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« on: July 14, 2010 07:06:37 PM »

I have a friend who got married last month, and when I saw this project here on Craftster, I knew I had to do something like it for her. I could've embroidered something similar (my usual medium), but I felt the cross stitch lent itself better to the pixelated style of the video game image.



I used the "Bitter Luigi" pattern from Sprite Stitch and simply omitted the Luigi portion of the pattern (not quite appropriate, eh?).

The original pattern is quite small, so I enlarged it 400% by x'ing 4 squares for every 1 in the pattern. I wasn't sure how it would translate to such a larger size, but I'm pleased with the result.



To finish off the piece I used an arcade font tool to create my friend's wedding date in the Mario type. I really think this was the final perfect touch to the whole video game look and was well worth all the searching I did to find it.



Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2010 07:59:44 PM »

This is fabulous!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010 08:17:00 PM »

I love this!  Cheesy  What did your friend think?
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2010 08:59:04 PM »

I love this!  Cheesy  What did your friend think?

Thanks! I haven't heard from her since the wedding, so I'm not sure yet. I'll make sure to update when I do.
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2010 09:04:16 PM »

Awesome! I need to do this for my friend!
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« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2010 09:15:59 PM »

That's amazingly amazing and awesomely nerdy  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2010 06:57:06 AM »

this is really awesome and I'm sure your friend will love it!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2010 12:32:20 PM »

*clapping* That's the best!
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« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2010 03:42:17 PM »

great work! I love that you took a negative pattern and made it positive  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2010 07:40:01 PM »

Awww, that's very sweet.
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