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« on: June 27, 2010 08:15:50 PM »

Cross Stitching for some reason always terrified me! One day I felt very courageous and just decided to give it a try, after being inspired by all the wonderful post on this site Grin.
So this is my third and biggest project so far. I found a picture on the internet and opened it up in paint and blocked it out myself (hence there isn't any shading, lol). Now on to the hard part, the framing!!




Thanks for looking!

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Finally in a frame!
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2010 08:26:32 PM »

lol i love this!
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2010 09:13:14 PM »

Too funny - and great job!  I'm kinda like you, when I was little I had a very tedious cross stitch project and I've steered clear of it ever since.  Maybe I should give it another go.....
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2010 09:59:56 PM »

This is awesome! I love the quote, and great job on the stitching!
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2010 04:20:33 AM »

It looks so great!  I haven't done any cross stitch for a while now, but this has inspired me to get back into it!
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2010 05:44:43 AM »

This is great!!! I've had my eye on this one from urban stitching (http://www.urbanthreads.com/product_details?product_id=900)

...one day I'll get to it!
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« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2010 08:25:25 AM »

Wow! You rocked it! Great job.
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« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2010 09:27:06 PM »

This looks great!  Don't sweat the shading, it often complicates things when a single color can convey the image better.
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2010 10:49:21 PM »

I looooooove this! I'm afriad to try cross stitch!
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« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2010 07:25:24 AM »

Thanks guys! There really isn't any reason to be scared, just jump right in, don't even think about it!  Cheesy
I just found some videos online that showed me how, read a lil bit, and found a simple pattern to start off with.

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