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1  California / California: North / Humboldt County Peeps 2014 - ROLL CALL on: August 03, 2014 01:51:06 PM
Arcata here! Valley West Hippie Chick!
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Ode To Aquaman on: August 03, 2014 01:08:02 PM


Oh ya! I love Aquaman!

My friend the Super Geek thinks

Aquaman is the laughing stock

out of all the super heros.

I have loved him since I was a kid.

As an adult, the love continues

and I've never been into blondes!

I used whatever I could find in my stash - A broken box - Hot Wheel - Old beads - Old buttons - Broken jewelry - plastic flowery stuff from old Christmas arrangements - etc
I bought nothing and ended up making the best shrine ever!!!
Approx 6 x 5
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Bee Happy Quilt on: December 30, 2013 09:12:19 AM






This is a free pattern by Moda - Super sweet honeycomb with the "Queen Bee" on the side. The pattern went together quickly for those of you who really are in a time crunch!
4  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Kitschy Mexican Saints Quilt on: June 25, 2013 04:46:33 PM
Lots of photos so grab a cuppa and sit down.

This was a custom order quilt for a woman in Texas. She loves her Alexander Henry fabric as much as I do.



She wanted the whole thing done in a "Teesha" way ( yikes! )



Hand quilt the whole thing together with a rainbow of colors and add flowers




Add shiny things for some bling



"Ric Rac and Rosaries" look good together. Who knew?



Named after St Francis so he needs to be added also (no St Francis to be found = make your own)



The Holy Trinity looks like they are little stoned (cracks me up)



St Anthony holding a "special needs" child (look at that face! I love it!)



One more for that extra smile



Now some randomness









Surround the entire thing in red-dingle balls and you have a kitschy made to order quilt.
43 x 50 in size and I think I need new finger tips.
5  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / My "Ooppss" Quilt on: January 23, 2013 01:56:17 PM








55 x 65 Quilt

Made from a block-of-the-month club at my favorite quilt shop. These squares were 1/2 off of what they were suppose to be. Each block took around three hours to make so I decided to just put them into an "Ooooppppsss Quilt".
6  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Our Lady Of Guadalupe Quilt on: January 16, 2013 12:46:58 PM








Vintage Our Lady of Guadalupe Panel
Amy Butler Love Tumble Roses Fabric
Rose Pattern Quilt Design
55 x 60
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Nichos//Retablos on: January 11, 2013 10:55:28 AM








4 1/4 x 2 3/4

St Christopher and Jesus Prayer Cards
8  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Our Lady Of Guadalupe Quilt on: January 11, 2013 10:48:27 AM










ITEM DETAILS
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Upholstery fabric background with metal grommets

"Los Santos" Fabric by Alexander Henry

Our Lady of Guadalupe in Orange

Thread Painted in Black and Gold

Gold Sequins and Golden Glass Beads

Hand Bound

Tassels on bottom are made of ribbons, yarns, ric rac and assorted fabrics

11 x 36
9  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Los Santos Quilt on: January 07, 2013 09:09:54 AM










55x60

Los Santos by Alexander Henry is the main focus fabric of this quilt. Mexican Kitsch at it's best!
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Wall Hanging ( Heavy Pics ) on: August 02, 2012 12:51:22 PM


























This took over fourty hours to make Shocked I loved every minute of it! Now for the stats~~~
Handmade beads made from torn up magazines
Different DOTD Fabrics
DMC Embroidery Floss
Sequince & Glass Beads
Ribbons & Yarns
Catholic Saint Charms
"Dingle Balls"  Grin
This ended up being very elaborate compaired to what I had in mind. The more I added the more I liked it. Kitschy it is!
12x12 banner  12x20 while hanging

I hope you enjoyed looking at my work. Feedback is always appreciated. (negative and positive )
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