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Topic: Big Lebowski Cross Stitch - The Dude Abides  (Read 1762 times)
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« on: February 04, 2010 12:58:33 PM »

I know this little proverb has been stitched before, but here's my sort of "make it up as you go along" version. This was made as a birthday gift for my little sis. I picked an alphabet I liked from a thrifted cross stitch book and embellished with some random shapes. The letters happened to fit across in this frame that I had, so I made the rest of the design to fit, as well. It has a blackwork-esque feel, although technically I don't think it's blackwork because stuff isn't connected or anything, so there are a few jumps on the back and the top and bottom borders are strictly cross stitch.



And here are a couple of pics after I had washed and ironed it:



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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2010 03:09:24 PM »

Hell yes, fantastic quote! It can never be done too many times. Great choice of frame as well.
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2010 09:06:22 AM »

You totally made my day. LOVE! Seriously, LOVE!
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2010 10:24:47 AM »

AWESOME!! and...that frame really ties the piece together  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2010 09:22:13 PM »

Haha, thanks ladies!  This one was fun to make... I might need to make another for myself, even. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2010 09:46:39 PM »

AWESOME!! and...that frame really ties the piece together  Wink


LOL! Hysterical!
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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2010 01:40:42 PM »

Great stuff! I love it, it's pretty and awesome.

AWESOME!! and...that frame really ties the piece together  Wink
Lol! Oh I so need to watch that movie again.
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