by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Another candle mat got the idea from You tube but pattern is something I made up based on the You tube idea I needed one smaller than the one shown not sure whether I would light the candles if they have this type of candle in the battery ones I shall buy some

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by crazypatchmama 30 Oct 2016

Nice job.

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by pldc 30 Oct 2016

well done ~hugs~

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by noah 28 Oct 2016

Love it excellent job hugs

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carolpountney by carolpountney 28 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by momac 28 Oct 2016

Nicely done, very festive. Hugs Maureen

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carolpountney by carolpountney 28 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by marianb 28 Oct 2016

Love this one, how did you change the shape, it looks like a half hexi top with a diamond bottom..

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carolpountney by carolpountney 28 Oct 2016

Oh dear how am I going to explain ummm I just took a tear drop shape worked upside down point at bottom then drew the leaves and adjusted where needed if you want the pattern send me a message

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by pennifold 28 Oct 2016

I love this one! Luv Chris

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carolpountney by carolpountney 28 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by mops Moderator 27 Oct 2016

Very pretty!
I liked the 6 part one as well. Have been thinking about an odd number like 5 or 9. But how to construct a 72 or 40 degree corner by hand, not to difficult in drawing or embroidery software. Have to attend a funeral today, so maybe during the weekend - we do have an extra hour as the clock is reset for winter time :)

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carolpountney by carolpountney 28 Oct 2016

Thank you. I think if I use the 5 units I would have to increase my pattern. Will give it a try

mops by mops 28 Oct 2016

No that would not work. For a 5 part one you need the angle to be 72 degrees and not 60 as for the 6 part one.
I made a 9 part one, which needed a 40 degree angle.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 27 Oct 2016

I like smaller version as well. Very pretty.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by lilylady 27 Oct 2016

great for this type of candle!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Yes it is thank uou

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by spendlove Moderator 27 Oct 2016

I like this one - even easier (and quicker!)

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thanks Sue yes it's times like this that I wish I could digitise then it would be even faster and it can fit in a 6 inch frame and then it would all be the same size you can't see but one or two segments are just a fraction bigger

spendlove by spendlove 27 Oct 2016

I was going to digitise it, but I thought it would be quicker to make the old fashioned way.

carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Oh I thought it would be quicker especially the sewing part maybe the digitising would take longer I have been told it's difficult

mops by mops 27 Oct 2016

I watched a few You Tubes videos, especially the 6 part one. Those were not made of squares like the 12 part ones but rather odd shaped which would be easier to do ITH. So I digitised one but have yet to stitch it. The paper shape I made worked well, now I have to stitch and assemble it.

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by jrob Moderator 27 Oct 2016

This is really pretty. I'm with you on the battery operated candle, though. I've made myself a new rule- no leaving the kitchen anymore when something is on the range. I get distracted too easily. My DH says I chase squirrels. ;)

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spendlove by spendlove 27 Oct 2016

You remind me of a favourite saying of my Dads - "You're daft me duck you follow balloons." (Me duck is a term of endearment in some parts of England)

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by baydreamer 27 Oct 2016

Lovely in the smaller version!

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by mrskiki 27 Oct 2016

In the US, Dollar Tree has the battery ones. Hugs. Nan W

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thanks I will look in the £1 store here in the UK

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by jenne 27 Oct 2016

Please give us some measurements, I think this simple and so nice.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

See your messages

carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Meant to add in your inbox

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by laffma1 27 Oct 2016

Lovely, and nice job re-sizing your pattern.

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thank you

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by dragonflyer 27 Oct 2016

Very nice...

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carolpountney by carolpountney 27 Oct 2016

Thank you

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