About this project
Published

Time
Time:24h00
Difficulty
So so
Crafts
Cross Stitch

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Bideford, England, GB
2008
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x stitch tardis

i designed and stitched this cross stitch tardis - lots of step by step work in progress photo's on my blog :o)

http://maximumrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com/2010/03/journey-through-time-with-my-tardis.html

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Instructions

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 1
    Step 1

    phase 1
    the foundation stitches

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 2
    Step 2

    phase 2
    starting to cross my stitches

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 3
    Step 3

    phase 3
    shaping and more filling

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 4
    Step 4

    phase 4
    shading

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 5
    Step 5

    phase 5
    adding the details

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 6
    Step 6

    backstitch backstich backstitch!

    then back stitch some more!!

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 7
    Step 7

    finished piece with it's inspiration!

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 8
    Step 8

    i'm really pleased with the shading on the panels
    i used three shades of blue and then also blended strands to get the shading right.

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 9
    Step 9

    in an ideal world for the lettering i would've used a perle cotton
    but i didn't have any to hand
    i think this is flower thread

  • How to cross stitch art. Cross Stitch Tardis - Step 10
    Step 10

    this is pretty much the true blue of my tardis
    i find it quite hard to photograph blues.

    all in all i'm really happy with how this came out
    if i was being really picky i'd say the fact the windows/panels are square not rectangular is bugging me but to keep the other proportions right they had to be this way.
    i think i need to take a cross stitch break now!
    my eyes are tired and my hands are tired
    but i am so pleased with this!

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Comments

Kayla c.
Kayla c.
haha i love Dr. Who! this is so cute!
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happyliltoaster
happyliltoaster · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US · 5 projects
amazing! my friend who loves doctor who would LOVE this!
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emmilou p.
emmilou p. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
this is amazing!! well done for sticking with it til the end - i think i would've given up and chucked it...hahaha!!!
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Basketbchic
Basketbchic · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 11 projects
well done! Happy
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Nightmarequeen
Nightmarequeen · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 12 projects
I love it, great work!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
beatiful, i have seen your blog , i love it,
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Twiggypeasticks
Twiggypeasticks · Huddersfield, England, GB · 17 projects
brilliant !!
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Ciara
Ciara · 67 projects
This is amazing! Just... perfect. So well done.
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