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« on: August 22, 2012 07:57:12 AM »

I finally finished her! She is over 2 feet long and 1 foot wide. It seriously seemed like I would never get done.

The poem says:

With only a silver needle and a string, I will stitch from the depths of my heart. I will stitch love and beauty into the warp and weft of the world.


Finished cross stitch over 2 feet long by kittykill, on Flickr

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lower part of cross stitch by kittykill, on Flickr

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upper part of cross stitch by kittykill, on Flickr


Full cross stitch by kittykill, on Flickr
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2012 08:12:21 AM »

Love everything about this, and you are truly inspiring. Smiley Rocked and Pinned!
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2012 08:33:48 AM »

Okay, all I can relate this to is the "Wise Old Owl" cross stitch my mom made me work on as a kid. She must have pulled that thing out 200 times to get me to work on it and I probably only ever finished 1/2 of it - and it was a FRACTION  of this size...and I was a KID! (don't judge me.)
  This is beyond spectacular and I appreciate every single little stitch that went into it - and the poem is absolutely appropriate for something done by you!  Now please, a picture of it framed and proudly hung on your wall!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2012 08:49:57 AM »

Love the picture and the poem.
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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2012 09:36:21 AM »

Thanks everyone! I plan on getting it cleaned, blocked and then framed. I have to put it away for a little bit, I don't think I want to see if for a long time Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2012 01:58:32 PM »

Gorgeous!  Congratulations on conquering this project, too.  I've seen the WIP in person; I can attest that it is very neatly stitched and beautiful in person.
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2012 02:46:08 PM »

Gorgeous!  Congratulations on conquering this project, too.  I've seen the WIP in person; I can attest that it is very neatly stitched and beautiful in person.

Thanks lady!  Kiss
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« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2012 09:08:40 PM »

WOW, I had to lay those measurements out on my computer desk to picture the size of her and yeah, all I come up with is WOW.  Amazing work and patience to work with so much black.
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2012 08:20:14 AM »

Thanks! It is really big, I was a little stressed that I wouldn't have enough cloth. Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2012 09:51:36 AM »

Beautiful work.  I am awed by your patience.
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