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Thread: Point me in the direction of some seashells patterns...please

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    Hi all,
    I'd love to make up some wallhangings inspired by the kind of seashells found in Florida. I'm not having much luck googling for this. I welcome applique, pieced and/or paper pieced. Book or booklet titles would be welcomed, too.
    Thanks in advance for your help!
    lots2do

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    http://www.iseahorses.com/images/col...seashell03.gif

    I googled seashell coloring pages

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    What a wonderful idea! I think I would like to do a quilt like that too! Anyone have any ideas that could help us? I live in OH and I love the ocean...it has been a long time since I have been to the beach BUT I have my FL room decor in a "beach" theme. Thanks in advance for your help!

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    for stencils, try www.quiltingstencils.com Lots of sea shell designs there for both blocks and borders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eloise
    What a wonderful idea! I think I would like to do a quilt like that too! Anyone have any ideas that could help us? I live in OH and I love the ocean...it has been a long time since I have been to the beach BUT I have my FL room decor in a "beach" theme. Thanks in advance for your help!
    If you are talking about a wall hanging I would do 5 different blocks 3 rectangles (beach ball, sea shells, sand castle) on one side and 2 long rectangles (lighthouse, sail boat) on the other.

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    There are a lot of fabrics available in this area anyway. I'd check some of the larger mailorder sites - keepsake, fabric.com

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    please post your quilt when done as I'd love to see a seashell design. when I had my pcquilter going, i'd designed some seashell quilting. love them.

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    I never thught of that...thanks! I will give it some thought and hopefully, fine the material. What part of where are you in MI? My husband's family is from the western side of the state, Muskegon, Shebly, Ludington and etc. It sure is beautfiul! Cant' wait to get back there this summer to visit and catch up!

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    I plan on that, in fact, I just told my husband this A>M> that I will be getting a digital camera. He said "why"? They have no clue do they? Gotta love him!

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