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Old 06-06-2012, 05:32 PM
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gsp-wallhanging.jpgI have been making these wallhangings with the German Shorthaired Pointer applique. Number 5 is in the process of stitching the binding to the back and number 6 still needs its binding. I was down to just a large scrap of the fabric that I used for the body of the dog. Just large enough to make 4 or 5 more dogs. I took that scrap to several LQSs and was told it was very old and not available. It did have the name in the selvedge so I did several internet searches including the FabShopHop search that is sent to all the online sellers...no response. So I bought some other fabrics to audition.

Tonight I moved just one piece of fabric and under the scrap I was carrying around was nearly a yard of the fabric I have been trying to find. Very strange - I was sure I was working with the only piece of that fabric that I had. I'm very sure that I only bought one piece of that fabric...did it multiply in the dark???

Now I'm ready to do more which is good as my club will be using 3 of these for the highest "trophies" for the highest awards at our specialty show in 2013.
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:36 PM
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That is SO cool...These are the things that make me realize that God is active and watching us!!
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:57 PM
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Sometime, long ago, you were guided to buy that second piece and stash it away, for now. Awesome!
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:01 PM
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Intriguing! But sure happy for you that you 'found' this piece!
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:30 PM
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Someone/something wanted you to continue making these beautiful wallhangings!
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:23 AM
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That is wonderful. I always say there is a reason for these things. The quilt hangings you are making are beautiful! My brothers favorite dog and he hunted with them for many years.
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:10 AM
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My quilting studio seems like the Twilight Zone at times, too. I just don't look that gift horse in the mouth and consider it divine intervention!
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Old 06-07-2012, 02:21 AM
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My breed is the Pharaoh Hound, so I am always on the lookout for any fabirc with an Egyptain theme to make up into quilts or bags or tablerunners, etc. for our National Specialities. I think I have every piece ever printed and then I go on Ebay and find something I've never seen before!! Nice GSP!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sunnie I love this quilt. You did a great job on the dog. Love the fabric you used!
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The wall hanging is great. One of the best looking dogs I've seen - and the colors/fabrics you used work very well together.
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