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Nirvana Wall Hanging

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For Lisa, my Buddhist friend

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Pictures to Pixel Quilts taught by Caro Sheridan

View a beloved, historic art form through a modern lens. Quilter and photographer Caro Sheridan turns eye-popping digital photos into conceptual works of pieced-together art.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Ethnic, Funky
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What materials did you use? Cotton quilting fabric for top, muslin for backing, polyester batting, and coordinating threads

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What are you most proud of? I really like how the Buddha head turned out! I took a picture, and blew it up to be about 22 X 25 inches - then printed it on thin paper, and used 505 spray baste to attach it to the quilt sandwich, then FMQ'd away, following the lines [sort of]. I also like the color combination - orange for the robes the monks wear, and Buddha is usually painted gold, so the color scheme was a no brainer to me.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just have fun and go with the flow. I'm learning to not stress so much over the tiny imperfections that aren't even noticeable once all is said and done, so that's what I say to you, don't stress, don't worry, be happy, and smile, like Buddha. Namaste'.

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wow!

09/10/2014 Flag