After viewing self-portraits on this web site, I wanted to try it out for myself.  But instead of piecing it, I used thread painting.  Iused hot fix crystals and blush on the face.  Then I crazy quilted around it, and added a few of my favorite things: beads, shells, and butterflies.  For a first try I think it turned out pretty good.  On the next one, I think I will try making it out of fabric.

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