Hello Sweetie Gallifreyan Pattern -- Needlepoint, Embroidery

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Who doesn't want a Doctor Who phrase in their crafting work? And how better to achieve true nerdiness than by having that phrase in Gallifreyan circular writing? Not only can you say "Hello Sweetie" every single time someone sees this, but it's been encoded to an inside joke of Whovian proportions.

This is a very simple pattern intended as a transfer for needlepoint work, being mainly the transliterated image and a quick set of pointers for not-mucking-it-up. Working with the materials I have on hand, I sized the lines for 14-count mesh (14 stitches per inch). This pattern *does not* include color choices and patterning, just the outline structure of the words. So that gradated background you see in my final piece is just a spontaneous eruption from the spare thread I had to hand, not a part of the provided pattern!

It can also be used as a pin-on pattern for embroidery (where you pin the printout onto an item and then embroider through it and the underlying cloth, later pulling out the now-tattered paper and leaving just the finished item).

Quick disclaimer: The idea of Gallifreyan was derived from the BBC copyrighted TV series Doctor Who by fans of said series. Gallifreyan writing is not copyrighted in itself, being variously considered a creative commons concept. I do claim copyright of the digital materials you are purchasing and downloading here, but not of any work you may integrate it into. Therefore, feel free to sell your own finished products, but do not re-sell this pattern.



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