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« on: June 10, 2012 05:01:37 AM »

I just wanted to show off this mini art quilt I made for the MAQ swap.  I made the quilt round, with plastic brake hose as a frame inside the border.  Every piece of fabric is a fruit or vegetable.  Included are bananas, lemons, chile peppers, raspberries, blueberries, watermelon, carrots, cucumbers and one bitty piece of garden medley.

I love the way swapping encourages me to try new things and push my limits.  This was my first paper piecing.

 

Each Quarter was a different pattern, but I made each one to accept the same center piece to tie them together.






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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2012 05:49:37 AM »

This is amazing!  I couldn't imagine all those little tiny pieces!  I have to admit, when I opened up Craftster to look for something else and there this was I immediately clicked on it!  Great work!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012 06:47:50 AM »

Beautiful!!  I love using fruit and veggie fabrics and your use of them is so well done.
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2012 07:28:51 AM »

That piece would be a perfect wallhanging on the dining room of an expensive, trendy restaurant!
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2012 08:57:27 AM »

Oh this is gorgeous!
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2012 09:17:34 AM »

Absolutely STUNNING!  Well done warpedhooker!  Definitely "Rocks".
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2012 10:50:49 AM »

Awesome! I love the polka dots background in the one section!
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2012 04:59:27 PM »

Wow  - this is fantastic!!
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This is amazing! It reminds me of a tile mosaic.
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« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2012 05:42:16 AM »

Thanks for all the wonderful complements.  I had a lot of fun making it.  It's one of those projects you would never have done except for a swap, then you want to keep it yourself!
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