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Old 05-30-2019, 03:29 PM
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Table runner, or perhaps wall hanging. The machine appliqué embroidery design is from Sweet Pea, out of Australia. The design also included a single filler leaf, which I did on a hot pink silk. I also used some specialty holographic metallic thread on the leaves and stems, it adds a little shimmer. The outline of the leaves is neon green. The birds of paradise include some leftover fabric from an orange peel quilt, it’s always good when leftovers get used. I also used neon orange thread on some of the flowers. I used batiks for all the leaves. The outside border is yellow/gold ombré which changed the look of the project immediately. It looks like it glows and makes the center pop. I love it when a project just goes together easily, who knew.
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Old 05-30-2019, 03:30 PM
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Yes! Yes! Yes! Bright, Beautiful & Fun! I love it
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:19 PM
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That is a fun project and looks pretty on your table. It looks like you had a good time putting it all together. Love how you can easily make their designs your own with a fabric change.

They are one of my favorites!
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:48 PM
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Love all the bright colors! It’s beautiful!
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Stunning. BrendaK
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Old 05-30-2019, 06:41 PM
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Wow that is a great table runner/wall hanging!!! Love Sweet Pea Designs!!!
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Old 05-30-2019, 07:58 PM
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Gorgeous!! I love the brights.
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Old 05-31-2019, 02:27 AM
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Beautiful table accent...you did a fantastic job and sounds like it was a fun project.
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Old 05-31-2019, 03:07 AM
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Beautiful work. Very colorful.
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That is beautiful!
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