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ThatNanda
« on: December 29, 2008 04:01:34 PM »

Growing up as a little girl, my Dad used to cross stitch.  On our door every Christmas, he'd hang up a "Welcome" sign that he'd made.  When I became older, and started a family of my own, my Dad let me borrow his old pattern (thank goodness he hangs on to everything!) and make one for my own house.

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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2008 04:11:31 PM »

that is really pretty, the last 2 letters throw off the holiday theme but i like it anyways, it's gorgeous. =) and that is really cool that your dad cross stitched!
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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2008 04:15:28 PM »

That is such a cute welcome sign, and I love the idea of a cross-stitching Dad.  How in the world did a cross-stitched piece stand up to the weather every year?  Did he seal it in some way?
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2008 04:48:40 PM »

that is SO cute!!! I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2008 04:51:49 PM »

That is the sweetest story and the cutest pattern.  Maybe I should start a tradition like that.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2008 04:51:58 PM »

That is such a cute welcome sign, and I love the idea of a cross-stitching Dad.  How in the world did a cross-stitched piece stand up to the weather every year?  Did he seal it in some way?

We had a finished breezeway, so it never saw any weather.  I keep mine on the inside of the door.  
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« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2008 05:18:22 PM »

That is really nice, I think it's a great idea! Did he write the pattern himself?
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« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2008 05:26:54 PM »

That is really nice, I think it's a great idea! Did he write the pattern himself?

No, it was a purchased pattern.  But I couldn't tell you who made it or where it came from - it was made sometime in the 70's.
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« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2008 07:21:58 PM »

This is really cool!
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« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2008 07:53:34 PM »

That's so awesome on so many different levels.
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