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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Petasson Finished !




For a while I have been working on a new petasson.  On my last trip to France, I was able to purchase a very old, very damaged petasson.  When I got back I used the old one to reproduce the design, adding some changes here and there.  The center had to be re-interpreted because of the damage, it was very hard to see exactly how the original motif was drawn.  I have just finished it, here are a few pictures.  I am really pleased that I was able to save the pattern, since the original was simply beyond any kind of repair.  It has worn through in so many places. 
I am also in the process of binding a couple of quilts I finished recently, and will post those when they're done.  I am so pleased to be finishing a few things !!  I already have a list of the next projects, of course !

9 comments:

Donna in SW PA said...

Congrats!!!! It's wonderful.

hiromi said...

Congratulations! It's really great!
Hiromi

Angelikas quilts and knits said...

Was für eine wundervolle Arbeit :-)

Nini said...

Admirable boutis
travail merveilleux
Félicitations
Bisous

Magia dos bordados said...

Olá! Como sempre belíssimo trabalho. Adorei! Um grande abraço, Algecira
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stadtgarten said...

Das ist wunderschön geworden!
Liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende, Monika

Marie du Gard said...

Ton pétassoun est magnifiquement réussi. Il est splendide. C'est encore une passionnée qui le dit.
A bientôt. Bonne soirée, bises de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

Heather said...

Merci Marie - je suis passionnee depuis ma decouverte du boutis il y a 6 annees et je sais que je vais toujours "boutisser". En plus j'avais beaucoup de chance d'apprendre de tres grandes boutisseuses !
Bisous
Heather

Roni Hunt said...

Oh, Heather, how beautiful!