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Scrap Attack Strings QAL Show And Tell



I went ahead and decided to applique the flowers to this quilt.  I am still in the processing of hand sewing them on with blanket stitch.  After adding the border fabric it is fairly bright but I am happy with the overall effect.  I have enough of this floral fabric to use as backing.

Pop over to http://sewlux.blogspot.co.nz/2012/07/scrap-attack-strings-qal-show-tell-5-6.html and see what others are creating for this QAL.
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