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« on: December 31, 2008 12:15:05 AM »

This took a while.. the spacing isn't the greatest.. but I like it, my roommate is framing it and hanging it somewhere for everyone to see our geekiness.
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2008 12:25:07 AM »

I so need to make one of these.  Cheesy
It's brilliant, good job!

Also, you have a very cool looking keyboard. Weird how widely spaced it is though, or perhaps that's just how it looks in comparison to basic MS 'boards and their different shaped stickey-outey keys.
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2008 12:51:58 AM »

Thanks a lot!
We got kicked off the internet for using too much bandwidth, so I decided to occupy myself some other way..
That's a Mac keyboard. I have a Mac Mini.. It's really great, I love it.
I used Stitches for OS X (the Mac operating system), a free program, to turn a photo or whatnot into a pattern.. Very handy! There are several programs for Windows also.. I'm a big Mac geek though. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2008 01:19:14 AM »

Haha, I'm anti-Mac. >_>
Sounds like I need to find me one of those programs though, I've been wanting to turn some favourite pictures into cross-stitch real badly.
Thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2008 04:48:47 AM »

That is BRILLIANT, love it!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2008 06:02:01 AM »

hahahah the BF would love this
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2008 07:15:53 AM »

Thanks a lot!
We got kicked off the internet for using too much bandwidth, so I decided to occupy myself some other way..
That's a Mac keyboard. I have a Mac Mini.. It's really great, I love it.
I used Stitches for OS X (the Mac operating system), a free program, to turn a photo or whatnot into a pattern.. Very handy! There are several programs for Windows also.. I'm a big Mac geek though. Smiley


OH!  where did you get the program?  i would love to have it!! Stiches you call it?  I'm a mac geek too, even converted my husband!!!!!

I do not understand your cross stich.  but it looks well done!  I like the flowers and the <3
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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2008 08:10:43 AM »

Nice cross-stitch!

Sounds like I need to find me one of those programs though, I've been wanting to turn some favourite pictures into cross-stitch real badly.
Thanks!

Try this:
http://www.microrevolt.org/knitPro/
It does embroidery/cross-stitch as well I think.

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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2008 12:09:06 PM »

Thanks a lot!
We got kicked off the internet for using too much bandwidth, so I decided to occupy myself some other way..
That's a Mac keyboard. I have a Mac Mini.. It's really great, I love it.
I used Stitches for OS X (the Mac operating system), a free program, to turn a photo or whatnot into a pattern.. Very handy! There are several programs for Windows also.. I'm a big Mac geek though. Smiley


OH!  where did you get the program?  i would love to have it!! Stiches you call it?  I'm a mac geek too, even converted my husband!!!!!

I do not understand your cross stich.  but it looks well done!  I like the flowers and the <3

You can get Stitches for OS X here: http://www.stitchesapp.com/history
I don't know of any free Windows programs unfortunately...

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Thanks for all the nice comments. Smiley

If anyone wants the pattern I'll upload it somewhere for you. I used 16 canvas.
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2008 01:04:13 PM »

oh.  Haha, I get it now.  home sweet home...... :p  thanks for the explanation!  and thanks for the link Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: December 31, 2008 02:17:31 PM »

Cool! Thanks for the info.
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« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2009 07:38:10 PM »

sooooooooo cute! and geeky! totally awesome Grin
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« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2009 12:56:09 AM »

I love it!  So clever!
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« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2009 01:42:00 PM »

That is really awesome! Love the <3!
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« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2009 07:16:22 PM »

Clever. Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2009 07:29:59 PM »

level up, ha ha ha!

this is too awesome!  i love all these geeky chique cross stitches that have been posted lately!
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« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2009 07:43:28 PM »

Looks so cute!:)
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« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2009 12:28:28 PM »

Thanks everyone!
I'm working on much more!
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« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2009 06:43:20 PM »

adorable!  i might have to steal your phrase since my boyfriend and I are definitely geeks!
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« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2009 03:26:24 PM »

Is that your pug?
My roommate has an oversized pug named Bowser.. (We're geeks!)
Feel free to steal. Cheesy
Thinkgeek.com has good quotes too.
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