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Autumn 1896 (Alphonse Mucha)


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SPRING                 SUMMER             WINTER

I got licensed to work with some of Alphonse Mucha's artwork and it has slowly eaten away my soul. :v How the man painted these huge (life size) women, and SO MANY OF THEM, it's beyond me. I thought I respected the dude before but now that I'm so hands-on with just a few of the pieces I'm absolutely floored. The work involved... aaaaaa.

I included a photo of my bobbins so that you can see that the colors aren't anywhere near as washed out as my program makes them out to be. All colors are DMC cotton - there's no metallics, beads, or other embellishments. There's a bit over one hundred and twenty-six feet of backstitching throughout this two foot tall pattern. The background is done in half-stitching for a smooth, soft look, and our Lady Autumn and the foreground are done in full-stitches. 222 x 429 stitches.

All in all, it took me 48 solid hours of pattern drawing, color placing, and symbol formatting, with another 2 hours to compile all that information into a readable PDF. LOL That's 50 hours of work, holy moley!

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Do you like cross-stitch?! Do you like patterns?! Check out the other goodies in my gallery:

Candycane Queen XstitchPattern (littlepaperforest) by pinkythepink Red Dressed Girl Xstitch Pattern (MaxyVert) by pinkythepink Maelstrom Blackwork Pattern (Pseudaesthesia) by pinkythepink
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BeakTVArt's avatar
Wonderful design. The colour scheme is incredible. Great work :)
pinkythepink's avatar
Thank you! :love: These colors were sooooo difficult to land on
BeakTVArt's avatar
You're welcome, I thought it might've been difficult but still amazing :)
Hand-Sam-Art's avatar
Wonderful, as always!
PanMarlon's avatar
This is amazing
HelevornArt's avatar
This looks absolutely fabulous! Seems like a ton of work, but the outcome is worth it :heart:
pinkythepink's avatar
:love: Thank you much! Yeah... tons and tons of work. :D 50 hours doesn't seem like a lot compared to some of my other projects but this is definitely 50 hours of WORK not 292 hours of relaxation, hahaha.
piethein21's avatar
cool :D also very interesting to see some of the work in progress :D
pinkythepink's avatar
Thanks very much :D
piethein21's avatar
you are welcome :)
euclidstriangle's avatar
That is super cool. I hope the family loves the interpretation! 
pinkythepink's avatar
Thank you, I do too! :love:
TheNimbusCloud's avatar
My, this looks amazing! Good job! :D 
pinkythepink's avatar
:love: Thank you kindly!
bluewingfairy's avatar
You're very welcome!!❤️😊, how are you?.
pinkythepink's avatar
I'm doing great. :la: How about yourself?
bluewingfairy's avatar
I'm doing good:)Thank youLoveHug
StargazeAndSundance's avatar
Wow, I simply cannot express how impressed I am by your work. I mean, Mucha is not an easy topic for any kind of derived work, but you make it a form of art by yourself. One question though: Do you actually stitch the pictures after your work is done?
pinkythepink's avatar
Thank you for your compliments. :love: I really appreciate it. I sincerely want to stitch these myself; these four seasons from Mucha (Winter on the way), allllllll the princesses I've done with Hannah-Alexander, and the few oddball pieces I've done like the Candycane Queen or Maelstrom. I just haven't had the time to do it between regular work hours and making the patterns themselves, and all the other things I like to do like stitch other patterns by my favorite designers >_> or play video games or read, ahaha... finding the time to do all this is stretching me really thin. For the past year I've been in limbo with it, but I think I'm finally finding a good balance. :)
BellaGBear's avatar
Congratulations on finshing the pattern! I can't wait for someone to stitch it :D :excited:
pinkythepink's avatar
Thank you!! :la: I KNOWWWWWW I need a small army of stitchers haha
BellaGBear's avatar
yes :laughing: If you got any more dragons I volunteer. (and can't wait to start the shards of fire one :D)
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