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Dreamcatcher Quilt in Blue Batiks

Old 04-11-2012, 08:01 AM
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My sister-from-another-mother, Jasmine, is a Tslagi Cherokee medicine woman who asked me to make her a wall hanging in all blue fabrics. She chose Sue Bouchard's quilt, "Dreamcatcher", for the pattern, and I pieced the back with a turquoise feather print and teal solid. The basic quilting is stitch-in-the-ditch so as not to detract from the Four Directions. My plans are to embellish the top with some long, varying length "ray" stitches (1" to 2 1/2") in silver and deep turquoise holographic thread within the four quadrants but not on either the center or the flying geese or north/south/east/west units themselves. Jasmine will finish the quilt by hanging a 1 1/2" pendulum crystal from each of the four direction points, stabilized by a flat button on the back of the quilt.

For those who might be wondering why no animals are quilted into the wall hanging (I thought about doing that), Jasmine stated that for the intended purpose of this wall hanging, it should not have any animals either in the chosen fabrics or the quilting.

Thanks for looking!
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:06 AM
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Wow, beautiful!
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Really, really beautiful. Great job on both. Love the blue colors to.
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Awesome quilt with beautiful fabrics and eye-catching pattern! What a fantastic job you did!
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That is lovely!!! Good job, thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:21 AM
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So beautiful! I love the feather print on the back - but then all the fabrics are beautiful!
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Love Love Love this! Excellent job. Thanks for the story line with it, as well.
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Love the patttern, somewhat like "Trip Around the World" with a very different center. Nice!
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That is beautiful! I love that blue feather fabric that you have, it's perfect! You must have had to hunt for that one.
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Beautiful, I'm sure she will love it.
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