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amybeth5251
« Reply #120 on: August 29, 2010 05:46:42 PM »

I just wanted to say how impressed I've been with the projects you guys are working on.  I thought I was the only one who was still interested in cross-stitching.  The hobby seems so old and the patterns in the stores don't help.  I bought the PCStitch program back in April with my tax refund and have finished one or two small projects with it.  Now I'm on my first mega project (20 x 30 inches) which was partially inspired by this forum.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/82525846@N00/4940052730/

For the basis, I made it with 75 colors (not quite as many as it seems as there are so many colored sections).  I've finished a good portion of the center (the letter R) and am working on Roger to the Left.  Once I have that section completed, I'll upload a progress.  

Let me know what you guys think!

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HistoricalNeedle
« Reply #121 on: August 29, 2010 06:22:27 PM »

Its getting closer now!!! Smiley



I hope to get another page completed this week!! The its the cool pages with her eye!! Smiley

Everyone's new projects sound cool!! Smiley I'm not sure what I plan on working next. I do have an old half completed wolf head wip that I had been working on for my son. I might finish it next. Its almost half completed!!

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peihan17
« Reply #122 on: August 30, 2010 08:44:18 AM »

Woah, I just found this thread, and you guys are amazing!  I just started a big project after having not touched cross stitch since... sometime pre-high school, I think Smiley  Anyway, here's the pretty lady I'm working on- she's 126x166 stitches on 14ct white aida:



I've only just started, but I'll be posting pictures as I go along!  It's good to have company, since this might be a long, long term project Smiley
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HistoricalNeedle
« Reply #123 on: September 03, 2010 04:58:23 PM »

As promised I finished another page tonite!!


The next page will take a bit of time-- lots of different colours for her hair!!! I will constantly be changing my needles!!

peihan17 -- your project looks cool!! Smiley
leannerd -- I saw your project on sprite stitch-- you plan on getting in completed by Christmas??? The pattern is so HUGE-- I wish you luck!
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HistoricalNeedle
« Reply #124 on: September 09, 2010 04:59:55 PM »

She is finally done!! Smiley
I'm very happy how she turned out!!
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tlh878
« Reply #125 on: September 09, 2010 08:36:36 PM »

WOW!!! That's amazing!

What's next on your stitching list?
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HistoricalNeedle
« Reply #126 on: September 10, 2010 04:57:15 AM »

I won't be starting a new big one for a bit now. I think 2 huge projects in a year is enough!!

I must start working on my sons Scott Pilgrim game sprite sampler and my hubby wants the Dexter Logo done too.
I want them completed for christmas presents-- I will only be able to work on them when they are not around!! Smiley It shouldn't take long to complete both projects at all!!

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« Reply #127 on: September 12, 2010 02:55:57 AM »

HistoricalNeedle, awesome job! You seriously motivated me to keep working my butt off!
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« Reply #128 on: September 16, 2010 04:51:51 AM »

HistoricalNeedle, that is awesome!  I was wondering if both eyes would be closed, but now I know! Smiley

Here's where I am as of last night:

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« Reply #129 on: September 16, 2010 05:34:20 AM »

peihan17 -- it looks amazing so far!!
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I do have my next huge project(well its smaller then the one I did before) picked out now!! An artist on Deviant Art has allowed me to do one of her drawings!! I will give you the details later on once I start the project.
But first-- complete Christmas gifts!! 
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