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« on: June 25, 2013 04:46:33 PM »

Lots of photos so grab a cuppa and sit down.

This was a custom order quilt for a woman in Texas. She loves her Alexander Henry fabric as much as I do.



She wanted the whole thing done in a "Teesha" way ( yikes! )



Hand quilt the whole thing together with a rainbow of colors and add flowers




Add shiny things for some bling



"Ric Rac and Rosaries" look good together. Who knew?



Named after St Francis so he needs to be added also (no St Francis to be found = make your own)



The Holy Trinity looks like they are little stoned (cracks me up)



St Anthony holding a "special needs" child (look at that face! I love it!)



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Surround the entire thing in red-dingle balls and you have a kitschy made to order quilt.
43 x 50 in size and I think I need new finger tips.
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2013 05:06:53 PM »

It's beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2013 05:27:25 PM »

Oh wow, this is gorgeous! I love all the little details!
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2013 06:29:00 PM »

Truly spectacular - what a lucky customer.
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2013 09:27:35 PM »

Dude, that is totally going to be a Featured Project, if my "Rocks" vote counts for anything at least. Wink
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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2013 01:09:44 AM »

Oh wow! That must have been so much work!

"THIS ROCKS!"-streak continued. Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2013 11:59:35 AM »

Gorgeous! THis totally rocks!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2013 07:33:33 AM »

Thank you everyone! I just shipped it off to it's owner. I hope she likes it. Wink

P.S. The numbness in my finger tips is starting to subside  Shocked
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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2013 08:26:06 AM »

I agree, this totally rocks.  What a lot of detail you put into this quilt, simply beautiful.
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« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2013 05:18:45 AM »

It is so great - such lovely details, and such phantasy and imagination. I agree, it rocks.
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« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2013 11:08:40 AM »

It's tremendous! I've never seen a quilt quite like it!!
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« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2013 09:08:59 PM »

This is amazing.  It's like the the gooey parts of my eyes that see pretty things just exploded.  MIND BLOWN. Shocked
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« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2013 07:07:31 AM »

how wonderful - you did a outstanding job on this. so very cool - love all the detail you put into the quilt
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« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2013 10:02:45 AM »

This is a Featured Project! Congrats!  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2013 11:11:57 AM »

This is the most amazing quilt I've ever seen!  WOW!
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« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2013 03:35:33 PM »

I love the combination of patterns and colors.
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« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2013 09:56:03 AM »

Holy moly. This blew me away. I love the detail and the funky factor to it!!
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truly stunning!
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« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2013 11:03:27 AM »

Holy wow, that is absolutely amazing.  How long did it take you to make that?
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« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2013 05:19:04 PM »

Amazing!! I love all the details, you did such a good job!
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« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2013 07:55:31 PM »

Holy wow, that is absolutely amazing.  How long did it take you to make that?

I worked on it (off and on ) for 4 months.  Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2013 06:13:16 PM »

This is so cool!  All the detail is amazing - I love it!
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« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2013 07:49:52 PM »

Wow the colors, and all the stitching...you ROCK...
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Wow it's so bright and colourful, I love it!
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