Monday, December 9, 2013

Octopus and Dolphin

The appliqued Octopus block.

The block after quilting

I really love how the octopus turned out. 

Just look at the tentacles. The dotted applique gives the impressions of suckers.

The dolphin

This picture was taken just after I removed the basting. The prints are still visible.

I finished the bubbles with long and short buttonhole stitches. 
The thread is a matching variegated metallic.

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  1. Yes, really beauuuuutiful. I love your little stitches. He turned out so very well.

  2. Your stitches are so tiny and neat they don't distract from the picture but actually beautify the scene. The clever use of fabric adds a lot to the realistic look.
    Well done!

  3. A beautiful quilt, love the colors.

  4. Your tiny little stitches are beautiful. Mr. Octopus really does look like he has tentacles with the dotted fabric. Every detail is delightful. December Delights Dear...

  5. these are ;lovely, beautifulyt made and the fabrics are so suited too

  6. How delightful and what beautiful work you do.


  7. Simply ages since I visited my friend. Looks like a lovely project, great colours!

  8. What a lovely work with wonderful color combo.
    Season's greetings,

  9. Oh my goodness . . . you are an artist with a needle :) I am a "new-bee" looking for inspiration and quilting tips, but you dear lady are awesome. I am your newest follower and I would love to invite you over to visit. Please view my quilts and offer any suggests that you may have. I'm looking forward to a wonderful blogging friendship.
    Your newest blogging sister,
    Connie :)


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