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Another dragonfly wall hanging

Old 12-09-2015, 02:09 AM
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Default Another dragonfly wall hanging

I got a commission to design and make a dragonfly quilt. When I was done, DH wanted one of his own, to be 28"x14", so it would fit on the small available space in his man cave. (He has more than a dozen quilts displayed.) The second one is my original.
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Old 12-09-2015, 02:55 AM
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I can see why he wanted one of his own. I like them both!
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Old 12-09-2015, 03:58 AM
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love them both, but i'd have to go with the cattails & purple creature! great design --
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Old 12-09-2015, 05:17 AM
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I love the translucent wings on the second piece. Beautiful background fabric too. It's nice that your husband loves your work. I'm lucky that way as well.
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Old 12-09-2015, 05:36 AM
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That has to be the greatest compliment you can get from your spouse!
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Old 12-09-2015, 05:47 AM
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Both of them are very pretty. I'm glad someone else's biz is doing great. I'm just getting started by putting my name out there. But, no takers yet. I get my biz cards soon. I ordered them from vistaprint.com. I hope it helps. How much do you charge for your quilts? I'm afraid my prices may be too high.
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Old 12-09-2015, 06:14 AM
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Love your design!
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Old 12-09-2015, 07:04 AM
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nicely done.
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Old 12-09-2015, 07:37 AM
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I want to thank each of you for your kind comments. Yes, my DH is very supportive.

I have only a few from whom I would accept a commission, so most of my work is for close friends and family, or comfort quilts, especially for children in foster care. I think that in my remote area, there is little market to pay a fair price for a quilter's work. I often make a quilt for no particular person, only to find that it is greatly needed somewhere. My DH often hears of these needs, giving us a chance to improve a life.
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both are so pretty
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