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Thread: All buttoned up

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    Power Poster MadQuilter's Avatar
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    A friend of mine sent me a picture of the quilt I made for her a while ago. It's a large applique (steam-a-seam with blanket stitch) of Asian fabrics that a different friend had brought back for me from Alaska. After I SID-quilted the top along the sashing, I was stumped. So I decided to tack the center squares down using buttons. 168 buttons later.......It really felt like "mending" at that point.
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    Unique idea, good for you for thinking outside of the box

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    really neat! I had some buttons on one of my quilts and the silly dog chewed them off.

    The boy let him on the bed ;-)

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    What a gorgeous quilt! I also used buttons on a quilt and know how you feel!!

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    How inventive of you. It is beautiful.

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    Great idea - it came out perfect! Really adds that extra little interest to the whole quilt. Those are some incredibly beautiful fabrics. Hope you saved some for yourself.

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    Very inventive!! And I really like the applique on that quilt. Pretty.

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    What a lot of work but it is beautiful. I like it a lot.

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    Oooo the buttons are an awesome touch!!! I love those fabrics and the pattern too!!! Good Job :D:D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marjpf
    Hope you saved some for yourself.
    Yeah, I have some left over but I must admit, I am not that Asian-inspired.

    Thanks for the nice comments everyone.

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