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Four Feathered Friends

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2nd Place in Quilt Challege

Created in this Craftsy Course

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 Traditional, Classic, Funky
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What materials did you use? Kona cotton, 40 wt trilobal polyester embroidery thread, Bottom line 60wt black by Superior thread for bobbin, decor bond

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What are you most proud of? I am glad that I decided to participate in the challenge. It encouraged me to create a design and use techniques I have learned in several Craftsy classes in one project. I used decor bond as a quilting stabilizer for the first time. I also designed and created my first "feather spine" paper template. Creating the spine in template form helped to insure the dimensions and look of feathers would be uniform.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it!

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Hi Claudia! Thanks so much, Dena

02/16/2014 Flag

Awesome!

03/25/2014 Flag

Thanks :-)

04/01/2014 Flag

Just came across this project. I am still kind of learning my way around Craftsy even though I have belonged for a while. I limp along with the computer. These feathers are absolutely beautiful, you deserved a ribbon for them. I think I need to start doing instead of watching. I know the more you do the better you get. I just made a signature quilt for my sister and brother in laws 60th Wedding Anni. I did lots of feathers which I was quite pleased with. It really makes you feel good to accomplish things you are pleased with. Can you tell I love feathers. Diane

04/27/2014 Flag

Yes, I know what you mean. Lately, I have been watching more than doing the class projects because I have such a long list of projects to complete. I try to incorporate techniques learned in class for those projects. This was one of them. I used techniques learned in two Craftsy class for this feathered wall hanging. Yes, I love feathers too!

04/27/2014 Flag

P.S Didn't you just love Cindys class? I did.

04/27/2014 Flag

Yes, Yes, and Yes. She is a gifted quilter and teacher.

04/27/2014 Flag

Amazing! truly inspiring work!

07/11/2014 Flag

Hi Elisa!, Thank you :-)

07/12/2014 Flag