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Thread: Crow Magic

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    Super Member Rosyhf's Avatar
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    I think crows are magical. I designed these crows and beaded them. Crows steal anything shiny and sometimes you can find a little treasure in their nests lol.

    I love crows. They have an elegant physique. In my fantasy world, they can carry all their treasure in their feathers and only special people can see it. Can you see it?

    They have red crystal eyes and are made out of textured quilters cotton....

    these are the three sizes, the small one sits on my witche's hat
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    this is the extra large queen mother crow and the baby,
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    large and medium crow
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    Those are nice crows.

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    nice job :thumbup:

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    Cute!

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    Gorgeous, looks like you're having fun. Very nice work.

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    I love your crows. You are so talented. :-D

    I like shiny things too. Does that make me a crow???LOL

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    Nice crows, we have 3 real ones in our yard, they are always carrying on.

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    cute! LOL, I LOVE birds, you can probaly tell by my posts, lol!

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    I'm not a crow fan, but you have worked magic with them! I especially like the fabrics used for their bodies and their wire feet.

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    [quote=Rosyhf]I think crows are magical. I designed these crows and beaded them. Crows steal anything shiny and sometimes you can find a little treasure in their nests lol.
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    Yes, most hill folks know that. As a child I found a small diamond ring in an old crow's nest and Grandma was able to sell it for enough to help pay our yearly taxes!!! After that, when I saw a big nest and was able to reach it, I always checked it out. Lots of soda pull tabs, anything that sparkled. They have been known to fly into a room with no screens on the windows and steal anything that sparkled. They're intelligent, strong, fast and nosey!!

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    Wow, pretty birds. They must have taken a long time to make, they're delightful!!

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    You make the greatest sculptures!!!!!

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    [quote=Ramona Byrd]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rosyhf
    I think crows are magical. I designed these crows and beaded them. Crows steal anything shiny and sometimes you can find a little treasure in their nests lol.
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    Yes, most hill folks know that. As a child I found a small diamond ring in an old crow's nest and Grandma was able to sell it for enough to help pay our yearly taxes!!! After that, when I saw a big nest and was able to reach it, I always checked it out. Lots of soda pull tabs, anything that sparkled. They have been known to fly into a room with no screens on the windows and steal anything that sparkled. They're intelligent, strong, fast and nosey!!
    Yes, that's right hahahahahh....they are very nosy and I love anything with mischief hahahahah

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    Wow, pretty birds. They must have taken a long time to make, they're delightful!!
    Yes they took a while. First I studied lots of pictures and then made a line drawing of the body as good as I could get it, then cut it apart and made the pattern.

    Making the fist one always takes longer and after the tweaking etc then it goes better.....not including the beading which is really enjoyable and I don't mind the time at all.

    I can take the same pattern and do any bird really. I just change the tail style and maybe the beak. For instance I am doing a purple Martin next and his tail is like a Swallows tail and so on.

    I have already drafted a Blue Jay. His tail is scalloped when you look at his picture.

    I posted the Cardinal some days ago, I forgot now which thread lol....I think with the last two of PM and BJ that I will reach the end of my bird frenzy lol.

    I found the link for the cardinal..

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-104411-1.htm

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    Unique, no other worde will suffice thanks for sharing!

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    I too, love crows....I think they are my totem animal....I often dream of them even though I don't really like birds in general at all. I just ordered some lovely earrings from an artist in NSW, Australia that feature crows in a dead tree. That sounded awful as I read this but they are really nice. Love your crows!

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    Oh where are those dead tree crow earings, is there a link?

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