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albatross
« on: May 23, 2011 01:32:45 AM »

haven't posted anything for ages

latest finished cross-stitch, based on a design by dave fox, made the pattern on a website (dark lilac) that i don't think exists anymore. . .

i usually give away the things i cross-stitch - this one i think i'm keeping



took months. . .not sure how many exactly as i have a habit of picking things up and leaving them for a while as i start something new. maybe 6 months?

i wanted to do something big and ambitious and crazy and colourful and fun. this is probably one of the bigger pieces i have done
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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2011 02:43:08 AM »

That's an awful lot of work! He's really well stitched.
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2011 05:11:43 AM »

That's... incredible! I absolutely love and adore this bit of stitchery. I find cross-stitching interminable but I'd take on a project like this and finish it for sure, it's just amazing! I want to make this so much now, wowzers.
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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2011 09:39:56 AM »

That's awesome!  In my head I always imagine cross stitch as dull patterns of floweres and cats and dogs but this has certainly changed my mind about that!
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« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2011 03:36:32 PM »

thanks people. i find cross-stitch a very soothing, relaxing activity but i hate most of the cross-stitch patterns out there (far too cutesy), so i make my own. if i'm going to be looking at the picture for months on end, i want it to be an image i bloody well like!  and i loved this one

i have very addictive personality. . .i can literally do it for hours on end. oddly enough though, i don't have the patience or knitting?!
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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2011 06:46:38 PM »

I LOVE LOVE this!!!! And I would most def keep it if I were you!

(I miss Dark Lilac)
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« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2011 06:04:53 AM »

Wow he looks so cool   Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2011 09:11:56 AM »

This is awesome! It looks like a drawing.
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