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« on: September 18, 2010 01:55:39 PM »

I'm new to Craftster and have a few older projects that I'd like to post. This is the second of them, stitched in 2008. I based it on an old geometric pattern I found (don't remember where, but I think it was maybe from a book of Japanese designs??). I used variegated floss on some of the squares and stitched them diagonally. I really like how that turned out. The photo doesn't really show how rich the colors are. It looks better in person.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2010 12:49:18 PM »

I liked how you managed the colors. Pretty cool!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2010 07:34:10 AM »

So pretty! How big are the pieces you've done?
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« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2010 08:35:35 AM »

Simply Amazing
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2010 06:06:30 PM »

whateverjames: thank you!! that's quite a compliment.
kittykill: thanks! this one is about 5 inches square, and the other three are four, five and six inches square. And they're all done on 18-count Aida.
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