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« on: June 23, 2011 01:57:23 PM »

I discovered Nyan Cat a little over a month ago, and immediately decided I needed to make a cross stitch of it. I hadn't done a cross stitch in YEARS, so it was interesting getting back into it. I made the pattern myself (the ultra hard way by hand, not easy computer way), and used 16 count Aida cloth and 3 strands of DMC for the cat (because I wasn't sure how much to use Roll Eyes) and 2 strands for the rainbow once I figured out what I was doing.  Cheesy



You can't tell in the above picture, but there is bunching around the cross stitch and I'm not sure how to fix it.


Also, nyan cat needs your help! From the beginning, I knew I was going to frame this and not put it in a hoop. But I want to do a small border around the edge. I'm not sure if I want to do "nyan" repeated or a dark blue border with small stars like in the video.

C&C appreciated! (Especially with the border question).

And if you've never seen Nyan Cat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH2-TGUlwu4
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2011 02:03:27 PM »

Love that so much! I like the idea of putting nyan around the border.
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2011 02:28:19 PM »

Awesome stitching! I think a border would look awesome, maybe something super bright.
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2011 04:42:32 PM »

hahaha this is awesome and makes me smile.  Cheesy

Did you see the video on YouTube has a cute lil Nyan cat timebar?
http://youtu.be/QH2-TGUlwu4
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2011 04:49:27 PM »

I like your idea for the border, a lot.

As for the puckering, try ironing it with a damp cloth over it. That may help.
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2011 07:19:10 PM »

Thanks, all! Nyan cat makes me so happy!  Grin And yes, the new time bar on the video is great! I think I'll do a nyan border in rainbow colors, maybe? Thanks for the tip Subee! I'll try it out. Hopefully it will work.
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2011 07:44:54 PM »

This is terrifying in the most adorable way possible Cheesy And I second the idea for a rainbow nyan border. So cute!
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2011 08:07:33 PM »

Just saw this for the first time from your link and OMG!!! So friggin cute!!!!!  I love it!  I want a nyan cat now!!
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2011 11:04:37 AM »

You?  Are amazing.  I say go for the blue stars as a border.

Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2011 10:09:18 AM »

I more then love this! ahah!
I like the blue stars border idea, I think that would be cute Cheesy
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