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« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2009 07:42:10 AM »

Wow! That is just crazy awesome!
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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2009 05:00:44 PM »

What a fun idea! I always admire books of stitches at the bookstore or library, but never seem to have a place to use them. That would be a great 'resource' library to hang in my craft room, as well as a fun way to try out a whole bunch of new stitches. Hmmm... I have a skinny strip of wall in my craft room between two doors....  I am thinking I may have a new project on my hands! Will look forward to seeing yours as it develops.
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« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2009 07:25:29 AM »

Orson Scott Card wrote about a weaver in his Seventh Son series that wove a never-ending bolt of cloth. The position of the threads told people's stories and noted major events in history. This whole idea really reminded me of that. How awesome would it be to just keep going and going and going? It's a major undertaking, but it's the kind of thing people will cherish for many years to come. Very, very cool.
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« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2009 09:14:56 AM »

Thanks.  That is a cool idea LovieDovieAnn.  It's a really fun way to practice all the stitches.
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« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2009 11:21:35 AM »

How long is your piece of fabric?
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« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2009 04:54:53 PM »

That piece is short -- about 10x10 inches.  I've actually finished that piece (I'll post a pic as soon as I'm home during daylight to take one!).  I've started another piece that's about 20x10 inches.  I need to figure out how to piece them together.
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« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2009 05:00:54 PM »

OOoooo. that is just gorgeous!!
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« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2009 09:14:37 PM »

Quite an undertaking! but at the look of things you have it covered! Keep up the good work! Its awesome!
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« Reply #18 on: September 28, 2009 02:56:02 AM »

You must have a ton of patience! It looks great.
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« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2009 06:41:50 PM »

I haven't done a sampler in ages.

I like the red work. If you add in color it may detract from the intricacy of some of the other stitches. Smiley
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