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Helena Puck
« on: July 27, 2011 04:59:01 AM »

Here are two of the things I made for the POTC swap, cross stitch Jack portrait from the 2007 Cross Stitcher Magazine and a needlebook. The portrait was a little hard to do because of all the shades of brown. I kept my highlighter handy.




The skull is from one of those Disney mini kits. I used this tutorial to make it because I've never made a needlebook before: http://meari.blogspot.com/2007/06/needlebook-instructions.html



Fortunately, I went on a roadtrip which allowed me the time to finish stitching these projects. I hope to make another Jack Portrait for myself. I really liked how it turned out.
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011 05:05:28 AM »

You have some excellent needlework skills, they looks stunning!
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011 07:55:50 AM »

Awesome stitching!
I can imagine that the portrait was a bit of a challenge with all that shades of brown in it.
They both look perfect.
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2011 03:19:45 PM »

Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2011 03:38:10 PM »

Very cool. Nice work!!  Cheesy
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Awesome work!
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« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2011 10:51:41 AM »

Love it, love it, love it!!  That Jack Sparrow pattern is so awesome!! I've the pattern and all the threads for it sitting around for ages and never gotten around to actually starting it, most definitely need too!! Yours looks amazing Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2011 12:21:08 AM »

I must have missed that issue - this is AMAZING. I love the multi-browns too
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