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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? An assortment of quilting fabrics, some organza, trim, polyester/cotton, thread, batting, fairly heavy iron-on stabilizer

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What are you most proud of? EVERYTHING! In spite of all the technical problems with the finished art quilt, I'm more than a little pleased with the finished product - my first art quilt. I learned an amazing amount about how to do this kind of work. I'm already reviewing photos for a subject for my second art quilt.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go find a quilt artist to learn along with! Forget books and videos. Even looking at well done art quilts (and I'd seen Laurie's in an art gallery last fall - they were breathtaking) don't help with figuring out how to do this kind of intricate landscape quilting art. This is an art form that requires lots of technical know-how. Laurie was most generous with each of us in the group, sharing her craft freely, helping us solve the unique problems each of our projects presented.

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Very nice. Working with photos (especially ones that mean something to you) is the best. I really need to carve our more time for this type of quilting. Great work especially for a 1st.

09/30/2013 Flag

I love this art quilt. You are very talented and have a good eye for selecting the fabrics to include in the quilt.

10/01/2013 Flag

very nice and so realistic. Wish I could get a closer look.

10/01/2013 Flag