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Applique flowers in spring!

This is my applique panel that I completed at my last quilting class yesterday. It was nice to complete something different and I haven't done applique for ages! I've also found a true love for freezer paper!
I'm really pleased with the end results and the colour combinations and patterns of the fabrics. Thinking I might try and add borders to this to make it a centre piece for a mini quilt! Well I can dream about completing it anyway!
More photos over at Flickr.


Stacy Michell said…
I love your blog! so pretty! This project caught my eye. And you mentioned you wanted to do more for this project. It appears to be the corner block from one of my patterns. Here is a link to the full design.
Would love to know more about this project.

Stacy Michell
Stacy Michell said…

I love you blog! So pretty. I ran across this image, it lead me to your site. You mentioned wanting to do more... It appears to be just like the corner block in one of my patterns.
I have not done much business in England, I think that is where you are... so, I was happy to see it there!


Stacy Michell

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