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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Florabunda


I started Florabunda way back in May of 2010 and have just now put all the blocks together.  It was a free block of the month from Erin Russek of One Piece at a Time.
I first learned the freezer paper method of appliqué from Erin.
Erin has a wonderful site with lots of videos about this type of appliqué. She was one of the first if not the first  quilter to introduce this type of appliqué .
I made a little cutting mistake when cutting the background for the large center block and had to put a little border around it so it would fit.  Maybe after it’s all quilted it won’t be too noticeable.  I also put it together a little simpler than the original quilt but at least it is together and ready for quilting.
Happy stitching,
Nancy

9 comments:

  1. Nancy - as always, just stunning!! You must have the patience of a Saint!! :-))

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  2. This is beautiful! I stopped after 1 block, but I did enjoy doing that block and keep thinking I should go back and do more applique Erin's way because I liked it, but had lots of other projects to lure me away.

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  3. Wow! Love how cheery this quilt is!

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  4. I didn't even notice that border until you mentioned it. I'm sure it will quilt out. Lovely, lovely quilt.

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  5. Very nice. Doesn't finished feel good? You've got lots of room for some nice quilting to add to your beautiful applique.

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  6. It looks great. Grats on the finish.

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  7. Beautiful! congratulations on the finish. As for the cutting repair - wouldn't worry about that at all - quilting will cover it and anyone will only see the wonderful colours and shapes!
    Hilda

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  8. Esta muy bonito !!!
    me gusta esta tierno y claro....
    saludos

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