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One Lucky Day: Portland Quilt Market Review Natural Wonders artist: Kathy McNeil - Washington Techniques: Hand-appliqued, hand embroidered, embellished, piped, machine quilted... "This quilt is about the simple magic of discovery. I hand appliqued 123 different fabrics to create a seascape that existed in my imagination."

Award-winning quilter and fabric artist Lenore Crawford has created a simply amazing technique to create realistic-looking quilts from photographs. Her easy-to-learn technique includes creating a pattern from a photograph, building a palette of fabrics that match the photo, cutting and fusing the pieces together, and then adding small painted details to add depth and dimension before quilting.