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Topic: Personalized Tree Quilt for a Baby  (Read 11004 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2008 01:59:52 PM »

Wow, I love this!  Skyler is one special baby.
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« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2008 02:04:27 PM »

What a lucky little one!  How did you learn to quilt like that?  I've been wanting to learn... 
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« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2008 02:12:31 PM »

Knew when I saw this in the project pics this was your work! You have inspired me with this technique, and I may use it again also.

This quilt is so beautiful, and bright. Smiley

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« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2008 02:34:20 PM »

this may seem like a silly question but how did you do the lettering? I have looked at millions of applique tuts and I just don't get it! help?
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« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2008 03:12:13 PM »

Smiley  Thanks for all the nice comments!

this may seem like a silly question but how did you do the lettering? I have looked at millions of applique tuts and I just don't get it! help?

These letters were way easy - but they aren't true appliqu.  I was going for a slightly ragged-y look.  All I did was fuse some wunder-under onto the fabric and draw out my letters (backwards) freehand.  Then I cut them out, peeled off the paper and ironed them on.  I did a bit of stitching around the perimeter or each letter.  For the clouds I used heat-n-bond since I didn't want to stitch on them at all.
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« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2008 04:06:53 PM »

ummm...freaking amazing  Shocked
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« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2008 04:35:49 PM »

Such a cute quilt! I like how it's not such a traditional quilt... Quite frankly, if I was a baby again - I think I'd want a bit of pizazz!  Cheesy Great job!
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« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2008 08:01:38 PM »

Gorgeous, gorgeous! thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2008 09:49:56 PM »

You should totally win Crafter of the Year Award. Your work amazes me. I love the quilt. It's super awesome. If you wanna do a practice one (I know, you are supposed to do these before you make real one) then I don't mind if you do one for my kids  Grin I LOVE IT!!!
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« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2008 10:18:27 PM »

That is beautiful, I love it!
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