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Oh How Sweet The Music

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Funky, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? I found a great image of a 1917 Sheet Music called Carbarlick Acid and fell in love. I used Spoonflower in Seattle and had two of the images printed onto a yard of cotton and then added the framing in whites grays and blacks. The back is a black and white Alexander Henry Day of the Dead and Oh Sweet Music was created. I quilted the top following many of the lines of the design and filling in to enhance the skeleton image. Then did basic stippling for the filler. All in all, I really loved the way it came out.

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What are you most proud of? The overall effect of the quilt

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be inspired by what really excites you, not what others think.

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07/01/2011 Flag

Wow, thanks so happy! I just got back in town from a family reunion.

07/06/2011 Flag

thanks so much

07/07/2011 Flag

Absolutely amazing!!! I have so much paper ephemera that I would love to see on fabric. thanks for the inspiration <3

07/09/2011 Flag

Thanks so much I appreciate Create away!

07/10/2011 Flag

I like your advice. It seems that you can do anything with fabric....use any image that inspires you. I love your idea; it turned out beautifully.

07/23/2011 Flag

Love it.

07/30/2011 Flag

Blessings to you and it's true in my personal opinion. Dream it and do it. Hey if it doesn't work then don't stress just try again..

07/30/2011 Flag