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Pokemon Cross Stitch Tutorial

By ladygekko
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I was asked a few times how I did these. So I thought I would show everyone.

This is just the way I do it. I'm sure there are better ways.

If you don't understand my cross-stitching instructions, I'm sure there are a million websites that explain it better than me. I'm just a geek who likes cute little things to put on purses and shit. Muahaha.
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TheVulgarGamer's avatar exactly do you make the grid? That's where I'm lost. I understand everything else perfectly, it's just the actual making of the grid. :/
Hartgirl906's avatar
This is awesome.
dracostarhome's avatar
so... how would you recomend keeping the white background from absorbing any of the oils/dirton your hand. I crossed stitched maybe... twice prior... back in high school. And I remember that was a problem I had. X.<
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Akysi's avatar
I should totally try this! Thanks for the tutorial! :D :+fav:
OokamiHybrid's avatar
This is awesome! I tend to do things the difficult way and never even thought of using a grid. So I end up struggling, trying to make sure all my stitches are where they're supposed to be. I'll be using this idea for my towel project, thanks much.
iheartcutestuffs's avatar
Very well made tutorial! Thanks!!! :D
glancesherlock's avatar
Sorry, I forgot to ask. What program are you using to make the grid and combine it with the sprite? Will Paint.Net do the same thing?
glancesherlock's avatar
Thank you so much for this! I've only been able to do PokeBalls because they were so simple, but now I can expand it! :D
project0130's avatar
i always wanted to learn how to cross stitch, and since i love pokemon so much this is my initiative :D
radtastical's avatar
this is awesome! thank you for the tutorial!
ChiJadey's avatar
I do something similar for my cross-stitch work. I mainly do 8-bit characters, so I just blow them up in MS paint, chart out the pixels, and match the thread to the colors as closely as possible. If I am doing it on fabric, I use waste cloth, otherwise I use Aida.
leodragon42's avatar
Congrats! Your tutorial has been featured here :)
Leonic0922's avatar
This will be extremely useful - I plan on cross stitching all the Pokemon once I've finished with my current project
KittiofDOOM's avatar
*has a sudden urge to cross stich now*
maliciousinnocence's avatar
This is genius! <3
I never thought of cross-stitching pokemon this way XD

Thanks for sharing~!
Very nice! Pardon me for asking, but what program did you use for the grids? And when you said '14x14' grids, do you mean 14x14 pixels? Or *if* you don't mind, is it OK for you to make a gridded Shuppet for me? I'm sorry for the buttload of questions.
DavisJes's avatar
This is good but you did not mention how you knew what color thread numbers you needed.
solbroth's avatar
sorry... need to fave :P
Amekoryuu's avatar
this is so cool! =D thanks for posting how to do thus <3
i am absolutley obsessed with pokemon, and when i saw your tutorial i pretty much flipped out. but im a little lost, what program did you use to make the grid??
ChiJadey's avatar
You could use any program. I'm poor and just use MS paint to do this :)
BeautyWillSaveUs's avatar
I have a question that I can't find the answer to anywhere online. How do you get the graphic to go on top of the graph? Do you have to use a program like Photoshop?
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