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« on: April 25, 2011 07:44:45 PM »

Back in mid- January I completed a tiny Luigi hoop to put on my wall because the Mario I received in the ott Hoopla swap looked lonely. My boyfriend said that we needed a Bowser to keep the boys in check up there so I said "no problem!". This was supposed to be done in time for Valentines day. I had no idea how time consuming it was to complete a project that used more than five colors of floss, and because it was so tedious, I kept setting it aside after working on it for about an hour every week. The task was daunting. I finally had time this weekend and hammered out the last of it and he looks magnificent, if I do say so myself. The hoop is about 6 inches in diameter.




I'm happy with how it came out, but I told my boyfriend that I was going to sell it so I don't have to look at it anymore!
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2011 08:26:20 PM »

Very cute.
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2011 06:29:28 AM »

perfect! where did you get the pattern from?
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2011 07:54:07 AM »

That is amazing!  You did a fantastic job.  I agree with you, cross stitch is fun, but very time consuming and tedious when your doing bigger pictures.
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2011 10:22:48 AM »

I can't remember the website where the pattern came from, but I know I found it after a bit of google image searching for "bowser sprite" or something similar, until I found something I liked.
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2011 05:06:41 AM »

Nice job, your stitching is so neat and clean.
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011 01:03:18 AM »

so cute!
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2011 10:12:55 PM »

This is great! Can definitely see that this would've been super time consuming to complete, which makes it all the more impressive! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2011 08:53:51 AM »

I think it came out great, your hard work paid off!
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« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2011 09:31:27 PM »

Nice job!
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« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2011 03:14:37 PM »

I love how video games have infiltrated cross stitching, a refreshing change from grandma's floral samplers.
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