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Averia
« on: October 07, 2019 04:53:15 AM »

TAOJ listed an angel wing art quilt as her first choice in the geezer swap. I looked around at different patterns that were out there and I really wasn't loving much of what I saw. I thought I would give applique wings on a simple patchwork base a try (she did request blue and grey - wasn't just my love of blue driving the background colors). I left the edges raw, hoping the rag edges would create a feathery feel.  6 washings later, I think it was finally getting to what I envisioned. the size is about 2' x 2.5'.

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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2019 09:00:26 AM »

Very lovely! A sweet gift all around. I think your idea of incorporating raw edges to get a fluffy, "feathery" feel makes total sense. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2019 09:46:54 AM »

I love the feathering effect!  Well done.  
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2019 12:41:28 PM »

Oooh, recognized this in the thumbnail. And may I say that this has turned out just as gorgeous as I thought it would? Told Averia so whenever I got a peek during the construction process. Eh. You know what I mean. I love the fluffy feathery edges, and the quilting lines seem to add some quiet movement.
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2019 02:10:22 PM »

How gorgeous is that?!?
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2019 04:33:38 AM »

Thank you for the sweet comments - this was a ways outside my comfort zone and I do appreciate it.
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