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« on: January 30, 2013 10:12:23 AM »

'She with the most fabric wins'

I saw this quilt pattern a couple years ago while on holidays and loved it right away but I actually left the store without it because I felt I'd already spent enough on crafts.  When I mentioned it to my husband, he told me to go right back in and buy it because he just knew that when we left town the next day, I'd be lamenting the fact I hadn't bought it.  I'm so glad I listened to him!

I used a number of techniques to add the features to the ladies.  Basic applique stitch around the hair, shirt and skirt.  Straight stitch highlighted with markers to create the arms.  Acrylic paint for the eyes and mouth.  The caption was done with a marker but I wish, in hindsight, that it was darker as it's a little hard to read from a distance.

                      

The caption:

                

The 'winner':                                                            2nd place:

                                

The 'loser' but to be politically correct I should probably call her 3rd place:

                                

I used material from my own stash for the 'stacks' and the ladies outfits but I wanted to follow the same colors as the pattern showed for the background, purple and green borders so I had to buy those.  I love how colorful it is.
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013 10:29:28 AM »

love it!

so colorful
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2013 10:55:32 AM »

love it!

so colorful

The colors are what first attracted my attention.
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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2013 11:11:08 AM »

Ha, that is so cute! Love the idea and great execution!
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« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2013 11:39:25 AM »

So cute but I can give the winner a run for her money!
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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2013 12:23:24 PM »

This is adorable. 
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2013 01:42:14 PM »

So cute but I can give the winner a run for her money!

 Cheesy  I couldn't put pieces from all my stash on there or the quilt would be 8' tall  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2013 05:02:04 PM »

Completely cute!  Love the details and the sentiment rings true for all of us fabric hounds!
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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2013 10:56:09 AM »

Haha I love this! The loser I mean 3rd place's facial expression in so funny! Ive been loving all of your quilts lately, btw! Grin
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« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2013 10:23:52 AM »

LOVE IT...so colorful and funny too Smiley. Thanks for sharing!!!!
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