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My Mother's Birds Quilt

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Just before quilting

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Whimsical
hobielady on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 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. Thanks for giving this wonderful class.

hobielady on craftsy.com

This is gorgeous! Very unique! I love the birds!

06/16/2014 Flag

Just beautiful! Your mom would have loved this

06/22/2014 Flag

I love this quilt more every time I see it. I guess that is the way we should always feel about our work.

06/27/2014 Flag

Beautiful

09/04/2014 Flag

Just gorgeous! I love birds so I really am impressed with this quilt.

09/27/2014 Flag

I am always happy to know other people love my quilt. We sleep under it every night! It is a pleasure to see it every day. Thanks so much for your comments.

10/03/2014 Flag