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Topic: Hi from Montreal! Project for my mom  (Read 496 times)
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« on: January 21, 2013 05:29:23 PM »

Hi folks! I'm 31-year-old guy from Montreal and a new cross stitcher. I started in December thanks to subversivecrossstitch.com and took to it at once.

I have a long history of starting creative endeavours, hitting a wall, becoming frustrated, and dropping them, so the fact that I was able to start stitching basically at once and turn out pieces that look the same in real life as in my head is truly awesome. Every day I get impatient to get back to stitching, which is a very new experience for me creative-wise. I've got two jobs and am going to university full time, so I spend a lot of time cross stitching on the metro on my way to school.

At any rate, here's my first piece (besides that first subversivecrossstitch.com kit). My mom had mentioned (before I started) that she'd always wanted this quote cross stitched, so her wish was my command -- I managed to plough through this in two days before Christmas, lol!

Here it is:
idle sensualist by mattcrossstitches, on Flickr
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2013 08:41:36 AM »

This is lovely.  I bet your Mum was impressed.  A great Christmas gift.
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2013 08:06:25 PM »

That's really cool!  It looks fantastic for a first piece too.  Smiley  I bet your Mom loved it.

I can't wait to see what else you come up with.

Looking to de-stash cross stitch magazines, particularly Cross Stitch Gold or New Stitches?  Please drop me a line!  I'd love to swap or buy some missing from my library!
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I do hope that's all, you witty child.

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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2013 03:53:39 PM »

Very nice!  I like the font you used.

It's a brand spankin' new blog!  http://wittychild.wordpress.com/
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