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« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2009 02:38:27 PM »

Yep, any kind, any media. I'm so excited to see what people are going to do.
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« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2009 08:02:11 PM »

Okay, I know you said "any style of needlework", but I am kind've self-taught stitch as you go, do I have to follow any kind of known stitches, or keep with a certain kind of stitch to get involved with the challenges?
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« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2009 08:06:03 PM »

Okay, I know you said "any style of needlework", but I am kind've self-taught stitch as you go, do I have to follow any kind of known stitches, or keep with a certain kind of stitch to get involved with the challenges?


Nope, no certain stitch to follow. Just do what ya want to Smiley. It just has to be stitched in some fashion (embroidery, needlepoint, cross stitch, crewel, your own stitches)
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« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2009 01:05:01 PM »

where do we post the project to be judged? (sorry if this is a stupid question  Undecided i'm new..)
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« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2009 03:07:05 PM »

Not a stupid question at all! When the dates come to post, I'll have directions posted. They will look something like this.
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* Start a new thread for your entry and give the subject of the thread a unique title so voters can remember what it was at a glance when they vote. Do NOT POST YOUR PROJECT ON THIS THREAD.

* Post pictures of "making of" the project, if you've got them.

* If your project was inspired by something else you've seen someone do, please give credit.
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« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2009 07:09:16 AM »

I've got my thinking cap on, but may have an idea for this too!  IT will be my first "challenge" so hopefully I can get it done by the deadline!
thanks for offering this...it'll be fun.
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« Reply #16 on: July 01, 2009 01:58:33 PM »

It's a shame I only saw this after coming home from my parent's. My grandma showed me a sampler embroidered by my mom back in the 60's. It's... well, the best I can say is that it's finished. I love the unsure hand, the hesitant stitches, and her visible hate of needlework, that made her finish her homewordk as quickly as possible.

I wanted to clean it up a bit (bad storage) and maybe give the sampler a modern traetment, maybe adding a few stitches of my own... it's really a shame I left it 500 km from here. Maybe I'll ask my grandma to send it to me...

I'd really love to have some embroidery my mom did, alongside with my own. And I still have some amazing embroidery done by my great-grand-mother. I can't believe she was that gifted ! It was for a potwarmer, but she died before she could sew it together, so now I have only the embroidery, in a weird shape. I'm never ever going to throw those piece away, but I have to think of something to display them.

(Loora, stop babbling and just say how much this project inspires you).
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« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2009 08:05:06 PM »

Oh,  spit! 

My idea was decent,  but my materials are not up to snuff and I can't do it justice in the time left!

Good luck, everybody else!  Can't wait to see your stuff!
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« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2009 07:45:24 AM »

Boo! Don't worry though, there will be lots of other challenges.
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« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2009 02:11:11 PM »

I'm done!  can't wait to post it! Wink
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