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Barjello quilt in a show in 2007

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Many, many fabrics went into this one. It was again a project with my son, Martin, in 2007. He made all the panels on a Singer 1909 Treadle machine and I sewed up the strips. I backed it with black fabric.

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to make it with my son Martin when he lived with us for a while during 2007. He is a very talented wood worker, jeweler, quilter and air-brush artist. He took to quilting like a duck to water.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Buy a Barjello book. That's it. Have a lot of patience and be sure to get the pieces in line so that you get the cascading effect. It is way cool!

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This is an ambition of mine to make a barjello quilt King size, as yet I have mastered this technic to make cot sized .Congratulations I hope you enjoy using your quilt .Today I joined Craftsy today and I have a friend we are both self taught quilters and usually get together once a week. Today we have decided we are going to do the once a month block to learn new technics. Books are very good but being shown is much better. Happy new year Sue

01/03/2012 Flag