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« on: September 12, 2009 04:29:45 AM »

I'm ashamed to say this piece took me well over a year to complete...
The pattern is from Jan Eaton's 'A Creative Guide to Cross Stitch Embroidery' (isbn:1853681229)

Having borrowed the book from my local library I copied down the OUTLINE onto ordinary paper (I really don't understand past-me) and had to work out the number of stitches per letter.
Luckily, about a year later my Nanny found a stack of cross-stitching books in a charity shop and grabbed them for me- in that pile was the book necessary for this bit of work.
so, finally here it is...

Especially proud of my M, hey look I'm in the pic too! ^_^

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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2009 05:45:24 AM »

cool I like it! Good job! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2009 07:46:05 AM »

ooohhh pretty! Love how you mixed up the colors on the black.

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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2009 09:13:24 AM »

That is so cool!

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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2009 11:49:46 AM »

The strong colors on the black background just take this to the next level.  Great job!

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