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« on: September 22, 2011 02:40:23 AM »

These are two of my colorful pillows with application. They are made of different pieces of scraps, curtains, tablecloths, tapestry and ribbons. As a finish, I appliqued a bird sitting on a branch on each of them.



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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2011 04:16:01 AM »

awesome pillows!
I have that mexican woman fabric too. Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2011 04:25:44 AM »

Those are striking!  Are the birds machine appliqued?
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2011 04:51:02 AM »

awesome pillows!
I have that mexican woman fabric too. Grin
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Thanks a lot Smiley
Didn't really know how to use the mexican lady when I first got her. But she turned out to be one of my favourite motives, and used for several projects.

Those are striking!  Are the birds machine appliqued?

Thanks Smiley
First i fastened the birds with some fusible web and then I sewed around them with regular stitches.
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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2011 04:59:15 AM »

yes, I love her but haven't found just the right project yet.
I forgot to say I love the use of tapestry too, I often see unloved tapestries at the op shop and wonder how I could use them.
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2011 07:04:20 AM »

Lovely!  The house fabric is nice!!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2011 07:09:45 AM »

These rock! Thank you so much for posting- what a fab idea for leftover bits of beautiful fabrics!
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« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2011 09:16:50 AM »

Amazing! These would be a fortune if they were being sold at Anthropologie!
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« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2011 12:21:42 PM »

I ADORE these! Such a cool idea!
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« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2011 02:37:27 PM »

Thank you so much for the kind words everyone!

Amazing! These would be a fortune if they were being sold at Anthropologie!

I have never heard about Anthropologie (I'm Norwegian) but someone would have to offer me a substantial amount for me to even think about parting with them. They were a lot more timeconsuming than they might seem Smiley
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