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Thursday, 9 December 2010

photos for memory quilts - mixture of black and white and colour


Here are some black and white phtos i "coloured" to help them blend in a mixed photo quilt



In both cases I sellected out the figure and changed the black to browns in the people and greens in the backgound. This helped the figure stand out.




The final quilt

4 comments:

  1. nice job, it is fun to see how others expand on technology to make their quilt tops personal.
    I have played around wiht a few programs w/my photos but haven't done my own fabric printing (yet)- great quilt! cheryl

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  2. Beautiful job. I can't figure out how you sewed the rows together.

    I am going to make one for my foster daughter, who lost her husband and 2 little girls and have no idea how to do it.

    I hope mine comes out as nice as yours.

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  3. this quilt is based on 8.5" squares. the photos were framed in cream to 6.5" to 8.5" then blue was added to 2 sides to make them up to 8.5 sqaure. the blocks were arranged in the alternating horizontal and vertical orientation.

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  4. I am in Taiwan and at the moment blogger will not let me log in - the previous comment was from me - Deborah Cohen

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