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Falling Snowflakes

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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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What a wonderful idea. I left snowflakes behind ten years ago when I moved here but haven't forgotten just how beautiful they are. You've captured that beauty in a very special way.

10/30/2012 Flag

Leaving snowflakes behind sounds like a dream!! WInter in just starting. Thanks for the comment.

10/30/2012 Flag

Such a great way of using up all those doilies our grandparents left behind. Your quilting is stunning!

10/31/2012 Flag

not only are you a great quilter, you are a great photographer as well. Love the close ups!

11/18/2012 Flag

What a great way to use doilies; just BEAUTIFUL!

01/07/2013 Flag

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

Thanks! First I attached the doilies with a bit of glue and then I stitched the doilies with a little zig-zag after all the layers for the quilt were pinned. I show details on my blog - http://joanne-threadhead.blogspot.ca/2012/10/design-it-quilt-it-online-class.html

04/13/2013 Flag