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Thread: Flower Faces

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    Super Member paintmejudy's Avatar
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    This quilt pattern is something I originated to use up scrap strips and small scraps - the flowers are blanket stitched on 12-"x16-1/2" blocks, and the connecting sections are made up of 12 4-1/2" blocks. I have made about 30 of them for a charity I sew for. I sew the strips into a sheet about 40 inches wide by 22" long, fold into fourths so I have a piec about 22" x 10 " wide, then trace the flower petals. A sheet this size gives me about 60 petals, sometimes more. Same for the sheet made of green fabrics for the leaves. The faces are hand made with fabric eyes. I loosely stipple the background.

    closeup detail - but oops -- this is one of the older quilts. The newer ones I have bigger leaves and they are made of strips, 2 or 3 fabrics per leaf.
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    Beautiful

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    Really cute. A nice way to use scraps.

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    Your quilt is adorable. It makes me smile and I want to make one just like it!
    Karen

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    That is the cutest quilt! What a great idea!

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    I love that quilt. It is definitely a 'happy' quilt. The child that gets that one will be smiling.

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    Really really nice

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    Oh such sweet quilts! What a brilliant use of scraps! You have a generous heart.

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    Awww so sweet. Everyone could use a quilt like that to brighten up their home!

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    That is such a "Happy" quilt..I just love it!!

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