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PPNF: Spring Edition! FINALLY!

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Yes, I've caught up to the other ladies. FINALLY. the past six weeks have been simply chaotic for me (as evidenced by my singular post in May), so now I finally have a bit more time to devote to ye olde blog.

So with no further ado, my Spring PPNF! You know, now that it's pretty much summer...



If you remember, I posted a hint to what I was working on. Did you guess?

Yep, another yarn wreath!



I was attempting to emulate this wreath from vitamini handmade that I found on Pinterest a while back:



Mine is clearly much simpler!! Also, they had no cream-colored felt the day I was in Michael's.

As I progressed, I noticed that she simply instructs to cut out flowers. There's no tutorial for the flowers! I tried and tried and could not get my felt to look like flowers. So I found this cherry blossom tutorial that I used on some of them and this one that I used for the rest. Tally's was super helpful to getting the flower shapes.

When I realized this would take me longer than the few hours I had, I developed a huge mental block. Along with general busyness, I kept feeling like the project was going to take me forever!! I finally sat down to finish it last weekend when I came to the conclusion that hey- I didn't need to make a billion little flowers! Just as many as I wanted. So there you have it. I'm happy with the way it came out- it's on the door now! Just in time for me to start thinking about a summer wreath...




I hope you got to see my PPNF buddies' projects:

Alison at The Alitary Blog

Julia at Sunbeam Yellow

Lauren in La La Land
(turns out Lauren and I had very similar ideas for our projects!!)

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k_bo
Jun. 4th, 2013 07:44 pm (UTC)
AWESOME!!!

Did you find it easier to wind this time? Did you have a system???
girlsinger
Jun. 30th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
Not really- you just have to get into a zone. I'll wrap a bunch of times and then tighten them all at once and move on. Thanks!
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