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Swirly Christmas Tree for my sister

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Camera SAMSUNG SPH-D710
Exposure Time 1/20
ISO 40

Red and Green Swirly Tree

Created using this Craftsy Indie Pattern

This project was made from an independent Craftsy designer's pattern:

Swirled Christmas Tree Quilt Pattern »
by FrivolousNecessity

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Wall Hanging
Style Modern, Holiday
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What materials did you use? 100% cotton quilting fabrics, Heat n Bond Lite, Pellon Select poly batting, Connecting Threads Essential Pro longarm thread. Because the red and green fabrics had Christmas words printed in gold, I searched for a contrasting fabric that also contained flecks of gold. I found a Holiday Inspirations fabric, cream with gold stars which was a perfect backdrop for my Swirly Christmas Tree. I used Heat n Bond Lite for the swirls and stitched them down using Superior Threads Mono Poly monofilament thread and a narrow blind hem stitch. I quilted it with my longarm.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use Heat n Bond Ultra or other non sew-able fusible to eliminate the need to stitch down the shapes.

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A unique and creative way to make the Holidays pretty! It's nice to see something different.. There are so many creative people here.

12/21/2013 Flag