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« on: June 12, 2013 04:45:38 AM »


This is my first challenge entry. I hope I posted in the right area.

I made a perler bead portrait of the 1940s Wonder Woman based on the cover of the archive edition.

I created the pattern using PCStitch Pro, cross stitch program software.

The largest grid I had was the yellow square I am working on in the picture so I had to create the portrait square by square starting with the center of her face.

After I put the pieces of Wonder Woman's portrait together, I put her in a shadow box lined with yellow scrapbook paper.

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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2013 05:29:03 AM »

That is so cool!  Your Wonder Woman came out great!  I wouldn't have thought of doing it in squares like that; did you glue the squares together, or fuse them?

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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2013 06:32:38 AM »

That is so cool!  Your Wonder Woman came out great!  I wouldn't have thought of doing it in squares like that; did you glue the squares together, or fuse them?



Thank you so much. I am so excited about how she turned out.

I fused them together using an iron.
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2013 07:39:52 AM »

Excellent job!  I love how you used the shadowbox so you could save the silhouette!
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013 12:23:24 PM »

Whoa! That's awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2013 02:32:44 PM »

Neat!  Looks great Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2013 07:33:58 AM »

that is fantastic.  Great job.
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2013 07:44:25 PM »

That is beyond belief amazing!
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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2013 07:28:02 AM »

Thanks everyone! She is hanging proudly on my family photo wall. She's my all-time favorite version of Wonder Woman.

Originally, I wanted to find a coffee table to put her on and cover it with flexiglass. I just couldn't find the right size and I had concerns about how to stabilize the glass over the design.
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