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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
BabsK on

What materials did you use? Cotton and polyester fabrics, batting, polyester threads, monophilament thread, steam-a-seam lite2, tracing paper, pen, marking pen, scissors, a photo for inspiration and to refer to, Photoshop or likewise for seperating the colors on the photo.

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What are you most proud of? That I quilted it and that was when I didn't know anyting about quilting and quiltmotifs. I looked a lot at Leah Day's website for inspirations. I didn't know how to attache the binding, so I refered to a little handbook. I didn't come out well, so one year later, when I had learned more, I remade the binding.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Get a good instructor to guid you!

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09/19/2012 Flag

BabsK, this has to be one of the best that I have ever seen. Beautiful, your craftsmanship, colors & fabrics. You also have a beautiful Mum. Thank you so much for sharing.

09/20/2012 Flag

Thank you for your lovely words. It was really hard to make, but if you take one step at a time you can really finish difficult projects.

09/20/2012 Flag

Very good work!

09/20/2012 Flag

Beautiful!!! How many hours is in this quilt?!? Absolutly stunning!!!

09/20/2012 Flag

Hours, I don't know, but from start to finished it took 4 months. And the remaking om the binding one year later of course. I have a lot of things going on in my life, so I can't quilt all the time. :)

10/11/2012 Flag

this is fabulous....impressive!!!!

01/07/2013 Flag