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does this look weird?

does this look weird?

Old 07-31-2020, 04:39 AM
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Originally Posted by cat-on-a-mac View Post
Not weird .... cool!!!! My only suggestion would be to separate the flowers from the surrounding leaves a little more.

No ideas about thread colors, but will be anxious to see what you come up with.
It's going to be a gorgeous hanging. I'm also suggesting to leave more space between the poppies and leaves. Have you thought about using double batting to add dimension?
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Old 07-31-2020, 04:40 AM
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I like the sketchy/hand drawn look of the poppies and your outlining adds to that effect. Well done!

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Old 07-31-2020, 05:03 AM
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ooh double batting !!!! thank you!
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Old 07-31-2020, 05:16 AM
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The quilting looks fantastic. It doesn't matter to anyone but you what you would do differently with thread colors.
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Old 07-31-2020, 07:21 AM
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I think the contrasting thread is lovely and actually enhances the poppies.
The part I find a little odd is the outer leaf shapes. It kind of distracts from the poppies. Maybe make them a little smaller, or stipple in/around them more, with the background thread, to make them recede into the background a bit.
I like how using the blue thread in the background pulls the overall tone of the piece into a different mood.
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Old 07-31-2020, 07:41 AM
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Beautiful just the way it is.
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Old 07-31-2020, 07:44 AM
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I think it looks charming and artful. Wish I could fm as well as you do.
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Old 08-01-2020, 03:58 AM
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I love what you've done and wouldn't change a thing!
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Old 08-01-2020, 05:29 AM
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Outlining with darker thread gave it a 3 dimensional look. You could always experiment with which darker thread color gives the best effect. Double batting would add to that look. The FMQ is fantastic!

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Old 08-01-2020, 10:52 AM
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Gosh, can I buy the practice piece? NO, it is not weird So much so, that I would showcase it on a tote bag and wear it proudly anywhere!
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