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Bouquet of Flowers

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Bouquet of Flowers Completed

Created in this Craftsy Course

Thread Art taught by Lola Jenkins

Color and texture dominate this art quilting class. Learn stitches and shading to make colors and patterns pop in your collage or portrait quilts.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? Cotton, backing, black thread as per Thread Art class instructions, fusible interfacing

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What are you most proud of? I am proud of just getting through it - it's a bit of a change from traditional quilting and I loved making it! I now have something different to hang in the corner of our bedroom overlooking our garden that is not traditional. I also am happy that I didn't bind it - I wanted it to have a bit of a rough edge look so I just zig zagged around the curved border.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I loved Lola's teaching style - nothing is a mistake - get into the groove and try not to get distracted when doing the hatching. Experiment with your style - I found I got best result with the Tsukineko Fantastix pointed and round blenders. I also used very little Setacolor paint on a few areas. Finally, I also just recently discovered the Supreme Glider for free motion quilting and I can't free motion quilt without it now. WHAT a difference it makes - the material just glides and the threads in the back are perfect.

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Quite lovely and creative.

09/18/2012 Flag

Thank you Susan - I have it hanging on my wall now!

09/18/2012 Flag

Quite lovely.... I love the colors!! Tons of detail Wow!

09/19/2012 Flag

Thank you for your compliment. It was so much fun to do!

09/19/2012 Flag

I like it, I really like it

12/28/2012 Flag

thank you - so much appreciated

12/28/2012 Flag

Thank googness ,someone else working outside the box.People are stuck in the traditional way of quilting, and make not so nice comments on those of us that do follow our intuitions and create not follow the same boring patterns over and over again!!!!! Kudos

02/07/2014 Flag

Darling,

07/01/2014 Flag