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Diverted by Fabric Flowers


I've made a small folded flower quilt.  The flowers are from Rebecca Wat's "Fantastic Fabric Folding".  I made another mini years ago and tried another one with different flowers.



This is the rose.  It is made by pleating the fabric and then swirling the layers into a rose.  It's more difficult than it appeared to be.



This is the star flower and involves just folding.  I had to tack down the petals to keep them from unfolding.



This small quilt was a nice diversion.  I've been working on a big quilt since last August.  I have finished piecing together the back - yards and yards of white cotton were spread out on my table and spilled down upon my lap.  I'm hoping the seams are straight and it lies flat.  And that it's big enough.  The batting is spread out on the guest bed to relax and the next step is baste the 3 layers together.

So, this little quilt was a reward.  It's nice to be able to finish something quickly and it will brighten up a wall or my cubicle at work).   Now I'll have to look for my basting table and get going on the next step.


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