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  • summer little quilt

     

    Maybe you’ll remember this … bought in Birmingham last year at the booth of Chris Gray.

    It’s a kit to make a little art quilt with different kind of textiles and threads   … beautifully presented in a little jar.

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    So I added some of my own hand dyed fabrics, Angelina-fibers, some buttons & beads and other threads.

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    And it became my little summer quilt for the exhibition last week on our regional day.

    The wooden buttons from my stock on top of a brass piece of hard paper make some “flora” with the little nacre flower buttons.

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    I got some inspiration from the buttons presenting African people, Maasai warriors and from the items Chris put on her sample and that looked like protective shields.

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    The little beads in the sky with a long blue stitch … that’s the rain

    And the sun is in fact a part of a shawl-holder from which I’m keeping the pin for my shawls …

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    Don’t hesitate to visit the blog of Chris (clic-clic) Textile Butterfly!
     She’s making gorgeous little items and actually (till Friday) she’s doing a giveaway (I shouldn’t be doing this publicity because that diminish my chance to win, but on the other hand I want her to have a huge amount of comments …)

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    & she will be in Birmingham at the Festival of Quilts 2012 with her “Mabon Arts” stand (clic-clic) and she’ll be giving a few quick and easy workshops!

    Tomorrow is a festive day, I’ll be staying ‘leisurely’ at home, hoping to get rid of my xxxth cold of this year.

     

     

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