that is floating was painted then appliqued to the blue batik
fabric. There are small blue beads along the curved piecing and
also some in the ripple under the feather. There are clear
feather beads on each of the copper bars and six green beads
along the bottom edge of the quilt.
Here are some close up
If you are interested in ordering more than one Feather quilt,
Feather Quilt sets page.
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