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Bloggers Quilt Festival

Spring '14 Blogger's Quilt Festival - AmysCreativeSide.comThere are several categories in this years Bloggers Quilt Festival. 

Here is my entry in the mini quilt category.

I have been playing along in the background with a local 12 x 12 group.  I missed out on getting into the first group and we are waiting to start a second group.  In the meantime I decided to make a small quilt for each of their topics.  I am using as practice to improve my skills. 
The topic for this quilt was "Link".   This is my daisy chain - it is the first time I have made a 3D quilt with the addition of the netting and large daisy in the centre.


CitricSugar said…
Oh, that is so sweet!
Shay said…
I love this idea. The 3D effect is very appealing. I just had to come over for a look from your thumbnail.

The linking of the daisies is a cute idea. Great job!
Yvonne Campbell said…
I like the 3d affect.
I love all the mediums in your quilt, so much texture. Even the print on the base fabric looks like it's minky. Cute.
Wendy said…
that is lovely!

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I will need to track down some of the other images on my computer and will put them in another post. 
It has been a long time since I last posted but we have been having a conversation about blogging in an on line group I belong to and it has inspired me to have another go at this.