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« on: February 05, 2010 02:02:45 PM »

This is based on one of my favorite parts of the book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy:

“But the plans were on display …”

“On display? I eventually had to go down to the cellar to find them.”

“That’s the display department.”

“With a torch.”

“Ah, well the lights had probably gone.”

“So had the stairs.”

“But look, you found the notice didn’t you?”

“Yes,” said Arthur, “yes I did. It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard’.



It's hard to take a good picture because it's a big one - about 4,700 stitches on 22 count fabric.

I hope you like it. Smiley Any thoughts or comments are appreciated. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2010 02:11:55 PM »

Oh hey, I'm the weirdo that just favourited most of the photos of your cat on Flickr. I think I have a cat-crush on Shampoo. You can't technically be a crazy cat girl unless you own a cat yourself though. At least I tell myself that.

ANYWAY, this is awesome. I love that you chose something pretty obscure from the book rather than going with the obvious. I hope you're going to hang this on your bathroom door.
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2010 02:19:37 PM »

Great tribute to HGTG! Awesome work!
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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2010 03:28:38 PM »

No way! This is so awesome! You do wonderful work - very impressive stuff here. What's even better though, is  that I literally just finished listening through the audiobook of "Hitchhiker's Guide", and was planning on making my very own bathroom sign! (Also, I now want to potentially go visiting the 'fjords of Africa'....) Would it be possible to get my hands on the chart you used for this? All I have to do now is convince my roommates that we really NEED a warning sign on the bathroom door.....  ;-)
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2010 09:03:58 AM »

Have I told you today that I love you? AWESOME! BTW-I first read this as Beware of the Leotard-which made me giggle even more.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2010 10:11:26 AM »

Awesome, absolutely great!
I love H2G2!
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