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Sue Spargo celebrated childhood memories of Africa with her quilt, Folk-Tails. It must have been a wonderful childhood as the quilt is filled with interesting animals and beautiful flowers, embellished and embroidered in Sue's enchanting way. We love Sue's wool work and the details are really fun. Enjoy!

Star Members can watch Sue in Show 810: Folk Art in Fabric: Inspirations and Techniques and in Show 1304: Borders with Benefits, Terrific Textures...and More!

 
 

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#32 pennylm 2019-06-13 16:29
What a fun quilt. Love all the detail and stitches Sue incorporated into this rare beauty!
#31 Claire Macdonald 2018-08-03 02:40
:-) brings back memories for me too! Many years in Kenya and miss Africa every day.... Beautiful quilt.
#30 Lani 2018-07-31 11:48
Wow! That's beautiful!!
#29 Jeanine L Mahl 2018-07-30 16:11
Lovely quilt. I would have like to learn things that this quilt didn't show. Like where in Africa she lived--was she born there--if not why she was there--how old was she when she came to the U.S. Africa is an amazing place, but it is so big and diverse. I have been there twice and was awed by seeing the animals in their natural habitat. Fortunate to have visited a number of the National Parks.
#28 turtleswimmer 2018-07-30 09:51
Wonder filled childhood memories. It's beautiful.
#27 Ann Scheke 2018-07-30 09:21
What fun quilt
#26 Ann Scheke 2018-07-30 09:19
What a fun quilt!!
#25 judy anderson 2018-07-30 09:13
O met Sue when I worked in a local quilt shop. He designs and technique are the best.
#24 Donna jean 2018-07-30 08:41
Absolutely wonderful
#23 Kathy Norquist 2018-07-30 07:27
Finally finishing your 'Folklore', working on it for years. You are my inspiration!
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