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11  The blackwork project that wouldn't die... in Needlework: Completed Projects by rhapsody on: April 13, 2010 11:42:47 PM
This was one of those projects that I started (oh, about 3 years ago), quickly became bored and annoyed by it, stashed it away and then promptly forgot about it.  When I moved a year ago, I found it and went "oh! I should finish this finally!", started stitch and then got bored and stashed it away.  Wink

Anyway, I found it again about a month ago, and this time I was determined to finish the darn thing.  So, here it is--a blackwork square, stitched in black silk embroidery thread on 32 count evenweave.  The pattern is based on a 16th century German pattern.  It's been finished, framed and hung...no longer lurking in the back of my closet taunting me with it's unfinishedness.  Smiley



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12  You are an enemy of the Daleks, you will be...embroidered? in Needlework: Completed Projects by rhapsody on: March 14, 2010 01:33:28 PM
I've been on a big cross stitch kick lately, and decided I had to do a Doctor Who themed piece.  After working on it off and on for a month, I'm finally finished with my Daleks.



Worked on 14ct aida, adapted from a crochet chart by meredee (found here: http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m19/meredee/tardis/dalek_pattern.jpg) and the lettering is from a vintage pattern book.

Uh oh, who's that lurking in the picture here?

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