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Project

Wedding quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? How I did it all myself, including the hand dying of lace for the small borders. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't try to finish in a short time. Take your time and enjoy each block. Keep at it- the finish WILL come.

What you will need

  • Cottons
  • batiks and a very extensive scrap collection. Fusible web for applique and variegated rainbow thread for the blanket stitch applique.

Q&A with Desert-Diva

BellaKat asked:
This is stunning.... I hope someday I can produce a masterpiece like this! Well done
Desert-Diva answered:
Thank you.
MarjorieV asked:
Lovely - what a super gift :-)
Desert-Diva answered:
Thank you. The first of 3 for my kids.
kay keld asked:
its so pretty. how long did it take to make it and did you do it in individual blocks ?
Desert-Diva answered:
From May 2011 to February 2012. I made them as individual blocks- applique, embroidery, quilting- then joined them using the Sharon Pederson method.
Caraline2 asked:
wow that is beauitful, love the colours, a job well done
Desert-Diva answered:
Thank you.
skmgardens asked:
This quilt is a piece of art. It could be entered into a contest and win first prize.
Desert-Diva answered:
No thanks- don't want the worked looked at too closely- far too many flaws for competition- but I am happy with it, as are my kids.