Daily Archives: January 1, 2014

Looking back on 2013: A Few of My favorite Things

Guess what day it is??? Happy New Year!
It is a cold and snowy day here – we will be shoveling out and cross country skiing today. Hope to find some inspiration in nature while we are out. It could end up as a 2014 wall hanging or even full sized quilt.

During the past summer, I was inspired by some Lilipads

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I took a picture and brought back some leaves to help me create this wall hanging for my mother’s birthday.

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I used the double sided style iron-on fabric adhesive and traced my shapes, then applied one of the sticky sides to some great fat quarters I found at a cute fabric shop.

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I used a variety of greens for the pads and shades of white to yellow for the flower.

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I ironed the shapes into an arrangement that looked good to me, and then actually quilted it myself on my machine. I used a light weight batting and thread to match the top fabrics.

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