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Images and text copyright 2006-2007 Carolyn M.
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18 x 22")
Wall hanging completed Dec. 2006 for my parents' belated wedding anniversary present. Free-motion raw-edge applique image of one of the spring tree peonies that bloom in their yard in Virginia. I hand-painted the fabric with Pebeo Setacolor paints.
|Quilt in progress for the past year or
more - I have been hand-piecing diamonds using the
English paper-piecing method (despite the fact that I
swore I would never do this again after making my sister's
quilt shown below).
This is my portable project. I finally finished piecing the top on Dec. 31, 2006 while watching the Packer game at a New Year's Eve party. Now I have to decide whether I'm putting a border on. Then I have to baste it in time to start handquilting at the next Daytona 500 party in Feb. 2007.
|Stack-N-Whack quilts made for my twin
nieces' 10th birthday in December 2005. These were my
first attempts at quilting on a long-arm machine.
Detail of purple and red quilt.
Detail of green and yellow quilt.
|Applique picture started in English artist Janet Bolton's fabric folk art workshop in October 2005. (And I still have to finish it!)|
Quilt made for my sister using English paper-piecing and Japanese-themed fabrics. The pattern is called "Seven Sisters" or "Tumbling Blocks and Stars."
Quilt made for my brother-in-law combining his favorite color purple and various prints related to his interests (Packers, Brewers, Coca-Cola, etc.).
Stack'n'Whack quilt made from my friend Madeleine. This was my first attempt at free-motion machine quilting.
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