took my mother as whole winter to complete. The pedals are hand
on and the stems are satin stitched on. It is all hand quilted
around each flower and stems and in the blank space in between the
square in between the appliqued hearts is a quilted heart
two skirts are the same on this quilt. Again all the shirts and
bonnets are hand appliqued with button hole stitching.
flower along the butterfly is a different color. The butterflies are
Dahlia quilt: 30 squares of double-faced petals that have been hand
appliquéd with embroidery thread using a buttonhole stitch. Fabric around
petals is of white brocade. A brown paisley is used to border the quilt. The
backing is done in a gold stonewashed fabric.