Cocoa & Data

4 May 2013
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I tried something different when making this wall quilt. I copied photos of the dogs and scanned them into my computer. Then I made the pattern using Adobe IIlustrater. I quilted the back ground very tightly to highlight the grass. I then used fusible web to attach the pattern pieces to the quilt. Then I had a brain storm and instead of quilting the pieces down I applied decoupage over all the pieces of the dogs and the flowers. it gave them a leathery look and made them stand out from the background which gave it sort of a 3D effect. I was so pleased with the effect I did a cat the same way.


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