Disney Dreams: Beauty and the Beast FINISH! 3/2/2014

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Disney Dreams: Beauty and the Beast FINISH! 3/2/2014

Postby joyfuljenilee » Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:12 pm

So I just got this kit for Christmas, and I am super excited about it. I guess Thomas Kinkade did a bunch of DIsney paintings and they have made 6 of them into cross stitch kits. This one is Beauty and the Beast, so here is the picture the cross stitch is based off of:
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Since it is an official kit and all, I can't post the pattern but it's easy enough to find at Hobby Lobby or JoAnn's, and if you use a 50% off coupon it's only about $20, and for all the floss and everything that's not too bad. I have a little girl who will turn one next week, so I am only able to get in little bits of stitching time, so here is my progress from this last week:
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Anyway, I will keep posting WIP pictures as I go, so here goes nothing!
Four Week Progress:
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Eight Week Progress:
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Twelve Week Progress:
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Sixteen Week Progress:
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Twenty Week Progress, with castle!
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Twenty Four Week Progress:
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Twenty Eight Week Progress:
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Before Backstitch and French Knots:
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Finished Piece:
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Last edited by joyfuljenilee on Sun Mar 02, 2014 3:19 pm, edited 14 times in total.
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WIPs:
Thomas Kinkade "Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love"
Dimensions "Count the Stars"
littlemojo "Hogwarts Crest"

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby carand88 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:03 pm

i am so jealous :shock:. i will have to find this, soon. good luck!!

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby RMDC » Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:02 am

I've seen these at my semi-local AC Moore - though not this exact kit - and they were on the 50% endcap already. I thought about picking one up, but I've already got a gigantic Dimensions kit which will need feeding and watering daily over the next year or so to sprout. I'll live vicariously through your posts! :P
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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby Sheepish » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:03 pm

That's pretty fabulous, I think I'll have to check these out!

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby jadely » Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:14 pm

Love this! Please make sure to update this often!!!
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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby rosey175 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:32 pm

Oooh, I've always wanted to do one of the Disney-Kinkades, particularly the Snow White and/or Bambi! I hadn't seen the Beauty and the Beast one, though... I have a feeling I'd want to do them all. Ah, mountains of stitching desires, stop growing!!

Do keep us updated! This'll look amazing when finished~

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby Mistress Zero » Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:40 am

That's going to be so beautiful when it is finished. I saw some of those kits at Joann's the other week. Though they mostly had tons of the Peter Pan one and a couple of the Snow White kits. I think that's just a dream stitching for now. I'm working on Dimension's "Woodland Enchantress" and that is going to take me quite awhile to finish.

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby joyfuljenilee » Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:37 pm

After 2 weeks, here is my progress! It was a crazy week but I was able to get some more sky and some of the sunset colors in.
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I have come across a slight hiccup, in that since this is a kit, it comes with all of the colors (presorted in this case!) and the appropriate number of lengths for each color. However, one color (that is supposed to be Light Grey Peach) is actually definitely a dark blue. And since it isn't a DMC kit, it doesn't use DMC floss or color numbers, and since I don't have any of this color at all I can't even do a close match. I wrote to the manufacturer to find out what to do, or if they have a DMC color that they could recommend. I hope it doesn't take too long to hear back and get it all sorted out, because I'm supposed to use that color in the sky area I'm currently working on.
Still, I am thoroughly enjoying myself so far stitching this and am really happy with the progress I've made :)
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WIPs:
Thomas Kinkade "Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love"
Dimensions "Count the Stars"
littlemojo "Hogwarts Crest"

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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby gamerwolff » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:43 pm

It's looking really really good....can't wait to see it done and ive always admired these patterns...but usually they're so eXpensive. Yay for coupons! I really don't need anything else to stitch but hey my mountain is going to be everest soon!
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Re: Disney Dreams Collection: Beauty and the Beast WIP

Postby vivi » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:17 am

I can't wait to see the finished project! I been staring at these at Hobby Lobby for quite awhile now but I got so many other ones to finish first. It's looking really good so far! Good luck!!
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