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Topic: First Ever Cross Stitch Attempt!! The Comedian - Not so funny.  (Read 678 times)
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« on: April 26, 2010 07:43:46 PM »

Hey!  So, this is my very first attempt at cross-stitch and my, oh, my, was it a learning experience!  For whatever reason I decided on 16-count aida cloth.  First mistake!  The stitches are so tiny!  I just about broke my eyeballs!
I tried to do it on my own, no direction.  I made up my pattern and went to town.  Well, I realized, after it was taking me about 1/2 an hour per line, that I was doing it completely wrong. haha.  I wasn't making the x's to go in the same direction AND I didn't break up the thread!  I was trying to do it with a full string of floss! Hah!  Silly me.  

So, after a lot of learning, I finally finished.  
Oh, and next time, I am going to make sure I WASH MY HANDS before I start stitching. haha.  I've gotten some serious grime on there.  Cheesy

You can see a lot of my mistakes on this one, so be gentle!  It's my first time! haha.

« Last Edit: April 26, 2010 07:45:12 PM by MrSandwichWoman » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010 10:22:27 PM »

Wow, this is really great first try. When I first attempted cross stich, mine were probably no bigger than a quarter. I can't believe you are a beginner.

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2010 04:46:43 AM »

I think it turned out really nice. Very cool!

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