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Laid-off worker embroiders famous painting with 2.33m stitches

(People's Daily Online)

08:48, June 21, 2012

Photo shows part of the finished work of "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival". (Xinhua / Sunshubao)

Edited and translated by Xue Meng, People's Daily Online

A laid-off female worker Wang Zhaoxiang from Weifang, Shandong province embroidered a giant cross-stitch work of the famous "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival" picture. The work is 6 meters long, 0.7 meters wide and was embroidered with 2.33 million stitches. It took Wang Zhaoxiang three years and two months to finish.

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