Embroidered Calvin and Hobbes Illustration

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Embroidered Calvin and Hobbes Illustration


After starting this incredible embroidered Calvin and Hobbes Illustration for her son’s 7th birthday, Laura Hartrich persevered with rendering every excruciating detail of it and finally finished it for his 8th birthday!

It measures about 12”x14”. It is absolutely the most dense and detailed embroidery piece I have made to date. For the first time ever, I kept a loose tally of the hours I was working on this piece, just out of curiosity. By the end I was up to 95 hours. It was an intense project. I am so happy to have it done and hanging up.



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0 thoughts on “Embroidered Calvin and Hobbes Illustration

  1. Laura Hartrich says:

    Thanks for posting my work, Andrew. This made my Saturday. :)

    1. Ozymandias says:

      hi… your work is in the most viral section of reddit and imgur right now. this work is famous and people really loved it. here is the links



  2. Sandy Todd says:

    Whoa Laura! That stitching is absolutely awesome! I have been hand embroidering since I was a pre-schooler (I’m 66 now) and have yet to spend that much time on any one project. You’re amazing! Sandy in So. Cali

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