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Old 09-02-2011, 04:34 PM
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I just had to share the progress on this quilt, I am so happy with the results so far. I used sulky 100 wt silk thread to echo in the areas of embroidery so as not to take away from the stitching and I just loved how it has turned out.
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:37 PM
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This is a very pretty quilt and you are doing a great job. I saw it finished at my LQS, but at the time, I thought it was too involved for me. I would love to try it when I get some of my UFOs finished.
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:38 PM
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Very nice! Beautiful quilt!
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:44 PM
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What a lovely wall hanging. Love the neutrals colors. :thumbup:
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:46 PM
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I love this quilt
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:53 PM
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It's beautiful. A lot of work in it. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Absolutely beautiful, so cute.
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:57 PM
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I've been contemplating doing this quilt, have a couple questions - How did you embroider this, was it using only one thread? I saw the pattern, and it looked like you had to hand transfer it on somehow - so I backed away.
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Old 09-02-2011, 05:01 PM
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Very pretty! I like your quilting job. I would have been tempted to quilt on the black lines ... and I would have ruined it!!

I love the black "crackle" fabric on the sashing.
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Old 09-02-2011, 05:03 PM
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it was actually very easy. I taped the pattern on my window and then my fabric overtop so I could trace it with a fine tipped marker the same colour as the thread. The instructions in the pattern are very easy to follow. I just did a simple back stitch using two threads of DMC. It is a great project to travel with because the pattern is right on the fabric. I really enjoyed this project.
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