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Lime Cat in Strawberries ~cross stitch~ by snowyMelon Lime Cat in Strawberries ~cross stitch~ by snowyMelon
It's a piece for Stitching Pirates :iconstitchingpirates: Sailing The Fruit Contest!

I wanted to do something for first contest ever and got sick so had a lot of time - i found Lime Cat pattern here: www.jessica-tromp.nl/crossstit… , of course there are also Strawberry, Orange and Grape but I didn't have all their colours and couldn't get out of my home :( My Granny cross stitched A LOT of landscapes and flowers and there is always green in them so I had plenty of green to choose from XD
Then when i finished cat I read rules of contest and was like that : "O___O NO NO NO 2 PIECES OF FRUIT" and found another really nice pattern here: www.blackworkarchives.com/bw_h… but changed it REALLY MUCH.

So in the end I've used 2 patterns, combined them and changed both (I made cat 1 row wider to be more "chubby" and half stitches of 2 other colours to blend them better) and used my own colours like always :3 Strawberries and leaves are blackwork.. I hope they count as pieces of fruits. Small strawberry buds are french knots (yay for my first french knots!!).
For leaves and strawberries-inside I used 2 pieces of thread and then 3rd one in different colour to give them a little different colours (sprinkles for strawberries <3) and u can see it and my cute french knotties here in the detail close-up i've made: img833.imageshack.us/img833/17…



White leftover aida (that's why i don't know ct), 13 colours, 54 stitches height and 40 stitches width
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NozomiWolf Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
I love this so, so much. Incorporating blackwork into such a cute pattern really makes it unique.
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snowyMelon Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you <3 I really like colourful blackwork so I think I will add it more often to my works :3
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luckybunny0254 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
cuteness overload!! :heart:
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snowyMelon Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
<3 <3 <3 because I looove cute things :3
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starrley Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sooooooo cute!
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snowyMelon Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank youuu <3!
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mypetmoon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
So cute! Love the way you did the eyes!
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snowyMelon Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you <3
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melodysurbanjungle Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is soooo cute <3 -^.^-
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snowyMelon Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank youu <3
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