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Thread: Under the Sea

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    Under the Sea

    Each summer my friend and I pick a theme to do when I visit her at her Lake Hse.
    This yr it was "under the sea"...
    This is my version, just needs a few embellishments,binding or facing.
    I used all diff types of yarns for seaweed on left for 3D. We shared fabrics with fish, seashells to cut out for applique. I have an emb machine so i made my own patch applique, divers, swimmers,chest, turtles, fish,seahorse.

    She did a 3 panel scene and belongs to bd and will post photo's when she's done...
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    What an awesome and creative quilt...looks like it was a fun project. I will keep my eyes open for hers too.

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    Very nice quilt, good job

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    ​Well done!

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    Really nice!

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    How fun to have a sewing visit at a lake house, no less!
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    What a neat thing to do! Your theme is wonderful and I love the yarn seaweed. Great project!

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    I think you both must have a lot of fun with this project. Planning it, creating it, and sharing it. I hope you are pleased and love it. I have really enjoyed seeing it!

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    Fantastic! Love it!
    Life happens...and we react...

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    Oh my, that is just gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

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    That is a beautiful work of art! There are so many things to draw your eye it takes a while to admire your wonderful work. I hope you enter it in a show.

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    Wow, wow, wow!!!
    Retired teacher, loving it.
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    What a fun project!
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    Beautiful and so colorful

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    Very fun!!

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    How adorable!

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    Incredible!

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    All of the above and more!! You are so creative! How will you display this?

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    Oh my goodness! That is striking. You did a beautiful job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaryMo View Post
    All of the above and more!! You are so creative! How will you display this?
    wall hanging...put binding on today

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    thank you for all your comments. It was fun especially doing the same theme w/a friend and both doing totally diff pieces. Her opting for 3 panels and less is more...me one panel and more is more...I just couldn't stop adding...a few times I thought I was done to just see space and kept adding...
    I started another which is going to be all embroidered turned into a wall hanging.

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    That's got to be so much fun for both of you. Great theme and wonderful results. What's next?

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    Actually

    Quote Originally Posted by DJ View Post
    That's got to be so much fun for both of you. Great theme and wonderful results. What's next?
    I was working on this today...just took photo and thought "Post it...
    I guess I stuck on sea life!!!!
    Using decorative stitches around each piece of applique.
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    Very creative and so cool looking. Bet that was fun to let the creativity flow and follow it where it goes. Fun fun project.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hobbykat1955 View Post
    I was working on this today...just took photo and thought "Post it...
    I guess I stuck on sea life!!!!
    Using decorative stitches around each piece of applique.
    awesome applique stitching. You are in the groove...stay with it..
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