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Hoffman St Gang

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual
LeilaniB on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% cotton

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What are you most proud of? I can see their smiling faces even after all these years.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Definitely start on something that doesn't have so many legs!!!!

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Very cute. I got a chuckle on your comment about not starting on a project with so many legs. What about faces? Incredibly nice work on the faces and expressions.

11/28/2011 Flag

Beautiful.

12/03/2011 Flag

Where do you find skin toned fabrics? I'm just learning to make portrait quilts and I'm having trouble finding the fabric colors for skin. Do use color pencils, paint or some other medium to add shading?

01/22/2012 Flag

I had some hand dyed fabrics from a friend. Some are very fine prints. I like to find mottled fabrics, marble dyed etc. For the faces, as I have on all my projects, I hand sketch in coloured pencil.

01/22/2012 Flag

I use marbled fabric for the skin tones. As for the faces they are all drawn with coloured pencil.

05/14/2012 Flag