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A Little Love for my Sister by Ammeih A Little Love for my Sister by Ammeih
Just a little something something I wanted to make for my sister and my brother in law. Just because I thought it would look nice in their home. And because I love them of course!
It's from the British magazine Cross Stitcher (issue 278, may 2014). I changed the original colours around from shades of pink to my sisters favourite colour purple and added beads for the sparkle factor seeing as it had none!

Size approx 25cm x 36,5cm on 25 count white evenweave.
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passionfyre Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
oooo i like this colour scheme!! the only other one i've seen was a blue one :D
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Fusainne Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'm thinking about doing this one myself someday (got this issue thanks to Carla <3) but maybe only the heart itself. Your color scheme and the beads are just lovely, I'm sure they'll be really happy about it!
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Ammeih Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
They did love it ! Coincidentally they just had professional family photographs taken as well for on the walls; my piece will be in the middle with their pictures around it.

It's a great abstract design, not too wild on the colours but enough going on to bother looking at the details. I suggest you add beads to your future heart as well; it feels rather....naked, without some sparkle! Just what a little love should do to a heart. ;)

Thanks for your comment!
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Fusainne Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I got lots of projects going on right now, so I'll have enough time to think how I will actually tackle this before I find the time to do so. But beads are definatly on my mind ^_^
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silverdragoness Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifully done! I love the color scheme and the beads are a really nice touch ^_^
The cross stitch magazines I see in the store are outrageously priced, but I don't think any are made here in the US so they are from overseas :/
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Ammeih Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Thank you thank you! Hug

It's the same here, importing magazines raises the price by double just about, it's ridiculous. Most of them (if not 99,99%) come from England I think so I guess over there the cross stitching community is really large.
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FairyStoryteller Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
It's super!
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Thriin Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
that's really lovely! plus I envy you to have cross stitches magazines!! I don't think there is anything like this here in the Czech Republic :(
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Ammeih Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Actually, I have my mother bring them over for me from this really large bookstore; the book stores the city I live in don't sell english cross stitch magazines either (or any for that matter)! And I actually just subscribed to another British magazine for a year, just because that's much cheaper than buying them in the one store I have ever seen them in. -.- 

Thank you for your comment!Hug 
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jtheodorec Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
I have that issue! It's cool to see someone's finished version!
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