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Falling Snowflakes

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Design It, Quilt It: Free-Form Techniques taught by Cindy Needham

Pull out those unfinished objects! Cindy Needham will inspire you with stitching techniques to put gorgeous finishing touches on your work of art.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What materials did you use? Polished cotton, lace doilies, wool and cotton batting, polyester, cotton and metallic thread, #11 seed beads. The piece is 8.5" x 25.5", and the doilies are all between 4" - 6".

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What are you most proud of? How all the elements came together and compliment each other.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun with all the different background fillers!

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This is beautiful. My mom makes a lot of doilies and this would be a grat way to create a project together. How did you attach the doilies to the top? Just through quilting?

04/02/2013 Flag


12/14/2014 Flag

nicely done!

12/15/2014 Flag

I'm looking at the close-ups, but can't tell - how did you affix the crochet to the fabric? Is each point stitched down? Was it by machine or hand? Beautiful work!

12/19/2014 Flag

Thanks! I attached the doilies with small dots of Glue Baste and then stitched them down by machine with a very tiny zig-zag and 100Wt thread. I blogged about it in depth here -

12/26/2014 Flag

Is there a pattern for this?

12/22/2014 Flag

No, there is no pattern. I just attached some small, old doilies to a piece of fabric, and divided up the background for quilting - just like the class.

12/26/2014 Flag