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Topic: Princess Zelda Cross Stitch  (Read 5886 times)
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« on: April 01, 2013 05:51:54 AM »

Hi! I'm new to craftster.  But certainly not new to cross stitch.

Here's a project I finished recently.

I dont see very many video game stitches involving backstitching and/or beading, so I wanted to give it a try by making a pattern based off of my live  of video games, but more in the style of 'professional' cross stitch patterns.

This is based off the Super Smash Brothers official artwork, rather than basing it off sprites like most of my stitches so far. I designed the pattern myself.
It took me about 27 hours of stitching to complete, and was stitched over one on 28 count fabric, using tent stitches.

Here's a close up for details.


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Let me know what you think! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2013 06:14:19 AM »

Ooh, this is so pretty!  I love your attention to detail, and the beading elements give it just the right pop.  Awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2013 06:58:49 AM »

Oh my word, this is so pretty!  I love how delicate it looks!
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2013 07:03:35 AM »

She is lovely.  I particularly like the pattern on her skirt and the front panel.  
One question - can you explain biscuiting?  I never heard of it before - except in connection with water sports.
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2013 07:11:39 AM »

The metallic yarn and the beads make it extra cute!
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2013 10:15:51 PM »

She is lovely.  I particularly like the pattern on her skirt and the front panel.  
One question - can you explain biscuiting?  I never heard of it before - except in connection with water sports.

I'm pretty sure I typed beading... not sure what happened o.o
Thanks for that. Fixing now! lmao.
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2013 10:26:22 PM »

Beautiful!  I love the beads as a highlight. 
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2013 04:02:25 PM »

Wow, this is fantastic! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2013 09:17:40 PM »

Oh my gosh this is amazing! I love it! Great work!
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gigiriv
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2013 03:15:26 AM »

Awesome job! I can't believe you made the pattern yourself it's very very good!
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