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« on: August 22, 2008 06:45:10 PM »

I do love Subversive Cross Stitch, and when I found out my operational support clerk at work was moving to another team, the "Bite Me" design seemed like the perfect snarky-yet-vaguely-work-appropriate parting gift.  Heh.  I jazzed up the colours a bit to suit his personality, and mounted it in a trivet under the pretext of making it at least somewhat functional.

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All framed and ready to go:


The lucky recipient:


I'm really happy with how it turned out (love those fluorescent threads!), but by far the best part was hearing him crack up once he took a closer look and read what it said.

Thanks for looking!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2008 07:20:11 PM »

That looks terrific, great job!  My mom would love this, it's her favorite saying.
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2008 07:30:22 PM »

Beautimous....also a personal favorite saying of mine...and all that super color reminds me of a Light Bright.  Great work!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2008 08:41:02 PM »

wow bright colors.. neat stitching!
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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2008 10:49:51 PM »

love this!

where can I find the pattern for the alphebet you used??
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2008 06:45:24 AM »

This is great! Making it into a trivet was a really good idea!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2008 07:19:23 AM »

love this!

where can I find the pattern for the alphebet you used??

Thank you!  Smiley  The alphabet was included with the pattern itself, which you can find either as a kit on www.subversivecrossstitch.com, or in the Subversive Cross Stitch book.
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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2008 07:46:27 AM »

Awesome job!
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« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2008 08:17:06 AM »

Nice colours- very cool
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« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2008 11:15:09 AM »

I have used the subversive pattern for "Babies Suck" for a few baby shower gifts - Most people are amused...


Your work is awesome!  What a lucky recipient!!

 
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