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cindyjane
« on: September 28, 2008 01:11:59 AM »

i am in awe of the cross stitch ninja, and found this link on her website and I'm sorry, I don't know what it is, but if you google it you'll find it.
My photo is a bit blurry, but i cannot believe that an almost monochromatic stencil can come out so good as a cross stitch.  I'm so inspired, I've been walking round the city taking photos, and working out how to do a cross stitch graffitti piece!
Here's my banksy, and sorry again that there's no link, but you can find it easily enough.

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calluna
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2008 01:42:20 AM »

Not only is that an awesome image, it is also the 1st stencil I've seen turned into a x-stitch design, and that opens up so many possibilities...
Yours turned out great!
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008 05:21:25 AM »

Aw cool!  Banksy is always impressive, but you may have one-upped him with this.
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2008 09:49:44 AM »

that's so rad
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2008 10:17:03 AM »

So amazing! Awesome.
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2008 02:17:11 PM »

aw. poor Kim Phuc will live on forever.
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« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2008 12:00:19 PM »

fantastic! I'm almost done with a Banksy piece myself...
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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2008 12:48:16 PM »

oh i dig that.. i love the stuff banksy did in new orleans.. i lived there for a few years and it made me tear up just looking that the photos.. banksy is amazing!
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knitakitty
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2008 05:02:13 PM »

I heart Banksy...I really love that you did this particular piece, because cross-stitch is considered so fru-fru and the themes so annoyingly shallow. But of course, you knew that. I love using "women's" work to make political/social statements. Two-thumbs up, sister.
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