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« on: April 02, 2017 04:59:58 PM »

A year ago I finished a cross stitch of my cat, Oliver. A year before that, we lost Ollie's sister, Hannah, to cancer. I wasn't ready to stitch a picture of Hannah at that time, but I recently felt I was finally ready to do so. Two days ago I finished my Hannah cross stitch, and I love having it hanging on the wall. I still miss her dearly, but it makes me happy to see her beautiful face every day.

This is stitched on 18 count Aida, and is 150x150 stitches.

Here is the finished cross stitch:



Here is the image the chart was made from:



Here are a bunch of progress shots I took while working on this:



And lastly, here's a photo of Hannah hanging on the wall with Ollie:



I lost track of how much time this took me to complete, but it's probably around the same amount of time as the Ollie cross stitch since they're the same size. That would be roughly 200 hours of work.
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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017 05:20:27 PM »

I love this project and your execution is flawless.

I'm so happy you get to see Ollie and Hannah together again, on your wall.

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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2017 05:42:48 PM »

What a lovely tribute - and very nice stitching, too!
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« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2017 06:19:45 PM »

You have made a beautiful project - beautiful in inspiration and in execution.
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« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2017 09:23:26 PM »

omg...what a lovely commemoration for both Oliver an Hannah!  What cuties!
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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2017 09:32:28 PM »

I'm so sorry for your loss. They both turned out so beautiful! <3
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« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2017 01:20:15 PM »

Absolutely amazing!  Rocks.
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« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2017 01:54:47 PM »

Another amazing and beautiful tribute!
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« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2017 10:29:06 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2017 03:50:26 PM »

Wow! That is amazing.
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