Jan 28, 2019
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This Cross Stitch Artwork Took Her 4 Years

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A recent tweet by @TamSepulveda has gone viral after she shared her mom’s incredible cross stitch artwork that took 4 years to complete.

The amazing work is a cross stitch representation of an oil painting by John William Waterhouse entitled ‘The Soul of the Rose‘ (1908)

 

“The Soul of the Rose” by John William Waterhouse

 

For those unfamiliar, cross-stitch is a form of sewing and a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture.

If you want to learn more, there’s a great introduction to cross stitching on deviantART.

[via GallowBoob on reddit]

 

 

 

 

 

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