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Topic: Jane Eyre silhouette cross-stitch  (Read 1743 times)
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« on: May 13, 2010 04:00:30 PM »



I made this silhouette cross-stitch from a still from the 2006 BBC version of Jane Eyre (the one with Toby Stephens and Ruth Wilson). It's from the fireplace scene, right after Jane puts out the fire in Rochester's bedroom. I thought silhouette art would be perfect for a Victorian piece, and used Gimp to make the chart from the movie still. It's stitched in black floss on 28-ct linen, and measures 6"x6". I was inspired as part of the Bronte-Along (check out eggplantia.com for info on that fun project). It took me more than a month to complete, but that's because I'm a slowpoke and have other projects going on at the same time.




The chart is available for free on my blog here:

http://is-five.blogspot.com/2010/05/wuthering-heights-and-bronte-along.html


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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2010 01:23:13 AM »

this looks great!

i love the idea of doing a cross stitch silhouette... looks like another project to add to the list!
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2010 03:16:07 AM »

Very nice-it looks like it took forever. I love silhouettes.
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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2010 09:29:49 AM »

Oh, I LOVE the book and the movie with Toby Stephens.

A wonderful book, a wonderful film-scene - and wonderful stitching  Wink
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