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Modern, funky cross stitch - does such a thing exist?

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scanner Wed 09-Jul-08 12:46:01

I fancy doing some cross stitch, have enjoyed it in the past, but I hate most of the patterns. I'm not a William Morris kind of girl so I wondered if there is anyone making funky cross stitch kits? I've had a brief google and found someone making kits of album covers, sounds great but the website looks like it's expired. Any others?

Shannaratiger Wed 09-Jul-08 12:48:51

Have you looked in the cross stitch magazines? I'm sure I've seen some really nice one's advertised, looked too difficult for me though.

scanner Wed 09-Jul-08 12:59:08

hadn't thought of that, I guess I assumed they'd all be traditional designs. I'll see what I can find, in the meantime - anyone else?

scanner Wed 09-Jul-08 19:23:09

bump for the evening shift.

FluffyMummy123 Wed 09-Jul-08 19:23:26

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meridian Wed 09-Jul-08 19:26:47

put a thread on the arts and crafts area... I don't crossstitch.. I can barely knit but there are a few on there that can help you find something.. and a few of the girls on there used to design cross stitch patterns.

franke Wed 09-Jul-08 19:26:48

Where are you? Last time I was in London, Liberty had some quite modern stuff.

christiana Wed 09-Jul-08 19:37:29

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christiana Wed 09-Jul-08 19:39:36

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JoyS Wed 09-Jul-08 22:17:27

Both US sites but sublime stitching definitely ships internationally and I think the other one does too.

Sounds like fun, good luck!

harpsichordcarrier Wed 09-Jul-08 22:37:05

do you like art deco/art nouveau? I have done a few Clarice Cliff's in my time, I really like them and they work well imo

Miaou Wed 09-Jul-08 22:40:00

What about this - is this the sort of thing you mean?

Pruners Wed 09-Jul-08 22:40:40

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harpsichordcarrier Wed 09-Jul-08 22:42:23

<whistles nonchalantly>
I am full of surprises, me.
I started doing it while waiting to go into court, which is an interminable bore.
and better than eating or taking up smoking, which is what everyone else seemed to do.
course I don't have time now.

Pruners Wed 09-Jul-08 22:49:00

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harpsichordcarrier Wed 09-Jul-08 22:51:08

I consider myself an ex cross stitcher grin anyway there was some stuff on my walls if you had been Alert.
lordy I had forgotten moondog does quilting
wht interesting post feminist types we all are.
<soz for hijack blush>

scanner Thu 10-Jul-08 09:30:41

thanks for all the suggestions, still don't feel I've found quite what I'm looking for. Maybe I'll look into designing my own shock.

ChippyMinton Thu 10-Jul-08 12:06:51

jolly red

scanner Thu 10-Jul-08 12:37:09

this is the sort of thing I have in mind

ingles2 Thu 07-Aug-08 22:27:04

Scanner resurrecting this thread,... because I fancy doing some crossstitch and want a constantine design too (or something like)
Did you find anything nice?

Jessica1902 Sun 13-Jan-19 21:09:23

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