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Thread: Happy Mexican table topper

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    Happy Mexican table topper

    While searching in my charm square box for a different project, I ran across some Alexander Henry fabric. I immediately became sidetracked, I love it when that happens. I like bright colors, so I got to indulge myself. I had recently purchased sombrero fabric at a great sale, so it was sitting there waiting for me. I did simple meandering, using variegated thread. It ended up as a table topper. I am so ready for Cinco de Mayo next year.
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    The sashing in bright orange, is by Laurel Burch. The border fabric was gifted to me by someone who prefers much quieter fabric. It worked out great for this project.
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    I love the sombrero fabric. The colors are muted and the sombreros look very old fashioned. The variegated thread in the quilting pops on the black background.

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    Great table topper! That's nice summer table topper too.

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    That's a fine table topper.

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    Bright and beautiful table topper! Great fabrics and great job!

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    Very nice, I really the the hats.
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    There really was a man named Alexander Henry but he was blazing a trail of interesting unique bright fabrics before Kaffe Fassett came along to wow us.
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    Fun table topper and will evoke a lot of conversation. Great fabrics put into a great project. Sometimes it is really fun to be diverted from the tasks at hand.

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    nicely done
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    very pretty!!!
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    Great and fun topper.
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    So cheerful! I like the use of variegated thread. It pulls all the fabrics together.

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    Love your table topper! Using i will be so much fun!
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    Super, love it. BrendaK
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    Terrific "sidetracked" topper! Fun prints too~
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    Such a fun and happy tabletopper.

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    love front and back. Great job

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    A great use for different fabric. All looks great together

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    I love them

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    Both great table toppers.
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    That is a gorgeous table topper. I love all those pretty bright colors. It is very festive looking too, but perfect for summer also.

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    Nice table topper.
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    Great table topper -- I would definitely consider it reversible.
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    That is extremely cute! Love the sombreros on the back.
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    I love those kind of projects. They seem to 'rejuice' me and then I jump back into the 'regular' work. Absolutely love the border print - does she have more great stuff she wants to gift? hee....hee.....

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    Love love love this!!!!
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