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    Default Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    My friend Carol's cousin Connie recently went into full-time ministry. I was showing Carol photos of all the things I'd made in the past couple of years, and she really liked the cross wall hangings I had made from our Ryan Cooper's design and sold at a church fundraiser. Since Connie has only held her position a short while, Carol wanted to get her something for her office walls, as they are still quite barren. She likes blues, so this is what I came up with:

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    I added pockets on the back so she can hang it with a small dowel:

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    And had fun with the label! I used a lettering template to sketch the words on graph paper, and traced right onto the muslin with a fine (.5 mm) technical pen with pigmented ink:

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    Thanks for looking!

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    This is really beautiful!

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    A very nice and thoughtful gift.

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    A beautiful wall hanging quilt. She will love it.

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    Beautiful. I love it.
    Toni ... If I keep sewing long enough, will they make their own dinner?

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    Lovely quilt - it has such a peaceful feel to it.
    Cindy

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    I love that!!

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    I love this quilt. It is very moving.


    Jeannette

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    Beautiful! I know she is going to love it!
    Gerri

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    Default Re: Carrie's Cross - Thanks, HandsomeRyan!

    Great gift......great job!

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