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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

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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 I can e-mail you the pattern if you'd like .

11/27/2012 Flag

Hello Betty! As usual, beautiful work!

01/20/2015 Flag