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A Punny Thing...

By Joline
...Happened on the Way Through the Garden.

This is another whimsical quilt that I adored. It was was designed and made by Karen Veiga after a tour of the Maine Botanical Gardens. The flowers are all literal translations of their common names. Look large if you have time.
The versions are close ups of some of the flowers.

Tags: Photo journalism Quilts Maine State Quilt Show

Voters: lesliea, annettep38, woolybill1 and 19 more


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lesliea 10 2 Australia
3 Aug 2012 11:56AM
Nice image well spotted well captured.
Allen, Smile

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annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
3 Aug 2012 11:58AM
wonderful, that one made me laugh out loud. the tiger lily is so cute Smile and actually, they all are Smile
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 12:30PM
how very clever ... and such a beauty with it
debu 10 India
3 Aug 2012 12:58PM
Always a wonderful captures,lovely!
debu
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2247 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 1:29PM
I love the labels! And V1, for the full picture, with all the little 'faces' arrayed - though the detail shots are delightful.
Moira
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 2:23PM
What a beautiful and imaginative piece of work, well captured.
Carole
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
3 Aug 2012 2:26PM
Very clever. Grin

Dave
danbrann 15 640 17
3 Aug 2012 2:45PM
he quilter and the photographer...two artists.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
3 Aug 2012 2:48PM
Wonderful, Joline, and what wouldn't I give to see so many butterflies all in one place Smile Carol
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 3:28PM
How delightful - dry clean only I would think WinkWinkWink
Helen
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 5:45PM
How absolutely brilliant! Love the fine details - it's taken a lot of imagination and a lot of work!
Ann
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
3 Aug 2012 6:43PM
Absolutely glorious Joline. Supreme workmanship.
Ron
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 7:12PM
v1 for me today joline brilliant colour wonderful detail brilliant work and a cracking capture too nice one Wink
andy
Rach1970 12 14 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 9:43PM
Haha love it Smile
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
3 Aug 2012 9:59PM
This is an incredible quilt-- Love the bells and money and tigers! Fantastic!
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
4 Aug 2012 11:09AM
I've been loving the quilts you've been uploading, Joline, but this has to be my favourite quilt GrinGrinGrin

Well done, Karen Veiga!!

Andrew
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
5 Aug 2012 10:45AM
so many details...

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