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You know that expression, "There are no words..."? Well, this is one time when it truly applies to a quilt, but we are going to try and describe it anyway. Flower Rondo by Chinami Terai was inspired by the yellow mimosas and roses in her garden. This absolutely exquisite quilt was hand quilted, hand appliquéd, embroidered, and embellished with velveteen ribbon for texture. 
 
Flower Rondo won 1st Place Hademade at the Houston International Quilt Festival 2018 and it's not hard to see why.

 

 

 

 

 

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#32 Tsushi 2020-05-19 10:41
This quilt is stunningly beautiful!
#31 Love2quilt 2019-01-08 11:36
Wow! I have no words. This quilt is spectacular!! The time, patience and talent it took to make this!!!
#30 Irene Dean 2019-01-08 10:19
The Japanese ladies do the most exquisite work and deserve the accolades. Perhaps we could see some of these people on Quilt Show as I believe we had someone before and they were very good.
#29 Candie 2019-01-03 13:19
A talent that is meant to be shared with the world.. Your quilt brings both excitment and peace to the viewer
#28 Candi Gordon 2019-01-03 12:54
I am in complete awe and at a loss for words. I would love to know how long this took Chinami to complete. Truly a work of art from an extremely talented quilter!
#27 Barbara Hoffman 2019-01-02 21:54
I never would have thought of using ribbon on a quilt. It is a beautiful quilt with gorgeous hand applique and quilting.
#26 Deborah N 2019-01-02 19:09
Exquisite! Anyone who has tried applique would appreciate the intricacy of all the shapes perfectly done.
#25 Patricia Lee 2019-01-02 18:41
Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous. To have all that talent and precision in placement is astounding. You so deserve 1st prize.
#24 Kerry 2019-01-02 18:39
You are right about the "no words". It's just amazing, so much work.
#23 Patsy 2019-01-02 18:01
Now, this is what I call REAL QUILTING and ARTISTRY. Just magnificent handwork.
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