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Crazy Quilt Wall Decor

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2nd Crazy quilt board

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Embroidery
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Whimsical
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What was your source for this embroidery project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo My own creation, but I have instructions on my blog

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What materials did you use? Silk Ribbon Embroidery , Stumpwork, Buttons,scrap fabric, beads, lace

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What are you most proud of? That each of my children will have a work of mine to remeber me and our time together

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make a theme that is important to you. Ex; Garden, beach, mountains, sewing...anything really.

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Thank you. I hope to add more items this fall. We are in the middle of selling our home and everything is packed. We will be moved in September and I can begin again. I am suffering from withdrawal, not being able to create.

08/07/2012 Flag

This is so gorgeous! I like how you've used both colors and textures!

05/20/2013 Flag

Wow, some beautiful work. How long did it take you to complete? Were the children involved in deciding where things were to be placed?

10/25/2013 Flag

Thanks for your kindness. Each block took about a month to complete. I chose a wall hanging for my children, a quilt seemed too much for storing and displaying. My children did not decide where items were placed. What I did was include a dragonfly in each piece, our monogram of "C", buttons from Scotland we found in a thrift store-things that mean something to us. Each child chose the piece they wanted-all the pieces had connections to memories our family created.

11/02/2013 Flag

Beautiful!

11/03/2013 Flag

Thank you!

01/26/2014 Flag