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Topic: Victoria Rose and blatant gnome sweet gnome copy  (Read 849 times)
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« on: July 04, 2011 08:11:01 AM »

Victoria rose cross stitch. The pile of flesh is adapted from a carriage robe from the Victoria era.

I got the pile of flesh from a 60s needlework book I inherited from my grandma:

And now for the copy cat cross stitch. This is in no way my idea! The original version was posted a few years ago here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=240003.0 by ambraqi. I didn't watch TV growing up, so I had no idea the original was David the Gnome, I just thought it was a cute gnome. Then a friend asked me why I was cross stitching David the Gnome in the wrong colors...

so now a purple and green version of David the Gnome sits in my office.
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2011 02:45:46 PM »

Nice work on both!  Seems to me I bought that book at a garage sale some time ago...hmmmm, maybe I'll go have a look.  Thanks for the nudge.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2011 07:49:19 PM »

Nice work!  The rose is pretty and the gnome is cute.

I told you: I only wrote that poem to test my printer!

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