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$10 Quilt top -- center

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Here's the center of the $10 quilt top put together. It still needs borders but they'll have to wait until next month or the new year.

Journal Quilt 2007 -- Memories

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My journal quilt is base on an Inuksuk. You can see more about Inuksuk in the video at http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=10210 The end of this film says that the Inuksuk tells people we were here. The background was first painted with watercolour pastels then highlighted with pencil crayons. A bear and elk are quilted into the background. The outlines of both animals are taken from photos I took in the spring in Banff National park. During my trip to Alberta this summer, the wild flowers were in full bloom. Not only did they make the field on my way to work beautiful, they smelled wonderful. Thanks to the sea grass in one of the journal quilts, I knew how to quilt fields of grass. Beads were added to be the flowers. My Inuksuk and its reflection are made of photos I have taken in the last two years printed either on cotton or organza fused with misty fuse. The photos (from top to bottom) are: My cat “helping” to machine quilt; white peacock at Leeds Castle UK; pine tree …