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Topic: Rocky Horror Lips Cross Stitch - God said, "Let there be Lips!"  (Read 9461 times)
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« on: February 23, 2009 08:48:11 AM »

And there were. And they were good. And these lips could sing, sing to us oh lips!

So last month while my sister was visiting she taught me the basics on how to cross stitch and I fell in love with it. For my 5th project I decided I wanted to do something really spiffy, and I chose to do Patricia Quinn's lips from Rocky Horror. I found a picture online and made it into a pattern and then I started stitching. Hours and hours later this is the result.





Here are some additional close-up images
          

Other photos of the lips can be found in my cross stitch set on flickr. I'm still just a beginner so I'm kinda slow. I think this took around the area of 15ish hours. There are 15 different colors in here, and I had some trouble because I'm pretty much color blind to subtle differences between reds and oranges, lol.

edit: patterns for lips are in this comment
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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2009 08:54:36 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2009 09:21:36 AM »

okay, that totally rocks!  and is one of those things that makes me wish i could cross stitch!!  awesome!!
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009 09:40:59 AM »

This does indeed rock. I am so amazed, it looks awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2009 09:48:46 AM »

Oh man!  That's awesome!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2009 10:01:52 AM »

SERIOUSLY awesome.  They look so REAL...I literally thought that it was just the lips cut out and glued on some cardstock...then the page loaded and I was like "woah.  cross-stitch!"
Really well done!
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2009 10:30:57 AM »

What? You're a beginner?!?!? I can't get over how real that looks! I thought it was a photograph at first. *this rocks*
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2009 11:29:44 AM »

That looks really great!
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2009 12:00:14 PM »

Great job!!

Trust me you are not a slow stitcher. 15 hours is great time on a piece like that!
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2009 12:11:39 PM »

Wow, it's perfect. Smiley And it gave me a total flashback to my misspent youth.  Cheesy
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