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Quilted pictures

Post by Sue » 29 Jan 2013, 18:53

Well I have spent the day sewing. I have done my first quilted picture based on a book I got for my birthday. The flower at the front is an appliqué copy of the anenome I did in watercolour. I really enjoyed doing this. I may make it into a cushion cover
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It's supposed to be an abstract garden
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Post by Stanley » 30 Jan 2013, 05:32

I have a friend, Georgie, who has just had an exhibition of stitched drawings at the Wellcome Institute. Have a look at this LINK.
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Post by Wendyf » 30 Jan 2013, 08:20

Very nice Sue.

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Post by Sue » 30 Jan 2013, 17:42

They are great Stanley. I shall aspire to doing something like that. I only used scraps of material that I had to try out the technique but I see another cushion cover being made!
I now know some of he pitfalls. I need a few more trial runs before I splash out on buying material specially.
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Post by Sue » 26 Apr 2013, 20:21

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Finished at last, embroidered, beaded , embellished and made into a cushion cover. Now on its way to the stitches fair at Empress mill Colne, next week.
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Post by Stanley » 27 Apr 2013, 04:30

I'd give it house room!
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Post by Sue » 27 Apr 2013, 21:44

Thanks Stanley
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