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Introducing Whispers From My Angels #5

Updated: Jan 14, 2022

I float through life knowing that my personal better angels are looking after me. They make me show up and be my best self. That is what inspired this series of 8 quilts I named “Whispers From My Angels.”

Whispers From My Angels #5 word detail

Whispers From My Angels #5 is a mini quilt that measures only 18 x 18 inches. The “angel words” say “Your time as a caterpillar has expired. Your wings are ready.” What a great nudge for those who are afraid to take that next step on our journey.

The center of the quilt is a panel with the words surrounded by somewhat muted flowers and butterflies. The name of the panel fabric is “Sing Your Song.” I framed the panel in a gray cotton plant print and a fuschia with metallic swirls. I ended the quilt with a pink, purple and teal African print that adds boldness to the subtle panel.

Whispers From My Angels #5 detail

I hand quilted Whispers From My Angels #5. I mostly used echo stitching in the center of the quilt but followed the pattern in the border print for my quilting lines. The binding is a pink and teal floral print that may have once been upholstery fabric. I found only this very small piece in my studio and it was perfect.

Whispers From My Angels #5 signature and angel charm detail

I embellished the quilt with the word angel in black sequins and added an angel charm near my signature. The charm is engraved with the words “Angels watching over me”. I brought the subtle flowers to life by adding buttons, and I made the butterflies light up the sky by adding crystals to their wings. Small white crystals add realism to the raindrops.

Whispers From My Angels #5 embellishment detail

Of course there is angel fabric on the back to carry out the theme of the quilt. There is a hanging sleeve for easy display and a label that documents the quilt.

I signed it on the front. This quilt is one of a kind.

Whispers From My Angels #5

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