Hello! Today's post is going to focus on a pattern making project that I've spent a lot of time on this weekend, and, as such, it will not have any stuff about my own stitching at the end, like I usually write. I'm not sure that really matters, but I wanted to say that up front, since it seemed like the thing to do. What this post will have, however, is one cross stitch sprite pattern for each and every one of the tributes featured in the Hunger Games, using the movie as a template for how they ought to look. I got to see the movie yesterday, and thought it would be cool to do a set of patterns like this, but was a little worried that image references would be difficult to find. Once I got home and turned on a computer, though, I found that the Hunger Games Wiki was a wildly useful resource for such a project, making all of this nonsense very possible!
Before I actually post the cross stitch patterns, 24 sprite patterns in 12 image files, there are a few things that I'd like to say about them. First of all, in order to break up some of the monotony of working on these, I used the outfits from the part where they were being interviewed in the Capitol wherever it was possible. If I couldn't find a good reference photo for that, I just made the character's sprite in the outfits that everyone had to wear when they were doing all of the training stuff for the arena. This means that these patterns are full of grey outfits but sprinkled with poofy prom dress types of outfits, so if you'd like to stitch all of these, that should make it a little more interesting. Since most of the named characters got interview outfits, that helps to distinguish them at a glance, too. The other thing I'd like to make note of is that every pattern is labeled with the district number rather than the character names, though those'll be listed in this post where names actually exist. With all that being said, I guess that I'll get on with actually posting the patterns!
I think that I'm done blogging for now, since it's 12:30 at night and I've been staring at these charts for way too long, but I hope that any Hunger Games fans reading this post like these patterns! It was a lot of fun to make them, and I did my best to make the characters look like themselves on top of an effort to make all of them easy to cross stitch, perler bead, or use for any craft you might want to do. For my own part, I want to make at least a few of these for myself, but if any of you out there decide to stitch any of them, I'd love to see how they turn out!
I plan to be back here with a more normal post soon, but until then, have a good week and good luck with all of your crafts!