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« on: October 23, 2011 06:39:49 PM »

Hey all!

This big Bob Dobbs was my first project in years & I think it turned out pretty okay  Grin



I chose a 10.5 x 13.5 piece of plastic canvas and used metallic craft cord for the Bob part & a variegated wool yarn for the background.  I just used a straight up cross stitch for the entire project.  In retrospect I would have used some other stitches to soften the image & make it less pixelated, but hindsight is 50/50.
Overall I think it took approx 36 hrs to complete based on timing myself on the last few weeks of it.  

Let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2011 07:21:27 PM »

Ha!  I love it.
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« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2011 03:27:41 PM »

That is RAD!
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011 09:53:44 AM »

Woah!  "pretty ok" is an enormous understatement! Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2011 04:25:21 PM »

I really like the pixelated effect.  I would imagine that the metallic cord would be difficult to work with, but it sure looks keen.
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