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post #1 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
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Barking mad

Ok so am I nuts or what

Got a request from a customer to make a bridle for her horse HOLLY
She wanted her horses name on it or something similar so I'm making this -

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Just to give you an idea - the pattern has to be HAND DRAWN onto the leather with inkless ballpoint pen ( mustn't scratch it ) and then each stitch has to be marked out one at a time. I then have to very carefully hand stitch the pattern on. It took a whole day just to do the pattern.

I will post some pics of the finished item when it's complete.

The Nutty Saddler strikes again ( either that or I just got so bored with the norm )
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post #2 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 12:46 PM
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That is so pretty! Perfect for a horse named Holly! I can't wait to see the finished product! Beautiful!

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post #3 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 12:49 PM
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WOW - stunning work! Yes, you're mad, but in the best possible way!! I can't wait to see the finished product!
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post #4 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 01:00 PM
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Beautiful! LOL, I just had a mental image of one for Soda with pop cans all over it! Hahaha, not sure I'd like that.
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post #5 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 01:17 PM
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That is really lovely! Are you going to die the berries red? I think that would be pretty but maybe the customer wouldn't.


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post #6 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 01:33 PM
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Very, very cute! In fact I like it even more then browbands with crystals or beads!



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post #7 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 01:36 PM
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WOW - How BEAUTIFUL and perfect for a horse named Holly! You are an artist and it is obvious that you love what you do!
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Looks fantastic so far
Can't wait to see the end result!
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post #9 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 02:08 PM
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gorgeous!
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post #10 of 34 Old 12-07-2009, 02:57 PM
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Nutty, can you do those berries in different color too?



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