New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby blackmageheart » Sun May 12, 2019 1:33 pm

Last stitching day, everyone! From tomorrow I'd like you all to post your "after" pics so we can see how much progress you made! :D
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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby FireKraken » Mon May 13, 2019 7:29 pm

This was a fun challenge! I'm still not done, but definitely made way more progress than I have previously. I'm eager to keep working on it and share with all of you!
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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby Moirae » Mon May 13, 2019 11:03 pm

That's amazing progress, FireKraken!
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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby somanytypesofsoup » Tue May 14, 2019 12:10 pm

Wow this was super motivating! I cheated a little and reserved French knots for yesterday haha. But it is finally finished! I really love seeing everyone's progress!!
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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby blackmageheart » Tue May 14, 2019 2:16 pm

Great progress, FireKraken! somanytypesofsoup, wow, what a finish! :D
RMDC wrote:...I've been stitching at an estimated rate of almost a full BMH per day...

Batboard wrote:Your relationship between combustible engines and the 16 Olympics has to be the best ad campaign I've seen in years. Do you accept locks of hair or Paypal...

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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby blackmageheart » Tue May 14, 2019 2:54 pm

OK I got a (admittedly terrible) pic of my UFO...and realised that there's no real progress on it!
I started stitching and was doing well, then it dawned on me that the whole bottom line was in the wrong place (and apparently had been wrong since whatever year it was I last worked on it!) - I'd lined up the A with the wrong E! :banghead:
So I had to unpick ALL THE PROGRESS! And I restarted the line in the right place...only for me to get as far as the letters I'd done originally! :lol: :BM

Start:
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Progress (IF YOU CAN CALL IT THAT!!!):
daedricufo2.jpg



Still, I'm determined to finish this one soon! :D
RMDC wrote:...I've been stitching at an estimated rate of almost a full BMH per day...

Batboard wrote:Your relationship between combustible engines and the 16 Olympics has to be the best ad campaign I've seen in years. Do you accept locks of hair or Paypal...

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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby FireKraken » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:00 pm

Hi everyone! I finally finished the cross stitches on beauty and the beast!
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Lots of little details and thread today. Now to work on the backstitching and French knots.... so many French knots. Can't wait to share when it's all done.

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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby Firehawke » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:55 am

It's looking great!!!
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Re: New Year, New Challenge - UFOs & WIPs!

Postby Moirae » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:17 pm

FireKraken wrote:Hi everyone! I finally finished the cross stitches on beauty and the beast!
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20190829_143927.jpg

Lots of little details and thread today. Now to work on the backstitching and French knots.... so many French knots. Can't wait to share when it's all done.


Congrats on the finish and great work powering through those french knots.
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