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Huge Mistake cross stitch, completed in 3.5x5" oval wood hoop

---The Story---

This cross stitch is inspired by TV and by all the huge mistakes I've made and laughed at. A banana and chicken motif borders the words "I've made a huge mistake" -- a phrase that can make practically any mistake at least 43% funnier. It's been stitched in a modern sampler style, making for a beautifully subtle homage to human error.

This smaller oval is a more subtle way to show your humanity than the full-on "Gob Bless You" (also in my shop, see The Links below), stitched in dark brown and yellow, complimenting the oatmeal Aida cloth's neutral tones and a natural wood oval hoop. (Also pictured are "Gob Bless You" and the parody "Gob Bless This House", each available in separate listings in my shop.)

There are other 3x5 hooped options also shown here with the "huge mistake," stitched in similar styles with different sayings; find the others in the shop!

---The Deets---

The piece is stitched on oatmeal Aida cloth and backed by loose felt to protect the needlework in the back. The felt clings to the back of the needlework to protect it -- however, I do not glue the felt to the frame unless you request it. This allows for much easier cleaning and re-stretching in case of any kind of huge mistake.

*CUSTOMIZE: If you would like to stitch this piece yourself, the pattern is available as part of a set of "Gob bless" patterns -- if you'd like a kit for this or another 3x5 hoop, the listing is up in the Cross Stitch Kits section of the shop: see "The Links" below.

I take all kind of special orders, and if you would like this stitched on a different color Aida, or in a round hoop or square frame, etc., convo me or make a note in the purchase order when you buy.

Other ideas for awesome cross stitches? Convo me!

*SHIP: This stitch will ship within a week (usually sooner) via USPS first class with delivery confirmation or international first class.

*GIFT WRAP: Let me know if you're giving this as a gift, and I'll wrap it up in plain paper and include a small stitched card for you "to" and "from." Or let me know if it's going directly to the recipient, and I'll write your message onto the card before mailing. Be sure to specify the correct address in the "Ship To" field at checkout!

---The Links---

This is the simple motif from the complete "Gob Bless You" cross stitch found here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/92631025/gob-bless-you-ive-made-a-huge-mistake

For "Gob Bless This House," see here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/113667348/gob-bless-this-house-funny-cross-stitch

Want to stitch it yourself? Check out the whole set of Gob Bless You/Your House patterns (which you can now download instantly) here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/108788913/cross-stitch-pattern-set-samplers-gob

Or with a set of 7 other 3x5 patterns designed in a similar style: https://www.etsy.com/listing/152221200/8-cross-stitch-patterns-band-sampler-of

If you'd like a kit, it's here -- select "Huge Mistake" or whichever one you'd like when you order it -- https://www.etsy.com/listing/123676097/cross-stitch-kit-huge-mistake-beginner

Other inspired cross stitching in the "That's How I Was Raised" section of my shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/aliciawatkins?section_id=10820106

My shop is here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/aliciawatkins

---The Legal Stuff---

My designs are copyright me (this one is Alicia Watkins 2012), so again, please don't copy 'em! The pattern is available in a set with other mistake patterns; see The Links above!

Huge Mistake cross stitch -- inspired funny, simple cross stitch, minimalist with banana and chicken motif

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: DMC, thread, wooden hoop, frame, wood hoop, natural wood hoop, 3x5 frame, 3x5 hoop, embroidery thread, needle, aida cloth, oatmeal aida cloth
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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