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My Mother's Birds Quilt

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Camera NIKON COOLPIX P5100
Exposure Time 1/30
F-Stop 2.7
ISO 64

Front of Queen Size

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Whimsical
hobielady on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? I used lots of fabrics that I dyed myself. Some of the birds are fancy cut. The applique patterns were from a "Lunch Box" quilt pattern. The way I used them was completely my own. This is all cotton.The birds are the front and the other side is the back. I started this quilt two years ago when my mom was on Hospice. She was an avid birder...so it is in memory of her that I made it. I also must tell you I learned to quilt from Craftsy and my quilting friends. This is my first quilt. I did not even know how to square up a block. A wonderful long arm quilter did the fancy quilting. I make most of my clothes, but never a quilt.

hobielady on craftsy.com

This s absolutely Beautiful and what an awesome tribute to your Mom""

06/14/2014 Flag