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Etheren
« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2014 08:53:24 AM »

Jexxican, that is really pretty!

Here is my February progress.  Knowing i committed to update at the end of every month helped motivate me to work on it.


End of February Progress by Blackbird Pie, on Flickr

I tend to do chunks at a time.  Not as precise as 10 x 10 but I'll pick a section, like the house or haystack for example, and work on that.  I am glad to be done that dumb haystack!  It doesn't look like much, but had a ridiculous number of colour changes.

What do you guys do while stitching? I am watching The Good Wife on Netflix while working on this project and I'm now on Season 3.
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« Reply #21 on: March 03, 2014 01:59:34 PM »

Wow, that looks amazing!  I admire your patience, some of those innocent seeming bits will color change every other stitch, it seems!

I tend to stitch while watching tv also.  I recently finished up Gilmore Girls (borrowed from a friend, I must buy!), and now I am watching Once Upon a Time. 

I'm painting my needlepoint canvas now, hope to have pics up by the end of the week.
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« Reply #22 on: March 14, 2014 01:00:36 PM »

wow!  You're getting close to the end Etheren!  Still looking great...I think I may have lost patience by now. haha Cheesy
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« Reply #23 on: April 03, 2014 11:01:57 AM »

Here's my big project for 2014:



I adapted this pattern from the 1997 Keepsake Calendar:



I replaced the seals with my sons' names and dates-of-birth, and added some extra animals to make a circle using PCStitch. Right now my cat is lying on top of my cross-stitch bag  Wink, so I'll have to post a picture of my progress later on!
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« Reply #24 on: April 03, 2014 11:10:34 AM »

The way you altered that pattern is amazing! Honestly it looks better than the original, especially with the personalization.
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« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2014 08:29:38 PM »

The way you altered that pattern is amazing! Honestly it looks better than the original, especially with the personalization.

Thanks, jexxican!
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« Reply #26 on: April 04, 2014 06:54:33 AM »

That's going to be fabulous, delilah!   Cheesy

I'm designing another big project, but it's for a swap so I'll only be able to post teasers.... 
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« Reply #27 on: April 04, 2014 07:46:21 AM »

Yeah, I still haven't worked on my project since before I joined this thread, but I did get my camera battery charged so maybe it will be my goal for May? Or to a certain point will be my goal for May? We will see how s*** goes down with my sister. *sigh*
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« Reply #28 on: April 05, 2014 02:57:03 PM »

Here's my progress on "In the Wild." I'll follow Etheren's example, and try to post at the end of each month!

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« Reply #29 on: April 05, 2014 05:24:26 PM »

I see a bat in there!  Cheesy
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