Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Finished...for now....

As mentioned in my previous post I thought that I would attempt one of the smaller projects from Allie Aller's Crazy Quilting book. I did learn quite a bit while doing it. Most importantly what not to do for one thing...LOL . Always good.



Here is my finished Dreaming Maiden. I could and may add a few more details but for now she seems to be done. I wanted to use what I hand in house without buying anything new. It was a bit of a challenge not having the called for interfacing etc but I went ahead anyway.

I decided to do her in shades of white as her pose reminded me of a bride.



I really tried to get some good pictures. It's very difficult to take pictures of white. You can click on the pictures to enlarge them.


Some of the white trim has a bit of sparkle in it .  I bought it in Micheal's scrapbook department last Christmas.




Now I need to find an appropriate background to applique her to.

Well that's it from me.....I'm joining The Needle & Thread Network today....go over and see what my fellow Canadians are up to.

Take care:)

14 comments:

  1. Your Dreaming Maiden is very beautiful Mary Ann. She has such a pretty face and the white fabric is lovely with all the sparkle and trim. I like how you did her hair. Thanks for sharing your enlarged photos to take a closer look. I look forward to see your applique work.

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  2. She is absolutely beautifully done. Her face and hair are lovely and her gown with all the wonderful embellishments looks great.

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  3. WOW! you had all that in the house?! Pretty darn good, I'd say!

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  4. OMG I think I've died and gone to heaven, that is an awesome bride, now she just needs a groom. Great stuff!

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  5. Your projects are always so impressive and this one is no exception.

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  6. Your blooming bride is just lovely - I knew she would be!

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  7. Simply beautiful! I admire your flair for fine work and all that detail!

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  8. Beautiful Mary Ann, she is a gorgeous bride! Deb

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  9. Great job! Of course I like the crazy quilt aspect of her dress.

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  10. Your maiden is beautiful Mary Ann...the detail in the dress is lovely

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  11. Wow! You embroidered the face? Do you know how crazy good this is? Amazing!

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  12. From my drawing .... I am hoping to manage some pieces of cloth ..or even paper and cloth...that will be a lovely piece or a whole skirt of a dress.....for the current class I'm doing with Karen... this is inspiring .... it gives me the same ideas....

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  13. She is gorgeous, the face looks so lovely and the detail in the dress is lovely.

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