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Thread: Cliffs in Ireland Wall Hanging for my DS's 54th b'day

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    Wow!!! Fantastic!!

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    Wow, that is so true to the photo, your son will love it for sure. Nice work

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    Beautiful!

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    You have amazing talent! What a beautiful wall hanging!
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    terrific representation of the real pic
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    I'm sorry. I don't know where it was taken from. Y

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    Donna,
    what a super photo and even more beautiful quilt. Your son will own it with pride.

    Was the photo taken on Achill Island ?

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    Ldp, I printed the photo on 4 8 1/2 X 11 sheets of paper. I then put it up on a window and traced onto 2 other 4 sheets of white paper. I outlined each part w/black marker. I then cut out the main features from the 2nd copy. I found landscape fabric at a few different quilt fabric stores on line and then used the ones that looked best. I struggled with the grassy areas on the cliffs and probably could have done some "stitching" to emphasize the details but, frankly, I was afraid I would ruin it and just left it as is. Since my last posting, I have made some petals for the yellow flowers to give them a 3D look. I will post it again when I finish it. My last mistake was to use too small of an outside black border and am having problems squaring the piece up. I walked away last night and will give it a fresh start today. Thank you for your interest. Yolanda Wood River

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    How do you do this? I have seen other pic of this and wonder how you do it. Is there a class or a book tell you how to do it. It is beautiful.

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    You did a wonderful job. They will truly love it.
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    Just Beautiful, terrific job and thank you for sharing
    Have a Blessed day
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    Yolanda, this is amazing!! My eldest daughter visited the Cliffs of Moher in 2005 and was also inspired to make an art quilt from her series of photos. We had so much fun gathering all sorts of fabrics for the different textures she wanted to incorporate. I will ask her for a photo of that quilt so I can hopefully post here.

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    That is gorgeous. If that is your first, I'm really impressed. Keep up the good work.

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    Was showing the photo and quilt to DH and even he said WOW. Good job!!!
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    Wonderful I love it have never tried doing a landcape

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    I was in Ireland in Sept and went to the cliffs -- they are amazing and so is wallhanging. You did a wonderful job -- thanks for sharing.

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    You did a phenomenal job! Just beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! What a lovely gift.

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    Absolutely amazing! Wow, its gorgeous!

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    Very Pretty!

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    BEAUTIFUL depiction of those Irish cliffs. Your son will love it.

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    I'm sure he will love it. How could he not? It's gorgeous!!!

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    Beautiful quilt!

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    I've been there, and it is spectacular......and you have certainly captured it in all its glory!

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    You did a wonderful job - really captured the picture in the quilt. I am sure he will love it.

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    Great job, good translation from the photo. I know he will love it!

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    Fantastic! Very good rendition!

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    What a marvelous wall hanging you made from his great photo. Yo have great talent! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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