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« on: July 07, 2012 06:41:52 AM »

Hi!

This is the second quilt I made for the MAQ round 5
It is a Angel-quilt, made for CraftyMamaBee.



CMB is so nice to craft for! She had a mushroom mugrug on her Pinterest and I went with that!
It needed some spicing up, so I wanted to add a little owl. I made the owl sit in a tree and used a piece of driftwood I found on a holiday in Norway.



Then I wanted to have some gnomes living there! My MIL made me the cutest little gnomes of wooden sticks and I shortened one of them, drilled a little hole and added two gnomes.



There are some beads on the ladybug on the mushroom and a few beads in the air. Makes it look a bit magical (I think).
Just for the fun I added googly eyes, haha who knows what creature is hiding in the bushes....



The result is a bright, cheery and fun MAQ which my partner liked! A last picture, lots of sunshine so it is very bright. But this way you can see the colours best.



Thanks for looking!  Smiley

I used some of the pictures taken by CMB. Thanks for that !
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2012 06:47:27 AM »

Excellent mini-quilt, wendiek!  I love the addition of the driftwood and the gnomes - so original - and those googly eyes!  Very clever and very well made!   Cool
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2012 06:54:16 AM »

Oh my goodness, I love everything about this quilt! Great details and fabric choices. And that little gnome is adorable! Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2012 07:20:07 AM »

Ohhh, so cute, Wendie!!  Wonderful colors and themes--yes the gnomes are wonderful (what a nice MIL you have!) but I especially love the addition of the driftwood and the cute little owl!  You did a great job of incorporating a lot of different and interesting elements.  I know CraftyMamaBee must have swooned when she got it!
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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2012 08:30:36 AM »

That is adorable!  I love the colors you used and the bits of non fabric.  Super cute.
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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012 12:05:16 PM »

Love it! The red and white is so cheerful together!
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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012 12:49:19 PM »

Thanks for all the nice compliments!  Smiley

It was so great to make this MAQ. I got so inspired and my fantasy could go wild with this theme.
Making something cute is my favourite thing to do. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2012 07:29:10 PM »

I love this!
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« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2012 04:39:01 PM »

Aww, I love this so much!!  so cute.
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2012 02:42:53 PM »

I LOVE my quilt! Thanks so very much!
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