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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Where have all the parrots gone? on: August 16, 2011 09:26:14 PM
This is stunning and surprising how it looks. I thought it was a painting at first! So intricate looking. How long did it take you? It would take me years I think.
It took me about two weeks to sew the blocks together, and then I left them up on my design wall for about 6 months tweaking the colours and blocks.  Then I sewed the rows together, and added the border and that took about a week.  The quilting took me three evenings, and then the binding took maybe an evening and a half.
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Where have all the parrots gone? on: August 14, 2011 10:24:29 PM
It looks like you cut it up in Triangles, THEN sewed it into hexagons!
It really looks amazing! . It must really have taken a lot of patience to work on!

I actually did.  I'm sorry if that wasn't clear in my first post.  I cut six indentical triangles and then made hexagons from them. 

Thanks for all the nice comments, everyone! 
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Where have all the parrots gone? on: August 14, 2011 06:41:49 PM
I made this quilt recently using the One Block Wonder technique from Maxine Rosenthaal.  I used a parrot fabric to start, cut it all up into hexagons, and sewed it all back together.  It was like a puzzle, deciding which blocks to stick where.  I love the finished result; it hangs on my wall now.  It is a little brighter in person, but the indoor lighting from this shot is poor.

Here are some closeups of the blocks.

4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Alice in Wonderland Dress. on: August 14, 2011 06:41:36 PM
You did a great job.  It's lovely, and the model is gorgeous too!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: New Tutorial- Tiered Dress on: August 14, 2011 06:40:33 PM
That's wonderful.  She sure has got that twirl down pat.  Good job.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Monster baby pants on: August 14, 2011 06:39:26 PM
That is awesome!  What an inspiring idea.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: New dresses with 3 dimensional appliques on: August 14, 2011 06:38:41 PM
These are lovely!  Excellent work.
8  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Rainbow "Fractal" bargello on: August 14, 2011 06:36:50 PM
Very, very cool.  You should be very proud of yourself.
9  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: 1st Attempt at Free Motion Quilting *Pic Heavy* on: January 10, 2011 11:58:52 AM
That's incredible!  Your quilting looks great and the red border you chose really makes it pop. 

Great job!
10  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: sunburst in greens and turquoises on: October 14, 2010 09:53:27 PM
I love the vibrant green in this.  It looks fantastic. 
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