Bird Nest Quilt

23 Mar 2011
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This is a small quilt piece I created using many scraps, fiber, threads and fragments to make a nest. I inserted a fabric transfer bird into the middle.  I further embellished the work with beads, buttons,  and a small twig.  I like to save my little scraps and threads in a little basket next to my sewing machine and use them to create little  impromptu pieces.

Laurie Dorrell


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on 3 Apr 2011 9:14 PM

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This is a fantastic little scrap project, I just love it. The texture is so charming, it’s truly a unique piece. I love the thread build up of the nest and the little twig is so adorable! It adds a bit of nature blending in with recycled fabrics, such a beautiful combination of things.

Karen K wrote
on 6 Jun 2011 6:10 PM

Great idea, love what you did.

Jeannie EVH wrote
on 10 Jun 2011 2:46 PM

fun idea