Friday, April 6, 2012

Bunny Whiskers - Twine Tip

Good afternoon crafty friends,

Melin here with a quick tip. I was making a paper piecing of a bunny rabbit and wanted to do something for her whiskers. I didn’t want to just draw some on, so I decided to try using some twine. Here is what I came up with.
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So here is how I did it. I have a spool of Maraschino Twine from The Twinery and nothing that was just a solid color. I notice that like most twine, it is two colors of “twine”  twisted together. So I just separated the twine by the colors first.
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I then noticed that each color had two “threads” so I further separated those.

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I then simply cut them at varying lengths and adhered them to my bunny face. I didn’t want the “bulk” of the twine to impede the finished look of her face, so I used a pop dot to raise up the nose so it wouldn't look “bumpy” underneath.


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Here is a close up of the bunny’s whiskers.


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Again, here is one last look at the Bunny. I haven’t put her on a project yet, but when I do, I will share it with everyone :)

Well I hope that gave you just one more use for your twine. Thanks so much for stopping by. 

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13 comments:

  1. Sunshine HoneyBeeApril 6, 2012 at 12:05 PM

    The bunny has a sweet look & the twine is a wonderful use for whiskers. I discovered that it is not easy to thread twine thru a button hole with the multiple strands and now I'll separate the strands.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  2. Great tip. Your bunny is so adorable, but looks so sad. Love the colors of the dress and flowers.

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  3. What a cute idea!! I love this bunny!

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  4. Great idea to use the twine for the whiskers.  The bunny is so adorable.  

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  5. She is just adorable as always! I love her eyes and of course the cute little whiskers. Looking forward to seeing her on a upcoming project. Have a wonderful Easter weekend.

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  6. such a cute bunny and thanks for sharing the tip.

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  7. Melin, this is so gorgeous!  what a cute little bunny!
    Jessica

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  8. Melin,
    This is a great idea for whiskers.  And she is just an adorable little bunny!!
    Charlotte

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  9. Melin, this is so darn cute!!! I love the whiskers, what a great tip!

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  10. Wow!! How lovely rabbit. I love this site, thanks for sharing so wonderful pieces!

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  11. Oh this bunny is the most ADORABLE!!  Love the twine tip... thank you!! *Ü*  

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  12. This is SUCH a neat idea Melin!  Of course your bunny is absolutely ADORABLE girl!!! I LOOOOOVE it!!!

    Hugs,
    Michelle

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  13. TFS what a great idea!

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