Punk Projects Challenge: Week 5, animals

I Love Cats primitive free cross stitch sampler

If you spent some time here on my blog, you definitely know my favourite animal. Yes, I love cats. And that is exactly the line that I put on the cross stitch sampler pattern that is going to become my second project for the Punk Projects Craft Challenge.

The pattern (as most of my cross stitch patterns here) is absolutely free. Scroll down to download full pattern in printable PDF format.

I Love Cats primitive cross stitch sampler
Pattern size: 66 x 100 stitches

I Love Cats primitive cross stitch sampler

Laters, baby – 50 Shades of Grey free pattern

Laters, baby - 50 Shades of Grey free cross stitch pattern

I’ve read 50 Shades of Grey recently. Who didn’t? Well, if fairy tales could be PG rated, this would be it. It is Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast combined in one story, generously flavoured up with lots of sex. But there is one thing that I found most fairytale-ish of it all. It’s not the under-thirty billionaire (well, hello there, mr. Zuckerberg, I’m using you as an age example only) and not the 22-year-old I-know-nothing-about-sex virgin – that’s quite plausible. Neither is it the amazing transformation from virgin to sex-diva in a couple of days – well, given that mr. Grey prefers women that can not move, there is no way of telling if Ana really became that good.

The least plausible of all is the idea

An eye for an eye – Gandhi quote cross stitch pattern

An eye for an eye - Gandhi quote cross stitch pattern

Today’s free pattern is an inspiring quote by Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi,

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

The design is complete with a pair of eyes and Gandhi’s signature.

An eye for an eye - Gandhi quote cross stitch patternСегодняшняя схема для вышивки – это практически готовый плакат с цитатой из индийского лидера Махатмы Ганди: “Принцип «око за око» сделает весь мир слепым”. Цитата на схеме приведена на английском и дополнена настоящей подписью Ганди и изображением двух глаз.

Вы можете вышивать эту картинку в предложенных цветах: то есть, в синем, белом и черном, или выбрать другие на свой вкус. В схеме используется всего четыре цвета, так что заменить их будет совсем несложно. Красивым решением также может стать смена фона на более контрастный.

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