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« on: June 16, 2010 12:11:31 AM »

I made this little fellow for the vintage movie swap.
My partner's film was Vertigo so I tried to give an impression of dizzyness by making white spirals on greys and blacks. The roses border is for a very beautiful scene in a florist shop. It is roughly 5 foot square.


the back is made of black and white stripe that make your eyes pop out


and the machine quilting follows the spirals


I have to confess that I chickened out of the curved seam so the big circle is appliqueed on the black fabric Shocked

Anyways, my partner liked it. C&c very welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2010 01:58:37 AM »

stunning.
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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2010 11:30:05 AM »

stellou - that's awesome!
Super job!
I want a wedge ruler so bad!!  They don't sell them here in town - unless you want to pay the high boutique prices.. I'm going to keep an eye on Amazon & ebay...

Awesome job on the quilt! Lucky recipient!
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2010 11:57:21 AM »

Thank you Smiley
The wedge ruler did come from ebay. I indulged because I have a superb pattern of a French quilting magazine I want to make so I figured I'd use it at least twice...Now to try curved seams Wink
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2010 02:22:20 PM »

Wow - that's really great - I like the interpretation of the 'vertigo'.
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« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2010 05:20:22 PM »

Curved seams are fun.  I love drunkard's paths!
I bought a book with some fantastic curves in it that I'm dying to try. It's called Curve Patch Quilts Made Easy
I got it on Amazon for a penny plus shipping used lol.
http://www.amazon.com/Curve-Patch-Quilts-Made-Easy/dp/0873498968/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1276733938&sr=8-1

There are a few in that book that are on my short list Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2010 05:32:10 PM »

Great quilt!  Even looking at it on my computer screen I can see it swirling and it was making me dizzy  Shocked
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2010 01:11:58 PM »

It's hypnotizing! This is such a great interpretation of the movie. I bet your lucky partner was totally thrilled. Beautiful job!!
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Wheee!  Love it, it's very effective!
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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2010 09:57:02 PM »

Mission accomplished on the dizzying spiral. My head started making circles just from looking at this on my computer. Cheesy
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