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Topic: Dost thou wish to continue thy quest?  (Read 3836 times)
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« on: January 21, 2009 11:03:19 PM »

It's taken me a little over a year from putting the finishing touches on the lowly Slime to finally putting down the final form of the Dragonlord but tonight I am done. I have made each and every monster in the NES game Dragon Warrior in cross stitch!



Each one is on 11-count Aida fabric. I had to buy an awful lot of it. Every few weeks I'd buy every bit they had at the local Joann's. The colors were chosen by the late Dark Lilac stitch creator so I might pick different ones today.

I have a special page set up as a portal to every individual post. Each monster has a floss list should anyone be interested in making one of their own. If you want a second opinion on the colors just ask and I'll run it through my stitch app.
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2009 11:09:01 PM »

Holy. Crap.  This rocks so hard.  Shocked
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2009 11:47:12 PM »

You are my hero, seriously. It's awesome that you saved the Dragonlord for last Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2009 01:27:49 AM »

Holy. Crap.  This rocks so hard.  Shocked

I'd have to agree there. In terms up commitment it's up there with the best of them.
Big big props!  Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2009 03:45:38 AM »

Some impressive work there, and doing all 40 shows tenacity! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2009 04:06:30 AM »

fan-freakin-tastic! i love dragon quest so bad >.<
congratulations!
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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2009 04:54:10 AM »

Im not familiar with this game but clearly you put a lot of work into these and it payed off!  They look great!  What are you gonna do with them all?
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« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2009 06:34:14 AM »

wow, that is INSANELY AWESOME!! that is a whole lot of stitching.
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« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2009 07:21:35 AM »

This is ridiculously amazing. Well done, sir. *rocks*
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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2009 07:23:38 AM »

Just. Wow.
Love the game and these are just so impressive. I'm amazed by your dedication. What's the plan for them now they're all finished?
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