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Sunday, March 18, 2007

Cherry Blossoms

Christine asked how I made the cherry blossoms pictured in the last post.....yoyos....I just made yoyos and then....I brought the thread up from the center, looped around to the back and pulled. I did it four times to make 5 'petals'. I got the idea from here and have seen it in other places, including applique books. i used perle cotton and will use it when I sew them down on the block. Oh, and I didn't hem the yoyos, since you won't see the 'front' like they normally are.....click the underlined to see some nice normal yoyos on another blog.

1 comment:

  1. What a great idea! I love it. I'm sure it will come in handy with crazy quilting.

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