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Topic: Another Brick in the Wall Quilt  (Read 10889 times)
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« on: March 01, 2009 06:33:15 PM »

It was almost too hard for me to choose
Just one song that I would use
Should I walk the line with Johnny Cash
or do something from the Clash?

Show you the beat that my heart skipped?
or explore dinosaurs getting ripped?
we could have coffe with dethklok,
or be a cowboy like Kid rock.

My mind kept leaning to Scroobius Pip
but you would only know him if you are hip
I could have hoped you'd dance like Ms. Rimes
or pick a song about the times.

I even thought about Robert Plant
or that one song by Adam Ant.
I do want your extra time and your kiss
you know by the artist formery known as prince?

But I wanted something with a little class
though I do love Eminem's Shake that ass
then in the back of my mind I heard my concious call
saying the song for me - Pink Floyd's the wall

Ok so my little poem is slightly lame, and honestly doesn't even begin to touch on all the songs that ran through my head when I considered what I could do for this challenge.  I've been on Craftster for a bit over 2 years and have never actually entered any of the challenges. 

This project I'm presenting is something I've tried before in the past, to no avail.  It was never quite right in any of my previous attempts.  It's definitely much closer this time around to what I envisioned in my head it being. 

It's lap/throw size

And my pictures might be even lamer than my poem Tongue

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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009 06:42:43 PM »

Holy S***! ONLY one of the greatest albums of ALL TIME!!!! I love, I love, I LOVE IT!!! I sang the title song on the school bus in kindergarten! LOL! We didn't know, we thought it was just an anti-school song at the time!! LOL!
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009 07:36:56 PM »

OH WOW!!!!  I love your poem and I love your quilt even more  Grin

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2009 10:04:53 PM »

For one, I loved your poem!  It was very cute.  And I love your entry too!  Very well done!

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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2009 10:53:09 PM »

Nothing wrong with that poem I loved it.And you did a great job on your challenge WEll done.

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2009 03:58:57 AM »

Okay, thi sis fricking awesome! Where ever did you find brick fabric?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2009 06:33:23 AM »

This is how dead-on your project is:  I thought you lived in an urban loft and just decorated one of your brick walls.  Then I realized (thanks to the other posters) it was a quilt!  I thought your lap/throw size reference was JUST a size reference.  DUH.  I guess it's not good to Craftster before coffee.  Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2009 06:51:06 AM »

so cool!  Love it. 

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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2009 07:46:46 AM »

i like it a lot!  your pics are good but leave some curiosities about technique: did you use reverse applique?  are the letterings hand-embroidered? 

(these might be silly questions, because i am still really bad at sewing.)

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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2009 08:47:53 AM »

This is really cool!
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