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swirling leaves

For this lap quilt I made over 100 scrappy leaves in sizes from 2 3/4" to 7" and arranged them improv style with background pieces added as needed. I didn't have a plan for this one, it just evolved. I quilted it with a swirly pantograph to look like the blowing wind. About a dozen leftover leaves are pieced into the backing. Finished size about 50" x 76"

 

I have used this leaf pattern many times. It is paper pieced and adapted from a pattern that I think originally came from Quiltmaker magazine.

 

Finishing this quilt was my November goal for OMG. (link #55) Linking to OMG at

www.elmstreetquilts.com/2017/11/one-monthly-goal-november...

 

Linking to Needle and Thread Thursday at My Quilt Infatuation (11/29)

www.myquiltinfatuation.com/2017/11/welcome-back.html

 

Linking to Oh Scrap! (Dec 3, 2017) at Quilting is more fun than Housework

quiltingismorefunthanhousework.blogspot.com/2017/12/oh-sc...

 

Linking to Scrap Quit Challenge at Persimon Dreams

persimondreams.blogspot.com/p/scrap-quilt-challenge.html

 

Linking to Wednesday Wait Loss 94 Thanksgiving link-up at The Inquiring Quilter

www.inquiringquilter.com/questions/2018/11/21/wednesday-w...

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Taken on November 29, 2017