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Thread: Lattice quilted with calla lillies and "cherub wings"

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    Super Member feline fanatic's Avatar
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    Sunshine666 made this beautiful lattice quilt for her daughters bridal shower which is this weekend. Her daughter's wedding flower is Calla Lilly so she got a gorgeous Calla Lilly fabric to use in the backing from another board member. I used the lillies in the fabric as a template to quilt a field of calla lillies in the borders. I had to improvise a light box out of a clear tote and it worked really well!

    Then I quilted calla lilly blooms in the small squares on point and got them to poof by Mctavishing all around them. I designed a feathered wing motif I call Cherub wings for the white cross sections between the lattice work. Then to get the lattice work to pop I SID around all the lattice pieces.

    Charismah has converted me to Hobbs Polydown batting, I love it!

    I have a lot of pics to load so please be patient. As always I look forward to your comments. :-)

    Here is the improvised light box
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    The top before quilting, color is truest in this picture
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    The quilted top
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    close up of calla lilly
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    Cherub wings
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    Fields of calla lillies border
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    The border from the back!
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    A closeup of a calla from the back
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    Another back shot showing the calla lilly fabric
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    Love it!!

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    that is beautiful!!
    Wonderful job!!!

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    oooo, I really love it!

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    beautiful great job

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    Gorgeous!! I love your quilting!

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    How Pretty....your quilting is Wonderful!!

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    Wow!!! Great job!

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    Perfect quilting. Love the quilt and the quilting takes it over the top! Sew nice:)

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    That's super! and what a great idea for a light box!

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