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So yeah, I made me some applique of a hippocampus in a heraldic style.

Applique of hippocampus sporting in the sea

Applique of hippocampus sporting in the sea

Materials are:  cotton fabrics, cotton-covered polyester thread in black and blue, two buttons.

This is the first time I’ve done applique in years.  I did a blanket stitch around the edges to attach the top piece to the bottom.  By the time I hit the blue thread highlights I was at the “ah screw it” part of the creative process, so those stitches look a little rough (if you can even see them.)  More blue stitches were added the following morning at the “fine I should do it properly” part of the creative process.

Keep it civil people.

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