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« on: October 20, 2013 02:05:54 AM »

I had started working on this back in June or July (I forget which) for the Summer Nerd games battle royale: Marvel vs. DC.  I obviously chose DC.  this was done on 28 count because I didn't want it to turn into a poster.  if I had done it on 14 count, it would have been more than 20 inches wide.  and because each stitch was so tiny, I was unable to finish in time to enter the challenge.  but I finished it around the very end of September.  and here it is:



my fingers were killing me by the time I was done.  and I even drew blood a few times when I'd stab my finger with the needle.
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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2013 06:01:23 AM »

KK, I love this! What a great design! It's absolutely perfect!
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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2013 09:04:33 AM »

WOW!!!
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« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2013 02:05:47 PM »

WOW! WOW! WOW! This is so amazing!
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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2013 02:34:06 PM »

thank you thank you.  Grin

the picture isn't that great though.  it looks like I only used 4 shades of red when I actually used 8.  and in real life, only 2 colors look the same.  *sigh*  bummer...

oh well.  I still like it.  Smiley  now to get it framed...
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« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2013 06:28:12 PM »

I can't believe you finished this with a thread count so small! Beautiful work. If there's anything wrong here I can't spot it. The pose is so dynamic too.
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« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2013 07:46:24 PM »

hee hee.  thanks!

as far as oopsies go, I think I only really made one.  but it was so minor, I don't even remember what/where it was.  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2013 12:04:15 AM »

*cues Batman music* Cheesy
This is awesome!
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« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2013 06:55:10 PM »

thank you!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2013 06:22:10 AM »

It boggles my mind that you have the patience for this! Truly heroic! 
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« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2013 01:22:11 PM »

WOW, this is incredible!  Well done!
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« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2013 03:47:55 PM »

thank you thank you!  I'm so glad you all like this.  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2013 04:40:05 PM »

This is phenomenal.
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« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2013 04:59:55 PM »

thank you so much.  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2013 01:17:51 PM »

WOW, I can only imagine doing all those tiny little stitches.  I love the silhouette so much, and might need to borrow the idea for a project sometime. 
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« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2013 02:11:25 PM »

I had to hit This Rocks.  I love this ^_^  Doesn't hurt that it's my favorite superhero either! haha 

Seriously great work.  I admire your patience you must have needed with this piece.
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« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2013 02:17:57 PM »

You are my cross-Stitchy superhero!
I'm in awe!
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« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2013 08:20:06 PM »

awwwww shucks guys...

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« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2013 10:42:20 AM »

OMG, I'd be so crosseyed!  Beautiful work!
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« Reply #19 on: October 25, 2013 06:08:55 PM »

This is amazing! You did an incredible job!
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« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2013 09:16:08 PM »

thanks so much both of you!  Smiley

and yes, CraftyGirl, I did often find myself feeling like I was cross-eyed.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2013 08:11:01 AM »

I love it!! Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: October 26, 2013 08:41:35 PM »

Amazing!!!!
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« Reply #23 on: October 26, 2013 09:01:01 PM »

thank you both!  oh I can't believe how much everyone likes this!  it makes me so very happy!!!  Grin
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« Reply #24 on: October 27, 2013 12:13:21 AM »

WOW! That's amazing. I cross-stitch as well, so I know exactly how much work and time that took. And how many nights you must have closed your eyes and seen weeny red squares lol.

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« Reply #25 on: October 27, 2013 01:28:22 AM »

lol.  thank you so much!  Grin

actually, I was seeing black squares.  the reds were broken up enough that they didn't drive me too crazy, but every time I picked it up to work on it more, I died a little inside.  lol.  I always felt that I would never finish the black.  then I screamed in celebration when I was done.  Grin Grin Grin
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then I screamed in celebration when I was done.  Grin Grin Grin

Yep I know that reaction really well lol. Working on a weeny teeny aida cloth with blue silk for a friend. I am sure I will be dancing when it's done lol
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« Reply #27 on: October 27, 2013 04:35:33 PM »

lol.  dancing is dangerous for me (I'm suffering from some balance issues), so I have to scream.  Grin
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« Reply #28 on: December 31, 2013 10:28:14 AM »

This is soooo cool! Amazing job!!
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« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2014 12:13:06 AM »

AAAAAAMMMAAAZZZINNG!!!!!!!!!!!  P.S. If you don't stab your self at least once while stitching... you can't call yourself a stitcher. In my book anyways.   Grin
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« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2014 07:58:30 PM »

thank you everyone for your comments!!!  I'm so glad you like this!  Grin

and in my book, mauoijenn, if you stab yourself dozens of times while stitching, it makes you a human pin cushion.  Wink
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« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2014 06:08:14 AM »

Oh my stars, this is BEAUTIFUL!  Especially since the red is pink on my screen, lol.
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« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2014 03:30:34 AM »

well, there is quite a bit of what I like to think is pink in this anyway so...   Wink

but I'm glad you like it.   Smiley
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« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2014 11:48:09 AM »

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« Reply #36 on: February 06, 2014 06:33:28 PM »

 Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked

what?!  who?!  when?!  how?!

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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