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« on: December 17, 2012 01:09:42 PM »

I'm on a roll this month - 3rd wall quilt and all from kits!  I love these penguins with their string of lights.

The pictures don't show it but I did lots of quilting on this quilt - I stitched in the ditch between the border and scene, I outline stitched all the penguins plus around their tummies.  I loop stitched in the snow and there are stars in the sky.  The 'lights' are hearts and I used puff paint on their pom-poms.


                   


and a close-up of the penguins

      

                       
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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2012 01:19:00 PM »

This is absolutely ADORABLE!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2012 01:36:11 PM »

I LOVE this!  It's so cute, and I love all the details!
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2012 01:43:26 PM »

Beautiful Cindy! if you don't have room for it on your walls I believe you have my address...
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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2012 02:28:16 PM »

EEk, love this one! Super cute!
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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2012 03:17:20 PM »

Great job, I have this pattern too. Did you sew the string of lights, then add the hearts or did they come together? I have been trouble deciding what to do there. At a local quilting store (my sewing room) they actually have a string of tiny lights but I thought maybe something like yours would look better.
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« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2012 08:33:23 PM »

Beautiful.  I love the fabric you used for the penguins.
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Super cute-Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2012 07:14:12 AM »

Great job, I have this pattern too. Did you sew the string of lights, then add the hearts or did they come together? I have been trouble deciding what to do there. At a local quilting store (my sewing room) they actually have a string of tiny lights but I thought maybe something like yours would look better.

I sewed the string and then hot glued the hearts on - if you can get a string of tiny lights that's what I would do.  Mine was a kit and so it came with the hearts but if I had to pick, it would definitely be the lights.
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« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2012 07:14:56 AM »

Beautiful Cindy! if you don't have room for it on your walls I believe you have my address...

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