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Thread: Lady Liberty - WIP

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    I've had this design in my head since last year....... and finally got it put together.
    I didn't follow any type of pattern, just started with the size I wanted the background to be and went from there.

    This will be a wallhanging. Right now it measures 36.5"x51"

    Liberty and eagle are both applique. The rest is pieced.
    The word block are pre-printed panels I purchased at the AQS in Des Moines.
    I also thought of detailing the eagle but since Liberty isn't detailed I thought it would look better if I leave it simple.

    Thinking of adding a small red border then bind in navy blue...?
    what does everyone think.....
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    Stunning. You did a wonderful job.

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    Simply gorgeous! I adore it ... you did an awsome job.

    Susan

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    I think it looks great like it is!

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    Inspirational ~ I admire your ability to design this. I would definitely need a pattern. TFS.

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    Absolutely gorgeous!

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    Yeah if you copyright this pattern you could sell it. No doubt!! It is lovely.

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    Looking at the second picture it looks like it's framed in a rust colored fabric, which I find really striking - it doesn't take away from any of the other colors but accentuates them all at the same time. Whatever you decide to do in finishing out your quilt, in my book it's a winner. You did an amazing job and it's one I would make an effort to purchase the pattern for and i don't purchase patterns I make my own.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lady-T
    I've had this design in my head since last year....... and finally got it put together.
    I didn't follow any type of pattern, just started with the size I wanted the background to be and went from there.
    This will be a wallhanging. Right now it measures 36.5"x51"

    I also thought of detailing the eagle but since Liberty isn't detailed I thought it would look better if I leave it simple.

    Thinking of adding a small red border then bind in navy blue...?
    what does everyone think.....

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    Love this wall hanging, is Lady Liberty applique or painted on?

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    Love your "flag" & the entire design.

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