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Project Workbook: May 2019 Odds and Ends



May's odds and ends.  Lots of little things that got worked on this month.  Things that aren't going to be around long enough to warrant their own monster video series, basically.



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2019 MadXStitchalong

The 2019 MadXStitchalong is scheduled to take two months this year.  Why?  Because it's a bit bigger than the ones in the past, for one, and a two-month schedule should hopefully make it easier for everyone to keep up.  It's also a drawn design this year, meaning that although the design is bigger, it's going to be much simpler to stitch and count, with a lower threshold for detail.

The 2019 SAL will run from September 1st through Halloween.  Also changing this year is the way you will be receiving your patterns.  Rather than having to remember to keep checking back at a certain page, there is a form below for you to sign up.  Every week, starting Sunday, September 1st, you will receive all your files over email.  The SAL will be structured at one page per week, except for the final week, which will be two pages. 

Like every year, the design is a mystery.  But you do get to know some specifics.

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Group Project: Bosch Quilt

This is the Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch.  It is my favourite painting in history, because look at it.  It's insane.  Painted some time around 1500, the Garden of Earthly Delights is a triptych depicting Heaven (or Eden), Earth (or mortal sin), and Hell (or the Last Judgement), depending on one's interpretation of the panels.

Honestly, I just love it because look at it.  Is that a man playing a flute with his ass?  This is some demented Dutch Where's Waldo.

Why am I telling you about this delightfully horrifying tribute to humanity?  Because this is our next group project.  We, as a collective, will be stitching this thing.  I've wanted to stitch this for a long time, but haven't been able to because in order to preserve all the absurd detail, it needs to be huge.  Like, 500 stitches huge.  I kind of wanted to make it bigger, but it's already going to be almost 200 pattern pages as it is.

Do you want to participate?  Awesome!  Here's what…

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