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« on: September 25, 2007 12:20:11 AM »

So this is the first time Ive ever done cross stitch (seriously - Ive done silly little tiny things before, but this is the hardest thing yet). I got the pattern from http://www.cross-stitch-directory.com/ and the specific one I used is at http://www.cross-stitch-directory.com/pdf/geo_hearts.pdf only I used floss colors 334 as the dark and 3325 as the light. I want to make at least three others for my mom for her birthday in December. Cheesy This one took me about 7 hours. An hour last night and six today! Eeep.

What do you think? My back isnt too shabby either!



EDIT: I finished the second one! Here it is! Cheesy Now just two more to go in red!!!

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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2007 12:40:07 AM »

It looks great, and I really like the pattern, thanks for the link!  This would be perfect for a biscornu too!

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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2007 01:32:28 AM »

Good job. You have good and precise eyes. If I were to work on this project, my eyes would already be @-@ when looking at the pattern of the project. LOL
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2007 03:44:27 AM »

Beautiful.. I dont have the patience for cross stitch.  I like the simple colors with the intricate design.
good job!
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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2007 06:18:11 AM »

Oh, that is so pretty! Smiley

One eensy little criticism: It looks like some of your crosses are going one way and some the other, i.e. it looks like on some stitches, the top of the cross goes this way / and on others it goes this way \.  They should all go the same way.  But it could just be my eyes  Undecided
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2007 07:31:32 AM »

Oh, that is so pretty! Smiley

One eensy little criticism: It looks like some of your crosses are going one way and some the other, i.e. it looks like on some stitches, the top of the cross goes this way / and on others it goes this way \.  They should all go the same way.  But it could just be my eyes  Undecided

You have great eyes, then. I can't see which way they're going...  then again I have glasses and everything. And it's never wrong to give constructive criticism, is it?

It looks very good, especially for a first cross stitch. I like the pattern and the colours.
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« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2007 08:31:24 AM »

Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2007 11:03:15 AM »

Very nice work! It's always harder to do a geometric shape as any mistake would show vs. a flower motif where an error can be easily hidden. You did great.
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« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2007 09:06:25 AM »

Very pretty!
I love the two tones of blue.
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« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2007 05:56:39 AM »

Wow!!  That's neat!!

Thank you so much for the link as well.  I love to do cross-stitches that are Geometric, so I already have my next 4 projects picked out from that site!! 

Now I just have to figure out what two colors to do, although they way you did this is VERY nice....
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