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« on: March 01, 2019 12:54:25 PM »

This is a little bit of a bunch of things, so I guess I'm putting it here!  My child wanted a butterfly crown for her 6th birthday party (we got the butterfly themed package at our favorite nature center) and so I pulled out the freestanding butterfly & moth embroidery designs I figured I'd have a use for some day:

The butterflies are all glued to hair clips so they're removable (& moveable; this is not the final party configuration) and the crown is sewn together at the back with a wide zig-zag so that I can make it bigger if she still wants it once her head has grown some more.

Luna moth lace, w/ glow-in-the-dark webbing.  This one's female.  (small antennae)

Orange Sulphur (which is *not* the same colors on both sides of the wings, so there was a lot more switching the top thread than the bottom thread)

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Lacy pink fantasy butterfly, Checkered White, & a good view of one of the flowers.

Better view of the front design, this time with the other Luna Moth (male, w/ poofy antennae)

And the Common Green Birdwing.


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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2019 12:59:27 PM »

That is just spectacular, wow. Forget kid sized, I'd wear it if it fit my head!

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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2019 01:05:45 PM »

This is all kinds of wonderful! Happy 6!

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2019 01:13:56 PM »

This is wonderful!

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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2019 03:12:41 PM »

Completely delightful!

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2019 05:06:32 PM »

Oh how neat, and those butterfly embroideries are amazing.

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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2019 06:34:15 AM »

I VERY much dislike butterflies, but I ADORE this crown!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2019 03:44:18 PM »

This is totally enchanting, and it looks great on her!

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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2019 07:21:39 AM »

That is amazing! I want a butterfly crown! Cheesy Such a lucky birthday girl. Beautiful work, thenate!

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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2019 10:08:04 AM »

Wow!  Beautiful!  So cool.

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