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« on: October 03, 2009 06:34:34 PM »

This is the first in what I hope will be a nice long series of cross stitch. I collect children's books and I display my favorites, but that's just the covers! There are so many amazing illustrations and designs inside that no one ever gets to see. So I set out to turn some of my favorite pages into cross stitches. I scanned some of my favorite pages and used MacStitch to turn them into cross stitch patterns. Here's the first, part of a page from Books! by Murry McCain and John Alcorn. I wanted to start with something nice and small and simple. I finished it in a few leisurely evenings in front of the t.v.

This is the page I used:

And here's the final product:
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2009 06:50:47 PM »

So cute! And such a great idea. This turned out really well. Can't wait to see more  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2009 08:57:01 AM »

Awesome! It looks great.
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2009 04:52:25 PM »

Wow, this is nice.  Good job!
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