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ah, the dichotomy...

yes you are...

He says that he's not a doorstop, but that's just what he is. Finally, I finished the Frustrated Fruitcake doorstop for my dad. And shocker! I didn't break any sewing machine needles today!

Basically, I sewed a canvas bag (sort of like a paper lunch bag) and stitched my embroidery to it like a patch. Then I wrapped a brick in batting, stuck it in the bottom with a bit of fiber fill on top, and stitched the top closed by hand. It's a little wacky looking, but I think that's only appropriate, given the fact that it's a fruitcake doorstop, don't you think?

6 comments:

  1. The best fruitcake ever!

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  2. that's really clever! i love it :)

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  3. Fantastic idea! A great gift xx

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  4. Your work is Lovely!!! :D mmmmm tasty fruitcake...

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  5. It's really cute. I'm also loving the advent calendar designs. I want to modify them to make something for Hanukkah for next year.

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