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Saturday, 15 February 2014

Life is Beautiful a new project

The project
Having seen on someones blog that they were making the project called Life is Beautiful, I decided I would like to make this. It took me quite a while to locate the pattern, but finally found someone in the USA selling it. It consists for a journal format to make 32 embroidered blocks in circles to applique onto four patch squares. Each block has a saying on it.





A box of hexies

Starting the embroidery
 A couple of years ago I bought a box full of ready made hexagons, I felt sorry for them as no one wanted them and I thought of all the work that had gone into making them.

My version


I have now decided to put the two things together and will use the hexagons to outline the embroidery into a small quilt.
I have chosen two variegated, green and brown, DMC threads to work the embroideries. Each embroidered circle is backed with fusible Pellon. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow, that's ambitious. It will be very nice and special when you are done. Very different too. Looking forward to witness your progress. Christa