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« on: November 22, 2011 08:33:19 AM »

My Mum's favourite painter is Thomas Kinkade - http://www.thomaskinkade.com/magi/servlet/com.asucon.ebiz.home.web.tk.HomeServlet .  His artwork is amazing!! Really need to get my hands on some of his Disney cross stitch kits which are beautiful!  I have been promising my Mum for years that I would make her a Kinkade cross stitch and have finally gotten around to it.  I found the kit online, and is called 'Evening Glow'.  It was one of the pre-printed canvas ones that you embellish.  It has a mixture of cross stitch, half stitch and back stitch in either one or two strands to create a multi dimensional feel.  There is also a lot of sparkly blending filament in it - although the sparklyness did not come through that well in the pictures.  Was quite good fun to stitch up and am looking forward to giving it her Smiley






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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2011 03:35:26 PM »

What a lot of care has gone into that! It must have taken you forever!
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2011 05:11:41 PM »

Gorgeous! Your mum will love it.
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2011 06:42:12 AM »

So pretty-What a wonderful gift.
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« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2011 11:54:59 PM »

I bet she will love it!  That's fantastic, and a ton of hard work went into it.  Great job!
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