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BadBird
« on: April 03, 2008 01:28:50 PM »

I have gotten quite a long way on my newly named quilt, Snake in the Grass.  I am always amazed how much the embroidery brings out the applique!
You can see more images and details at my blog.
http://zuill.us/andreablog/2008/04/07/where-is-the-snake/
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Mamaphunk
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2008 01:54:45 PM »

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! I love the bright, vibrant colors.
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2008 03:01:55 PM »

I am in love with all your projects!
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Taz
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2008 05:50:20 PM »

Ooooo, beautiful!!!  Love the fabric choices too.
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2008 11:54:07 AM »

Really pretty.  Do you applique the shapes by hand? (I am planning on revamping an old quilt I made by appliqueing new patches on top, so any advice?)

I love your bright colors!
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scifimama
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2008 08:04:51 PM »

Wow.  I think I need to reorganize my entire life, just so I can learn how to embroider.  Gorgeous!  The colors are mind-numbingly beautiful.  Can't wait to see the finished piece!
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flyangler
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2008 10:02:58 PM »

wow. Wow. WOW!
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BadBird
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2008 10:05:08 PM »

Really pretty.  Do you applique the shapes by hand? (I am planning on revamping an old quilt I made by appliqueing new patches on top, so any advice?)

I love your bright colors!

Yes, I do all my applique by hand.  I like doing the hand embroidery, it's very calming.  A lot of the time when I do the embroidery I pick colors that don't match or fight with the colors of the applique.  This seems to "pop"  the colors in the quilt.  Now, I don't do this all the time but it is very effective.  I am learning with each quilt.  I have learned that patterns or colors that I thought would never go together actual work in a weird way.  I sure this has all have been explained in color theory, but I do it by playing around with the fabrics and threads.  I also have riped many a stitch and removed many a appliqued shape after determining that it is just not working.
I hope this helps.
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BadBird
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2008 03:15:54 PM »

I have new photo's of my quilt at my blog:
http://zuill.us/andreablog/
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