hibiscus painted and machine appliqued, beaded

26 Jun 2010
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This was commissioned quilt - the customer requested flowers, but left it up to me to pick the flower.  The Hibiscus seem to be perfect,  I hand painted each petal and leaf separately . I used metalic thread then I  appliqued it all the background piece.  The stamen was appliqued and beaded.  Fun time.....

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edyth wrote
on 26 Jun 2010 11:39 PM

This is so gorgeous,  I love the colors.  Really special with the metalic thread & bead work.

Peggy Szasz wrote
on 27 Jun 2010 3:45 AM

Lovely!!!  Looks real!

on 27 Jun 2010 2:07 PM

I think you did a wonderful job. The contrast is perfect.  :)  Terri

Lindy101 wrote
on 1 Jul 2010 12:40 PM


Shegirl wrote
on 21 Jul 2010 3:12 PM

This is Exquisite! The detail and colors are perfectly executed.