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Irene B27/07/2010 21:10:45
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This is very clever Margaret
 
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Cath27/07/2010 21:47:39
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Wow! it looks like a kaleidescope.....gorgeous!
 
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Sylvia28/07/2010 08:19:09
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That's fantastic Margaret.  I got my Aug. PP yesterday and was looking forward to different versions of the idea.  Don't think it's one for me though.  I will admire from afar.
Sylvia
 
Irene K28/07/2010 10:44:41
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This is gorgeous Margaret.
I have the Kaleidescope programme but haven't used it yet, except for the amusement of looking at family photographs 'kaleidescoped'!
Maybe after seeing yours I'll give it a go.
Did you print the image onto fabric and then embellish it?
 
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Margaret S28/07/2010 12:01:31
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Thank you, ladies, for your comments. I am amazed at how a moth photo has transformed. The white lace effect around the orange hearts is 'Kaleidoscoped' cobwebs!
 
Irene - Yes I printed it onto fabric, cut out the circle and fused it onto the background. Then sandwiched and then a small amount of embellishment - sequins, beads, a button and some machine quilting (not FMQ).
 
Sylvia - I like it as a one off, but I don't know that I would use it in quilting. It taught me how to do something new with my photo software!
 
Margaret
Fiona28/07/2010 14:24:47
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Lovely work, Margaret! I've discovered we have a similar programme already on the computer so going to have a play with that sometime.
Margaret S28/07/2010 15:44:07
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Sorry, I don't know how to put the link up, but there is a free show on The Quilt Show - #702 until 31 July. I linked through the CT Publishing blog but a search engine also pulled it up. Quilting in the Digital Age with Laura Schwarz Smith/Kerby Smith. Mind blowing details on how to print onto fabric and make the quilts. Explains how to get stronger colours when printing. On this one, I wanted mine more muted.
 
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Fiona29/07/2010 17:14:53
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You can try from this link -you have to be a member but it costs nothing to join, only if you want to watch the shows normally.

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