Created by: Texada

Faded Roses

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Texada made Faded Roses with:

Design It, Quilt It: Free-Form Techniques

Online Class

Design It, Quilt It: Free-Form Techniques

with Cindy Needham

  • This quilt started out as a vintage tablecloth. I hand appliqued english paper pieced dresden fans in the center of the cloth
  • added cotton fabric borders
  • also appliqued with more fans. The fans are made of a variety of non-traditional fabrics: silk

Q&A with Texada

Cindy Needham asked:
Wow, this is beautiful!!! Is the vintage tablecloth in the middle and you added everything around it??? If you have a good description of what you did, photos, etc. this would be wonderful to share with my readers on my blog. Please email me at Thank you! Hugs, Cindy :)
Texada answered:
Hi Cindy. I will email you some work in progress pictures once I get near my home computer. I used a 45 inch square cloth as the quilt centre and then English Paper pieced Dresden plate blocks for the centre of the table cloth and borders. I hand appliqud the Dresden plates and then added the borders to my tablecloth centre. I did trapun
karenquiltz asked:
Beautiful quilting and applique'... It looks like it's hanging at a show, did you win a ribbon? If not, those judges must be crazy! I'm going to Cindy's blog now to see if you sent her any info there...
Texada answered:
I hung it in a local quilt show and won the best in show ribbon. I live in a small town on the coast of British Columbi

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