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Wow...backstitching (and a finished project)... 
15th-Sep-2016 05:10 pm
dragon cross stitch
As has been said (and will be said again) many times...backstitching really does make a big difference...I have been working on this little guy for several years as a conference call project to keep myself awake when I knew I had to listen but not contribute. :)

15th-Sep-2016 11:04 pm (UTC)
Very nice! And it really does, it always ends up being well worth the effort, haha.
16th-Sep-2016 01:55 am (UTC)
Thanks!! :) Yes, it does...whew...good thing, too! ;)
15th-Sep-2016 11:41 pm (UTC)
Oh he's adorable! And the back stitching really does add a nice detail to it!
16th-Sep-2016 01:56 am (UTC)
:) Thanks! That detail does make a difference. But even on a small project like this backstitching is a pain. And doing what felt like a million French knots didn't help...that's also why I'll never do a Thomas Kincaide pattern. SO many French knots...nope nope and nope. They're gorgeous patterns but a whole lot of nope for me; I admire anyone who will do them!
16th-Sep-2016 04:05 pm (UTC)
Gorgeous framing idea!
31st-Oct-2016 09:56 am (UTC)
:) Thanks!! It was a kit, actually. I've done several of them. Unfortunately I think the line of kits has been discontinued. They were fun.
31st-Oct-2016 02:52 am (UTC)
I'm usually a sucker for anything "cat" but this time I think I like the finish even more than the subject matter. Hahahah!
31st-Oct-2016 09:55 am (UTC)
:) Thanks!! The finished project is fun! I've done several of these and I like the 3-D nature of them.
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