Super Mario World Map WIP

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby funkymonkey » Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:22 pm

benefields wrote:Is this stitch or embroidery? It looks fantastic so far. I like having outlines to make it feel like coloring once you start filling it in.


Thanks! It's cross stitch on 18ct aida. It's so huge that when I show the whole thing, it's hard to tell. I'll show some close-ups when I get to coloring. I think of it like a coloring book as well; get the lines in, then just years of mindless stitching :) Will still have to count a bit, but the outlines will help a lot. Do the hard work up front when it isn't as painful to pick out if I have to.

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby Krysta » Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:41 am

Not a big update. Free time is precious nowadays. But progress is progress. I'll soon switch to another project of mine, because that's long overdue.
For now though, here's this.

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby Firehawke » Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:25 am

Yay for progress!!! Love seeing how you have your aida marked!
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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby funkymonkey » Mon May 30, 2016 11:15 am

Pulled out my old WIP this week, and finished the left half. Since the last time I worked on it, I have gotten more sizes of Q-snap frames, so now I can build one that's the perfect size for this! Love my q-snaps; so light. I only feel comfortable using them if the entire stitched area fits inside though; I feel like it clamps too tightly and it could damage stitches if you had to clamp over them.

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby yafashelli » Mon May 30, 2016 3:09 pm

funkymonkey wrote:Pulled out my old WIP this week, and finished the left half. Since the last time I worked on it, I have gotten more sizes of Q-snap frames, so now I can build one that's the perfect size for this! Love my q-snaps; so light. I only feel comfortable using them if the entire stitched area fits inside though; I feel like it clamps too tightly and it could damage stitches if you had to clamp over them.

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Your star map looks amazing! :nod

:clap: I have three weeks left until school lets out and then I'll be back onto the main map! Teacher is going to need a few extra men to make it through. :P :1up :1up :1up

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby Firehawke » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:25 am

Wow...this map is looking great!
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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby Jennuh » Sun Jun 12, 2016 4:42 pm

Awesome! I love the Star Map! I'm currently working on the Valley of Bowser map of this game & on my to do list is definitely that whole world one. :)
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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby JemmaJ » Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:33 am

WOW! That is amazing! I need to get myself some more Q-Snap pieces! I should have bought some when I was in the US this summer.
Just keep stitching...

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Re: Super Mario World Map WIP

Postby 3inches » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:37 am

Hey all! I'm loving the work, is everyone still going? Any completed pictures to show off?

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