Monday, August 18, 2008

Laurel Leaf

The little quilt for my sister's housewarming is done - and I admit to using all the quick finish ideas I could think of! I did change the border, as once I had the thought that it looked Christmas-y, it stuck in my head. I changed it to white, as that is Carolyn's favourite "colour" - and used the original border as binding. I fused the bottom of the hanging sleeve to the quilt, and I pinked the edges of the label and fused it on. As taken from Elly Sienkowicz's book, the laurel leaf is said to represent "triumph, victory, eternity, success and renown, pride and good fortune".


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southern Ontario, Canada
I began quilt-making in January 2001, as therapy following diagnosis a chronic autoimmune condition. I enjoy creating and exploring hand and machine applique, machine piecing, english paper piecing, machine quilting, and machine embroidery. I have been working with Electric Quilt for several years and I'm comfortable with just about very aspect of using EQ to design pieced, applique, and embroidery quilts. I'm an early retired Mom with two teenager and a son who'll be married in Fall '09. My husband is my biggest quilting supporter.

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