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Project

Painted Ladies Wall Hanging

Project Description

What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Painted Ladies Quilt by Figtree and Co. Link to website or photo figtreequilts.typepad.com/ What are you most proud of? I made this as a test run to see if I really wanted to make the full size quilt or not. It wasn't as tedious as i thought it would be. I really love the fabric. What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used Lori Holt's method of for easy corner triangles to sew all the white squares on. That way I didn't have to draw or iron lines on all 5,000 of the tiny squares. I also made the bodies differently. The pattern has you cut the tiny squares to go on the top and bottom of the butterfly body. Instead I cut a long strip of the body fabric that is 6.5 inches tall, and then sewed a strip of white on the bottom and top of this. Then i cut the body piece out with the white pieces already sewn to the top and bottom of it. It saved lots of time and I believe is more accurate.

What you will need

  • Paris Flea Market by Moda and Kona Snow. I had lots of extra of this fabric from the Crazy Quilting class

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