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« on: August 28, 2010 03:40:35 PM »


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This was one of my very first completed cross-stitch projects. Before I even realized why stitching from the middle of the fabric is much better than starting at the end  Undecided
Anyways, I finally came up with this solution so I could finally show off my work. Iron-on backing is my new best friend!
The Marilyn pattern came from CrossStitcher magazine, and the plaid background was my own doing.
I hope that you like!
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2010 03:45:29 PM »

That is really well-done!
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2010 04:10:33 PM »

I like your solution.  The colors you chose are great, the plaid adds some punch!
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2010 07:57:52 PM »

It's beautiful! Well done.
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2010 08:21:42 AM »

Very nice!
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010 11:18:48 AM »

That's one of your first? Its fantastic! I'd love a closer look.
Beautifully done, I love the background and framing!
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