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Puppy Portrait

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Pillow Puppy

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What materials did you use? commercial fabric, painted fabric, decorative thread

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What are you most proud of? I like the fabric combinations and I really had fun with the thread painting. I used a stabilized batting when I did the thread painting and then removed any batting that wasn't involved in the puppy. When I quilted the piece, I outlined the main sections of the puppy (ears, eyes, nose, muzzle, mouth). I think the combination of these techniques really make the puppy stand out from the background.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I had the pattern enlarged to a 16 inch square (original is 8") and, for me, the larger size was much more manageable for the paper piecing.

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Linnae, Your portrait is wonderful. You made this sweet pup look like we could just reach out & stroke it's siky head..Good work & looking forward to more or you work.

09/22/2013 Flag