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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Classic
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo kimono pattern in paper piecing

coolquiltlady on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton fabric for the quilt and paint for the Kanji (Japanese writing) with the English meanings embroidered under each one

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What are you most proud of? Aside from my granddaughter.... the Mariner's star

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? use oriental inspired fabrics for the kimonos. I love paper piecing because it is so precise. I often enlarge patterns from my extensive quilting library. They are striking in the center of a quilt.

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Your quilt is just beautiful. Where did you get the pattern for the mariners star . My son want me to make him a quilt with the star.

11/27/2012 Flag

Thanks so much. It was a 4" block from one of my million (almost) books I enlarged it to the size I wanted and then paper pieced it. I am coolquiltlady@aol.com I can e-mail you the pattern if you'd like .

11/27/2012 Flag