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« on: August 08, 2009 07:51:14 PM »

Okay, so I'm going to get a lot of crap and "maybe you should take more time" comments on this one... But believe me, I did!

I have been working on this ginormous  cross stitch sampler for quite some time, and in order to not have the excess Aida get in the way (I'm using the biggest hoop I could find), I had the edges rolled and pinned, which is where my problem arose.

When Beginning, I painstaikingly measured, re-measured and obesssed over the measurement of the fabric. I did everything right, but when I went to begin the stitching I somehow turned the fabric sideways... Now, I have a few extra inches on each side, but I am going to come up short on fabric on BOTH the top and bottom.
What should I do?! I am making this as a gift for a friend, and I'm way too far into it to just junk it an start again. I have some extra fabric in addition to enough room on both sides to trim some off and somehow attach to the bottom.
I can post some pictures if neccessary, any advice is very very much appreciated!

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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009 10:50:11 AM »

def post pics! hmmm, that is troublesome. what is the design?
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2009 02:16:24 PM »

yea, i can't offer any ideas without detailed pics...
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