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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

p.s. - backtack iii

backtack iii fabric
backtack iii bird
i finally made it to the fabric store on monday for my backtack iii project. i fell in love with that top alpha print and of course i'm a polka dot girl so it was only natural for me to get that too. i used wool felt for the back, beak, and wing. one of the specifications for the project is to use 5 buttons - i have two for the eyes and it would be just ridiculous anywhere else. moki suggested i make the bird a little leaf brooch with the remaining 3 (if i understood correctly) and that's precisely what i plan on doing. the bird is of my own pattern and was intended to look something like this one that i made my sister just about a year ago but the tail is a bit discombobulated. maybe i'll show you that another time. ;) i've been planning to make these for {love, joleen} for about as long. will try to make up a bunch sometime this summer. hmm, maybe for a certain soon to be two year old? without the button eyes, of course.


Blogger joy madison said...

ACK!!!!!!!!!!!!! so adorable!!!!!!!!!

5:36 PM  
Blogger gkgirl said...

i think those are soooo sweet...

5:25 AM  
Blogger *aimee* said...

Oh my god...so adorable. I love my bird but unfortunately I don't have him out right now because my dog chews on everything and he cries for it every time he sees it. Weird, I know. Anyway, I love the fabrics you choose and thing the brooch idea is fabulous. :o)

9:36 AM  
Blogger liz elayne said...

this is so cute! i love it! and the fabric is gorgeous.

9:42 AM  
Blogger holly said...

so fantastic! since you're a self-proclaimed polka dot girl, i hope you'll participate in my polka dot swap!


your partner would be the luckiest ever!

9:40 PM  

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