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Birdhouse Mini Art Quilt

Tada! Here is my very first attempt at a mini art quilt! It measures aboooout 9x12'' give or take. The edges aren't perfectly straight, and I had no clue how to finish the back, but I'm still reasonably proud of it.
I made some good use of the decorative stitches on my sewing machine to do the quilting. It took FOR-EV-ER.
I ventured to do a bit of applique and I really liked the way it turned out. I felt like it also took forever to do the satin stitching on the sewing machine, but it would have been MUCH longer if I wanted to do it by hand.
I did do some hand embroidery here on the bird, but not much. Happy Saturday :)
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Audrey said...

OH WOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!!! This is soooo amazing! It's soo cute! I love it!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty for a first effort! You will definitely want to make more of these!

Nessa the Procrastinator said...

Okay... so if this is your first, I'm going to die when I see what happens when you get "better at it". This, m'dear, is amazing.

Trillian As said...

it is really

AlwaysInspired said...

This is wonderful! Those decorative stitches really made it. Feel better soon!

MafiosaGrrl said...

This looks great, all of the diff. fabrics and stitches really make it interesting to look at. nice job, kira. hope you are feeling a bit better :)