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Kevin Sorbo in cross stitch

This great story comes from Sally in the UK and is a little different. She likes to do cross stitch,  a type of needlepoint, and decided to create one of Dylan Hunt. She kindly shared photos of her progress to date. Can’t wait until it’s done, which I hope she will also share with us!

Back in December, 2009, I charted up a picture of Captain Dylan Hunt. How did I chart it up? I used computer software called DMC Cross Stitch Pattern Designer. The charted picture is 7.14 cm wide by 10.5 cm high. It involves 48 different colours and contains full stitched.

I started stitching Dylan just after Christmas and made good progress. Just before I visited my grandparents for New Year, I came across a small mistake. I seemed to have missed a couple of stitches, so I spent nearly two hours unpicking the stitches I’d just done.

For a stitcher, unpicking can put you off continuing to stitch that day. I put needle and thread down for New Year, and worked on Dylan when I got home. I spent a couple of hours on Dylan and managed to stitch all of the area that I had to unpick before New Year.

I worked on Dylan a couple more times before I put needle and thread down again. I was afraid Dylan could have become a UFO (unfinished object) for longer than two months, but now, Dylan is out of the cupboard, and I plan to work on him every weekend to get him finished.

*** Updated Photos ***

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  1. sorbowriter
    May 23, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    Great work, Sally! I always manage to stick my fingers with needles… so I pin, tape, or velcro everything! Pathetic, eh?? Needless to say, any type of stitchery is out for me!!! HAHAHAHA!

  2. sorbert
    May 23, 2010 at 1:40 pm

    haha!! I do prick myself with the needles every now and again but it doesn’t stop me!!! Will send more updates this week when I get round to uploading…

  3. teresa
    May 23, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    fantastic work sally¡¡¡

  4. Alison Rhem
    May 23, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    As a follow cross stitch I just wanted to say that it is looking great. I know how much work it takes and yes I hate unpicking too. Can’t wait to see the finished project.

  5. Carmen
    May 23, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    Good work, Sally! And Dylan is my fave, so I know it`s going to be great!

  6. sorbert
    May 24, 2010 at 7:42 am

    Thanks!!

  7. sorbert
    June 19, 2010 at 1:38 pm

    thanks for posting the updates! more to come soon…

  8. Alison Rhem
    August 30, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    fantastic hon, you finished and it looks great, from one stitcher to another

  9. sorbert
    September 18, 2010 at 10:07 am

    pages 1 and 2 are now done. (still need to get the picture of my camera on to PC!) but still got a while to go before it’s actually finished

  10. sorbert
    September 30, 2010 at 8:46 am

    thanks for posting the updates! Kevin is on hold for now since ive got a birthday present i need to stitch in time for November! So no more updates for a while Im afraid!

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