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Topic: "Coy Vixen" X-Stitch Bookmarks (1 w/Koi fish, 1 w/Fox)  (Read 5162 times)
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« on: June 11, 2008 01:43:59 PM »

Here are a couple cross-stitch bookmarks I made for friends.

The koi are from a handtowel pattern; the kanji (which, if I remember correctly, means "good fortune") I adapted from a larger pattern. Both are from the same book (whose title eludes me at the moment) of Asian-themed needlework designs.



The fox is stitched from a pattern, and I just used graph paper to chart the "dictionary entry" to fit what space I had:

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008 02:04:39 PM »

I love the koi one!  It's super cool.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 02:06:19 PM »

I adore those! Love how you took the definition from the dictionary. Great job.
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 02:09:15 PM »

I love the koi fish bookmark.
My friend would absolutely adore the fox bookmark, though.
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2008 02:12:41 PM »

LOVE! The koi is beautiful and the fox...well, red foxes hold a special place in my heart. Just gorgeous!
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008 02:14:34 PM »

Terrific!!  I would absolutely love a set of these! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008 03:46:07 PM »

These are awesome, good job! I know what my next cross stitch project will be... bookmarks!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2008 04:00:54 PM »

Oh how beautiful.
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2008 04:16:11 PM »

I love how literal and symbolic the fox one is....


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I love those koi! So cute. Smiley
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