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graverobbergirl
« on: January 22, 2011 07:41:44 AM »

A little late in posting. I made this for my friends' anniversary -They were married on Halloween.


This is NOT my original imagery... I found it whilst google image searching for zombies. And it was too awesome to resist. Here's what inspired:http://www.flickr.com/photos/21924812@N06/3326842926


The red fabric paint was a little more on the pink side. I think I'll try to find the brand I had before for the next time I require blood spatter.


Tiny blood splatter appliques


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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011 07:51:50 AM »

KICK ASSSSSS!!!!!!

I would LOVE to have one to match the original paintings I did a few months back:
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=530091935676&set=a.505188691976.2014778.132501474#!/photo.php?fbid=530091960626&set=a.505188691976.2014778.132501474&pid=31257165&id=132501474




ps - Gotta love Halloween weddings - I sure loved mine!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011 08:06:49 AM »

my gosh, you quiters make my effort gland ache, it SO HUUUUGE!!!

this rocks!

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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2011 08:08:42 AM »

Hit the "This Rocks" button, because zombies and quilts are awesome! I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2011 08:22:57 AM »

That's so amazing!!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2011 10:16:09 AM »

I absolutely love it! Its perfect!
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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2011 02:33:22 PM »

That is so amazing!
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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2011 12:05:36 PM »

KICK ASSSSSS!!!!!!

I would LOVE to have one to match the original paintings I did a few months back:
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=530091935676&set=a.505188691976.2014778.132501474#!/photo.php?fbid=530091960626&set=a.505188691976.2014778.132501474&pid=31257165&id=132501474


ps - Gotta love Halloween weddings - I sure loved mine!  Grin

Those paintings are gorgeous! I (obvious from the obsession the image for this quilt) love the monochromatic. Red pops so much in a black & white, yet doesn't overwhelm...

Ooh...er...got off topic, possibly? So more quilt-related info:

I think it took me longer to turn and press the appliques than to assemble the rest of the quilt. (the red around her mouth is all one crazy-twisted piece!)
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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2011 03:59:31 PM »

This quilt is so AWESOME!!! How long did this take you to make ?
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2011 04:14:05 PM »

This quilt is so AWESOME!!! How long did this take you to make ?

Er... Altogether, not really sure. I think from when I bought the fabric until I mailed it out was less than a month. One night was sketching it out (on brown paper cut to size of top), a night for cutting, several for sewing/turning/pressing pieces, a day for sewing the pieces to the top (using monofilament/clear thread and a zigzag stitch)... The little pieces that could not be turned and pressed without severe finger burns were appliqued by hand during my bus ride to/from work. I painted the backing on a weekend day (probably an hour or so, and then many to dry). Borders, sandwiching the quilt, and marking out the quilting design/pattern took basically all of American Werewolf in London (I watch movies when I sew/craft). Quilting wasn't so bad... I think it took a weekend.

I tend to keep awful track of time with projects, which can be problematic if I intend to ever make a living off from sewing...
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