It’s about time!

My days with Stitchin’ Richard are over.  I was beginning to think I might never have the chance to say it.   Yes, Stitchin’ Richard is complete.  Finished.  Done.

Here he is, folks!  Stitched, set, washed and blocked:

Stitchin’ Richard. April 12, 2015. (click to view larger image)

  • Fabric:  25 count Lugana
  • Design dimensions:  roughly 6”w x 7”h
  • Stitches:  150w x 174h (26100 stitches total)
  • Number of colors:  89

I finished him just in time to celebrate four years of RA Fever.  Happy RAnniversary to me!


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26 Responses to It’s about time!

  1. Wow! I don’t think I’ve have the patience but it looks fantastic.

  2. jholland says:

    It’s absolutely amazing! Bravo!

  3. vec170203 says:

    Congratulations! It looks gorgeous! 😀

  4. jazzbaby1 says:

    So glad you finished!

  5. Snickers' Mom says:

    He looks so handsome!

  6. zan, O1C says:

    Gorgeous! Congratulations and happy RAnniversary! 😀

  7. Servetus says:

    Beautiul. Now — frame him and hang him on the wall, or sew him onto a pillow and press him to your chest and nuzzle his cheeks???

    • ItsJSforMe says:

      Thanks, Serv. I’d love to sew him into a pillow, but….after spending 261+ hours stitching, I’d hate to make a pillow and then have something spill on it! I’m feeling sick just thinking of it. lol
      I think I am going to frame him. I’d love to have his autograph on a piece of cardstock to mount on the matting under the glass, but that would require me to write and ask for it. I don’t see that happening any time soon!

  8. mujertropical says:

    What a lovely work of art! You are very talented and kind to share your creation with us. I’m sure Richard would be impressed. Here’s to many more years of blogging for you. Congratulations!

  9. Esther says:

    Wow, that looks incredible!

  10. Wow! It looks gorgeous! You’ve done a wonderful job! It is a masterwork!

  11. phylly3 says:

    Wow! Bravo to you for finishing in time for your RA anniversary! Congratulations on both accomplishments!

  12. april73 says:

    Congratulations, it’s beautiful. 🙂

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