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HistoricalNeedle
« on: January 29, 2011 07:36:04 AM »

Well I have finished my new large project!
I'm very happy with it!! Smiley


14 count white Adia
145 w x 89 h stitches.
26 colours

Artist drawing--recieved permission to use it--- http://kandismon.deviantart.com/art/o-152265613
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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2011 07:43:46 AM »

gorgeous!
Is this also your drawing?
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011 07:49:44 AM »

No I recieved permission from the artist to use her drawing.
Here is her drawing--
http://kandismon.deviantart.com/art/o-152265613
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2011 07:50:10 AM »

BEAUTIFUL!!! this rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2011 08:23:46 AM »

Wow! She turned out great. It's beautiful.
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2011 08:47:53 AM »

she's gorgeous!  and the color changes in there, wow! you must have had to re-thread your needle so often!
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2011 10:49:57 AM »

WOW!! I've been following your progress on this. It's so great to see the finished product. It looks wonderful. You've actually motivated me to pull out my large cross-stitch project that's been hiding in my craft room, 3/4 finished, and finally get it done. Wonderful job!
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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2011 01:37:01 PM »

Thanks for all the nice comments.

DreamChild556 -- I'm happy you brought out your piece to finish it.
Belladune -- I have lots of needles!!! Most of the common colours were always threaded -- I use one of those plastic  storage boxes that have different sections. It does speed up stitching when you have more then one needle.
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2011 03:09:16 PM »

why hadn't I thought of that?  I've got a huge amount of needles, but never thought to thread more then one of them for a project.... LOL   learn something new everyday!
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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2011 05:09:42 AM »

This is unbelievably beautiful! Can I have it? I love the color and the shading. Do you mind my asking how long this took you? I can't even imagine the amount of perseverance you must have to complete something this involved.
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