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peachyinthe916
« on: August 13, 2011 12:03:02 PM »

Hi everyone! This summer I picked up cross stitch and I worked for about a month on this project. The pattern comes from a book called Twisted Stitches by Phil Davison. The finished piece is about 5in x 7in.



I want to attach it to something as a patch, any tips on how to go about this?

Thanks for looking!
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Magoo
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2011 12:43:30 PM »

That's awesome! Is it your first cross stitch project?!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2011 04:08:33 PM »

Super cool! I was thinking about getting that book; are there lots of cool charts in it?
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2011 07:13:35 PM »

That's awesome! Is it your first cross stitch project?!

This is my 3rd cross stitch, but the largest one I've completed so far!

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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2011 07:23:00 PM »

Super cool! I was thinking about getting that book; are there lots of cool charts in it?

I am really happy with this book, it has lots of great patterns!
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2011 12:27:21 PM »

Wow! That is just amazing.
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2011 06:36:07 PM »

I love this!  I've been looking for a Dias de los Muertos sugar skull design for my sister-in-law!  Thanks for the book reference- I'm so happy my library has it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2011 10:15:48 AM »

To make it into a patch, all you would need to do is trim it down, apply some Fray-Check or tightly whip stitch the edges, then applique it to whatever you want.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2011 11:13:23 AM »

To make it into a patch, all you would need to do is trim it down, apply some Fray-Check or tightly whip stitch the edges, then applique it to whatever you want.  Smiley

Thanks! I will give this a try.
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« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2011 01:07:40 PM »

Love it!
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