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Date: 12/30/12 2:49 PM

So... I've never used fusible web before. Its Christmas) time and I saw a video on Hawaiian 2-for-1 applique blocks and thought... fabric snowflakes. So I made 8.5 inch fabric snowflake thingies with the fusible backed fabric. Took several tries, still some thing to improve if I did this again and mind you its all completely scraps and remnants from other projects in my stash, nothing purchased (even the fusible was free with my K-Mart points) even the batting will be scrap batting. Anyway, here is the result of my esperiment, still needs to be quilted of course

snoflakes quilt top

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Date: 12/30/12 2:53 PM

That's gorgeous! I love it!

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Date: 12/30/12 2:56 PM

I wanna see other peoples experiments. I was really not sure how fabric snowflakes would work out. Took me a bit to figure the best way to do it.

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Date: 12/30/12 2:57 PM

Oh,my gosh! That is sooo cool!

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Date: 12/30/12 4:19 PM

Stunning - really love it.

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Date: 12/30/12 5:19 PM

Beautiful!!

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Date: 12/30/12 5:27 PM

Nice work. I like the colors you've used- they make you feel cold- especially with the snowflakes on them.
I am currently using iron on applique to make a rendition of Van Gogh's Starry Night for a quilt competition. It is slow going, but so far I've only made a few mistakes!

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Date: 12/30/12 7:07 PM

that is lovely!

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Date: 12/30/12 7:15 PM

Nice, very nice work. I'm impressed.

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Date: 12/30/12 8:05 PM

That came out AWESOME!! Great job!

I feel like nearly everything I make is an experiment, because I rarely have it all planned out when I start, I make it up as I go along

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