Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Three New Unconnected Sprite Patterns, Because I Haven't Done That For Quite a While

Hello! Today, I'm done with my summer grad student work, so I'm free to do some really superficial crafty stuff! That means that, today, I've got three totally unrelated sprite patterns to post! I'm working on three sets of sprite patterns lately- Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, by request, Kingdom Hearts, by ninety requests, and Rival Schools/Project Justice, because I want to- so I'm cleaning some of the random stuff off of my desktop before I get too far with any of them. That means that for today, I have a character from an FX hour long drama, one from a really bad 80s anime, and a character from a Disney movie that came out a couple of years ago. There's nothing really out of the ordinary here. 
Today's first sprite pattern is of Molly, from the TV show Fargo, because I like that show and wanted to make some cross stitch patterns from it. I've made Gus, too, and will be posting him in the near future. I think that, of the three patterns I've got for today, Molly might be the most difficult to stitch, since she requires a lot of different types of brown embroidery floss for her hair and police uniform. There's nothing that should make this more complicated than normal, though, so if you want to stitch her, it should go pretty well!
Today's next pattern is of Princess Rasa from an anime called (at least in America) Planet Busters. I watched in on VHS in my campus apartment last fall, which may have been a mistake. If I understood things correctly, this is the main character, but it was a really boring movie where people kept having wacky chases and having the same dub voices as characters from Robotech, until an unexpectedly existential ending, so I actually spent most of the movie making this pattern. There was a guy who I think was her brother and also could have been the main character, so don't hold me to this information. Though I wasn't a big fan of Planet Busters at all, I was impressed by how 80s-anime-giant-headed Princess Rasa looked, so I wanted to see if I could get a sprite pattern to have that look, too. I actually think I succeeded! I'm definitely going to make this, even if no one else ever does, but if you do decide to stitch her, this is a very easy pattern with basic, easy to find colors. Since she's from a pretty obscure movie, it is possible that no one will ever notice if she is stitched in completely the wrong colors of floss.
The last pattern for today is of Vanellope from Wreck-It-Ralph, who I'm sure is going to be the least often stitched of any of the patterns posted today. I made this pattern because she's the only perky girl in a Disney movie that I have heard threaten to behead people, and that is worth a lot as far as this blog goes. Luckily,the pattern seems to have come out really well! There's a lot of colors that are only used for one stitch in this pattern, but they're bright and basic, so you should be able to use scraps of floss from other projects for the candy in her hair. Other than that, there's nothing really strange about this pattern.

For today, I'm done, but I have piles more sprite patterns to post, a few more big patterns, and some finished projects to show off, too. I should be back with some of that very soon, but until then, have a nice day and good luck with your own crafting stuff!

8 comments:

  1. Could you make a Laughing Man logo pattern for me? Thank You :)

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    1. YES.

      You can probably expect this over the weekend-- do you have any size needs or requirements? It'll be quite a bit bigger if you want the text around the edges, even if you are okay with backstitching and quarter stitches.

      I've thought about trying to do a Tachikoma before, but this would be so cool! I'll do my best to make a good chart of this.

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  2. Thank You very much for doing this.

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  3. Thank You for agreeing to do the Laughing Man logo pattern. I'm pretty new to cross stitching. I have done three of your Final Fantasy patterns. I would like the text around the edges. I'm not sure about the size, I guess as long as it's not bigger than my head (which can get pretty BIG at times.) Thank You for your artist talent!!!!! Have A Great Day!!!!

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  4. I meant "artistic"

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    1. Ah, it's no problem! I didn't even catch that the first time. I might do a bigger version and a smaller one and post them both, but it still might be a couple of days. I am getting slightly overwhelmed by someone who won't stop making requests (they're not any of this blog's commenters) and it kind of has me frozen up as to making any patterns at the moment, including theirs. I apologize for the wait.

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  5. Whenever you have the time, it's no big deal. Remember to stop and smell the roses or whatever flowers you like!!!! HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!! :)

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