned out awesome!

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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2013 01:59:06 PM »

Thanks!  Honestly at different times in the project, I thought, "Wow, this is great!" followed by, "Wow.  This is crap.  What am I doing?"  Nice to hear someone liked it!
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2013 05:50:14 PM »

Brilliant!!!  Shocked  I can't believe it's so tiny!  I would've gone cross-eyes after just a couple hours.

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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2013 08:06:45 AM »

i love this! whenever i do stuff made of tiny bits like this i always have to keep blurring my eyes to make sure itll blend properly when looked at from a distance. you did such a good job Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2013 08:26:36 AM »

I love it!

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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2013 08:53:29 AM »

Man, this is just fantastic.  I can't imagine working with all those little pieces, let alone ending up with it looking like anything at all.

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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2013 03:21:31 PM »

Wow it's so teeny and just fantastic!! I can't even imagine making something so tiny with such small scraps of fabric!

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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2013 05:01:17 PM »

Wow, beautiful and so intricate. Well done!

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« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2013 10:23:44 PM »

That's so tiny!

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