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« on: June 10, 2007 11:53:02 PM »

My dad is 72 tomorrow (72 going on 14, really).  I asked what he wanted for his birthday and he demanded a home-made card.  So I decided to cross stitch something for him.  This was only the second thing I ever cross stitched so while I know it's not very elaborate, I am really proud of it!

(the vintage car fabric in the background is my sewing machine cover)

And I am going to write in it "Have a roaringly good birthday" because that's the sort of rotten joke that he would appreciate Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2007 11:59:49 PM »

That's cute!

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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2007 07:07:39 AM »

This is too adorable. I'm just getting (back) into cross-stitch myself, and it looks like you did a great job!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2007 10:24:47 AM »

I think this is wonderful! Remember just because it's not 'elaborate' doesn't mean it's not amazing! Im sure your dad will love it and the care you put into making it for him.

... I'm just getting (back) into cross-stitch myself, and it looks like you did a great job!

Snap! I havent cross-stitched in about 8/9 years but I saw a really nice largeish pattern free on one of the stitch mags and thought it would make a lovely centre piece for a cushion for my Mum's new crafting study.

« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2007 11:08:15 PM »

super cute !   Smiley
im sure he'll love it !
i know my dad would !
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2007 11:51:45 AM »

Awww! You did a great job, he's so cute!

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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2007 11:03:02 PM »

Thats very sweet, I'm sure he will love it   Grin

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