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Woo Hoo!!!

Here are my conies!:) They need just a little work on the bottom most portion of the cone. The pattern that I'm using for these cones is a 3/1 twill......kind of a summer/winter idea. The two pictures below are showing the front and the back of the fabric;)


I'm so excited to get them started that that's all for my post;)

Comments

Lynnette said…
Aren't you a clever girl! I'm so impressed with your design abilities Shannon. You must be so pleased that the pine cones turned out so well!
Sharon said…
No words needed. The images do all the work and those are flat gorgeous!
skiingweaver said…
Yay! Really nice!
skiingweaver said…
I just had to come back to say - Shannon, you are quite possibly the sweetest person I have ever "met" through blogging/Etsy/etc. You are just so nice and have such lovely, happy, generous, bubbly energy, it's an absolute pleasure to be around you! :)

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