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Michael's Solar System Quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
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What materials did you use? Cotton, cotton batting, embroidery thread.

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What are you most proud of? Michael, my grandson helped find the "facts" for this quilt. We both learned a great deal about our solar system. I even tried to keep the embroidery texture to mimic the planet's surface. On the 12 constellations I was able to show the brightness differences of the stars.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's amazing how much information there is on the internet. Kids love looking up facts and because it's on the internet, they don't feel it's like homework.

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I loved that both you and your grandson worked together on this quilt. It's fabulous!!

09/26/2011 Flag

Very impressive.

10/03/2011 Flag