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The Presentation -Afghanistan

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2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory taught by Janine Burke and Amy Walsh

Conquer color theory in this FREE mini class sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics. Choose and combine colors with confidence for harmonious blocks and eye-candy quilts.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Art, Traditional, Modern, Classic, Retro Vintage
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What materials did you use? This is where it began! Northcott Stonehenge: Copper Penny, Fat Quarters. Just love at first sight. Then Cool Waters, Shades of Grey, Garden Party, Benartex and Robert Kaufman. I cannot believe I finished these two Quilts. They were presented to Military of High Rank in Afghanistan. I have the photos. Thread used was Coats and Clark, Gutermann, Presencia, and a favorite YLI, variegated, Primary - Red White and Blue, Jewel, Primary #V11 and Cream to Brown. I love zigzag stitching. It is wonderful, to have such Grand Materials and a Singer Sewing Machine.

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That Patch gave me and still does Nightmares! It is Ethnic. There language is on That Patch! I Zigzagged all the words. and created it out of Solid Fabric, and Stonehenge and BDU's worn by My Son as A Tanker In Training at The Box. I do hope they believe I did ok.

03/28/2014 Flag

Wow! It looks fantastic! I'm sure it is treasured.

04/05/2014 Flag

Thank you so much. It was a lot of hard work and nerves.

04/11/2014 Flag

I salute your valiant work in this quilt, both in the making and the spirit behind it. I think these quilts are a genius idea and they will be cherished I'm sure by the soldiers who receive them,

04/06/2014 Flag

Oh! They you for kind words. I so nervous and scared. The Patch means so much to the Afghanistan Soldiers. Writing with a sewing machine in a foreign language just was so nerve wracking. I still pray ever night that they were ok with the language. I will never really know. They just seem so pleased. I hope their families and friends all enjoy the quilts.

04/11/2014 Flag

Oh, I still shake just thinking about them. I really loved my work. You always have that thought, is it enough. One more stitch????? Thank- you all so much.

04/11/2014 Flag