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Flower Power Quilt

Finally I have managed to add more to my flower power quilt. I am now appliqueing more butterflies onto it and also adding bling with beads and embroidery.  The inspiration for this quilt came from Mary Lou Weidmans Flower Power book.  I love the bright and cheerful quilts that Mary Lou and her friends make. I have used some of my made fabric for the border and also in some of the flowers.  I am just starting to teach myself to free motion quilt so hope I can eventually add some interesting quilting to this. 
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I love your quilt - Mary Lou would be so proud of you! Great job.

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