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Amish Dahlia Doll Quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical, Traditional
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Amish Dahlia

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What materials did you use? This little quilt was made with 100% cotton fabrics with fusible batting inside.

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What are you most proud of? The thing I am most proud of it that I usually do not like pink. I think this turned out well inspite of that. As a matter of fact I considered making another one and keeping this one for myself.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just have fun with it. I didn't piece the center square under the dahlia like the pattern said to do. I just cut a 6 1/2" square instead to applique the dahlia onto. It went together faster that way. I used green fabric with a leaf design for the star part behind the dahlia. I thought it would look like leaves that way. I used bias seam binding for the vine. I also tacked the tips of the flower petals down. I did a simple machine quilting "stitch in the ditch" around the green star part.

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Soooo pretty!

06/02/2012 Flag

Thanks beeboop71, I am usually not fond of pink..but once I got this one done I almost didn't send it out. It was for a swap on an online group I belong to.

06/11/2012 Flag