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starwarspunk
« on: February 28, 2011 04:20:02 PM »

Some guy at work found out that I enjoyed cross stitching and asked me to make him something, so I agreed.

This conversation took place in 2009.  Lol.

After procrastinating, moving twice and experiencing new sets of roommates, the dragon is finally finished!  Ironically I despise dragons but i will admit... I'll miss staring at this thing for long hours into the night.

Finished size: 11x14
39 colors
14 Aida
106x145 stitches



by the way, in reference to a previous thread on here... I am pretty sure the chinese symbol says "dragon"  Cheesy
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imera
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2011 05:29:03 PM »

Amazing, love all the details, you did great
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BitsofBruce
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011 05:55:43 PM »

This is beautiful (and I'm not a huge fan of dragon's either). I can definitely appreciate the sheer volume of work that went into this. You did a fantastic job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2011 07:11:13 PM »

Wow. That is incredibly awesome.
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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011 07:45:36 PM »

Wow! I cannot imagine how hard you must have worked on this. I hope your coworker appreciates its sheer awesomeness.
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« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2011 10:30:27 PM »

That looked stunning even in the little preview picture, so I had to click.

You did an awesome job- it's a beautiful piece.  I'm sure anyone who likes dragons will love it!
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2011 11:11:14 AM »

Thanks everyone!  It is now hanging proudly in my coworker's cube waiting to be framed.  Cheesy

This is my largest project yet and first time using a scroll frame!  An interesting experience...
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2011 10:21:53 AM »

Wow! That is absolutely stunning! So many stitches!
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2011 08:59:38 PM »

Yes, it says "dragon," and it's gorgeous! It reminds me of Shenron from Dragonball with the orange ball in his hand. Cheesy  I'm not sure if that's what you were going for, but it adds to the charm of it for me.
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2011 10:45:34 PM »

Beautiful!
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