I made a thing! (Photo)

(83 Posts)
OvO Sun 03-Mar-19 23:17:56

I’m a hermit so no actual real life people to show my stitching to so you vipers will have to stand in for actual friends! grin

Harry Potter Slytherin Crest cross-stitch. Took me a month!

No Slytherin hate. wink 💚🐍

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Herja Sun 03-Mar-19 23:18:58

That's amazing! Well done flowers

Redshoeblueshoe Sun 03-Mar-19 23:20:11

That's fantastic. I'm just getting back into doing some embroidery, but nothing as good as that (yet) grin

SummersB Sun 03-Mar-19 23:20:33

Oh wow!!! That looks absolutely amazing! Well done you!

3luckystars Sun 03-Mar-19 23:20:44

That's really good. I have the same material on my chair too.

Joopy Sun 03-Mar-19 23:22:10

A month! That would take me years! Well done, have you done any others?

Crunched Sun 03-Mar-19 23:24:33

That is seriously good... makes me feel I should do something productive with my evenings.

OvO Sun 03-Mar-19 23:25:00

Aww, shucks. blush. Thank you!

Joopy, I’ve started the Ravenclaw Crest and the Hufflepuff one but nowhere near finished. I do have a Hogwarts one done though.

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OvO Sun 03-Mar-19 23:25:56

I do do non Harry Potter ones! grin

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ItsAHardKn0ckLife1 Sun 03-Mar-19 23:34:39

Those are beautiful OP!

OvO Sun 03-Mar-19 23:51:45

Thanks, ItsA (your name is too long to type 😆).

I really only have my DH, DSs and parents to show stuff to and they’ve seen it at every stage so are sick of the sight of my stuff by the time I actually finish! Only so many times they can say 'oh it’s lovely'. grin

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ineedaholidaynow Sun 03-Mar-19 23:54:22

They are amazing well done

JaretsGirlfren Sun 03-Mar-19 23:57:28

OP wow they are stunning! Particularly love the butterfly woman one 😍

JaneJeffer Mon 04-Mar-19 00:09:53

Amazing! I don't know anything about HP though.

lottielady Mon 04-Mar-19 00:17:21

I’ve never seen such beautiful cross stitch. Really amazing, OP. You’d go down a storm at craft fairs.

elibee Mon 04-Mar-19 00:28:23

They're amazing! You must have the patience of a saint

Binglebong Mon 04-Mar-19 00:33:36

Stunning! Really beautifully done. The hair on that butterfly lady looks so lifelike.

TanteRose Mon 04-Mar-19 00:41:45

Wowww OvO you are very talented!
The butterfly woman is amazing smile

OvO Mon 04-Mar-19 00:43:21

Now this is how you compliment someone! Just need to show my DH so he can learn! grin

Thank you all so so much for all the lovely comments.

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NewYoiker Mon 04-Mar-19 00:48:29


Stickladylove88 Mon 04-Mar-19 07:03:34

Do you sell them? I really like them!

tattooq Mon 04-Mar-19 07:06:50

They are absolutely amazing OP, the shading on the snake is incredibly well done. You should sell them OP, I bet potter fans would pay a pretty penny for one.

OvO Mon 04-Mar-19 11:29:35

I’ve never sold anything as cross stitch stuff is a hard thing to price!
No one wants to pay even just the cost of materials as it can be surprisingly expensive.

Fabric £10
Hoop £5
Threads (estimate) £15

And that’s without adding a price for the 100 hours of work it took me. Well the Harry Potter ones were 100 hours but the butterfly woman was around 300 hours.

So if anyone GIVES you a cross stitched item, even if you hate it, treasure it because they must like you a lot! grin

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RickOShay Mon 04-Mar-19 11:32:56

They really are beautiful, I especially like the butterfly one.
You are a natural smile

Catmint Mon 04-Mar-19 11:37:05

How wonderful!

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