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Old 05-17-2012, 03:37 PM
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This is a late mother's day gift for my mom. I still need to bind it. It measures 60" across so it is a pretty big table topper. The asian print with the cranes I picked up while visiting her in Vegas. I love this fabric, it was hard to cut! The twilight star center and circling geese are from Judy Mathieson's book Mariner's Compas Quilts Settin a New Course. It uses the freezer paper technique which I really like for MC blocks. I then had to draft a 60" circle to cut a template for the outer border. I was working on a wing and a prayer for that and it worked out well. I LA quilted it using bottom line in the white areas so the thread build up wouldn't be too obvious. I used a rose colored King Tut in the outer border. The background design is known as an Asian Feather or Feather leaf. I just did standard feathers in the border and the center medallian which I fussy cut I quilted around the cranes and in their feathers. First pic is the top before quilting then the following pics are quilted. I used 80/20 batting.
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:42 PM
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Wow what an fantastic table topper, You did a wonderful job both peicing and quilting.
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that is simply beautiful. She will love it!!! I do!!!
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:53 PM
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Boy oh boy...she will love it!
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:57 PM
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That is beautiful!!!!! She's going to love it!
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so very beautiful! i really like the size of it; it is a showstopper!
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Absolutely stunning. Great quilting of the birds.
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Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!
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That is beautiful ,your Mom will love
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Awesome topper and the quilting is beyond awesome. BrendaK
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