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Crazy Quilt Pendant

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Category Jewelry
Type Pendant, Accessory
Style Whimsical, Funky, Traditional, Classic
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? This is crazy quilt patterning on a small scale. This oval pendant is about three inches long by one and one-half inches. I used several fabrics, various stitches for emphasis, then a number of charms to decorate. The five dangling hearts complete the pendant.

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What are you most proud of? I like the way the parts came together. Learning to work on such a small scale, and to use ribbon,and beads in a pleasing design was great fun. I also placed a couple old buttons and a very small starfish that I had kept in a box for years.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be aware of scale. It takes very few stitches to fill the line between fabrics or few beads to make a flower. The items to place on the pendant must be small or parts of items. The challenge is putting then all together.

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Very pretty - and your colors are beautiful and so well balanced!

08/26/2012 Flag

Different....I LIKE IT!

09/26/2012 Flag