I love leaves, especially in the fall. I went around my yard and picked leaves and put them between wax paper to preserve them. From each of the leaves, I created a pattern and appliqued each leaf to a wreath. When I picked up this project, the ring was appliqued on and the leaves were partially finished. I worked on this for over a month and where I thought there was a need, I hand embroidered sprays of color. It is hand appliqued, hand embroidered and hand quilted and (yes!) finished.

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Comment by Ginny Andersen on November 8, 2016 at 5:05pm

This is very, very nice, Sandra! Love the back story! We are inspired by so many things we see every day, aren't we?

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on September 1, 2013 at 6:48pm
that's ok, i guess. your blog is a lovely and enjoyable read. been in and out of "Quilt Finishes..." for several days. reading, looking at photos, following links.
Comment by Sandra White on August 30, 2013 at 11:41pm
Thank you all for your comments. I've been very neglectful and haven't visited this site in oh so long.
Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on August 27, 2013 at 10:08pm
beautiful quilt, great story about it's creation.
Comment by Linda Rupp on February 9, 2013 at 2:05pm

I more than "like" this. I love it.

Comment by Nancy Gardner on January 31, 2013 at 10:16am

Your wreath is lovely. I am just beginning to experiment with appliqué. I hope I can be as successful. 

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