Monday, October 22, 2012

Be sure to VOTE!


My friend Barbara Brackman some created political fabric. She took a photo of one of the candidates and dropped it into some historic fabric, courtesy of her Photoshop skills.

She gave me a sample and I of course started adding little scraps of fabric all around the main character. I added a calming inner border, then finished with a border of more scraps. I've long admired the Pearlies and thought a message with shell buttons would add just the right message in a rather subtle way.

We are lucky - we CAN vote freely in the coming election. So no matter what, be sure to


My little quilt measures 24" x 27". Check out the link to Barbara's blog above - her fabric is available for all...

6 comments:

  1. LOVE IT!!!!! VOTE!!!! See ya in Houston?

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  2. Yes! let's get a photo this time!

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  3. Thanks...from your lips to God's ear. Get out and VOTE!!! Lovely quilt!

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  4. Great little piece and love your use of buttons. I mailed in my ballot yesterday. Felt great!

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  5. Oh those pretty buttons! Love this quilt.
    Yes... VOTE!!!

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  6. Yay! I'm early voting also...this is going to be close, and we really need to keep everyone motivated. Thanks for the reminder.

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