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« on: January 28, 2019 05:00:51 PM »



Many years ago, my main craft was crochet, and I had whipped up this teal/turquoise pillow cover. It is all one piece, and cannot come off without cutting. I had no idea what to do with it, and it was pretty but plain, so it sat on a shelf in my bedroom for all this time.

Lately, I have been repurposing living room pillows in a bird theme (a thread for that is in misc topics board), and so I decided now was the perfect time to find some crochet  bird appliques to work up.

I found a pattern on Etsy last night, and finished this fun applique today! It is several sizes of flowers on a  branch with a perched bird and flying bird.

I used only yarn in my stash that I hoped would coordinate ok with the pillow cover.

The bird pattern was a little weird to follow, but now the pillow has some bling!
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2019 05:22:44 PM »

That is so dang cute! I love that you "rescued" that pillow from the shelf and then used all stash to embellish it to boot!
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2019 05:25:15 PM »

/blushes/ Thank you!
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2019 05:32:01 PM »

Well, how fun! I also love it that you resurrected an old project and gave it new life. So cool!
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2019 06:30:24 PM »

Wonderful re-vamp!
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2019 10:06:44 AM »

Really pretty!  How great to revisit your own work and give it new life.
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2019 06:51:40 PM »

Embellishing was a good idea, looks so sweet & cheery Smiley.
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« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2019 04:38:29 AM »

Thanks so much!
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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2019 01:29:15 PM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2019 01:30:01 PM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley

Wow,  thanks so much!
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