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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Little cranes

     Two of my quilting friends, twins, had a recent birthday. We went to high school together and reconnected after many years through quilting. They taught me to paper pieces. So, when I saw this free pattern, I knew it was for their birthday. It came in three sizes, 3", 6", 9". I made the three inch. It was a little dicey. I lost the pieces twice. Next time, I will painter's tape each piece to a wall so they don't get blown or buried. I think I would like to make the larger ones.
     Long ago, I made paper cranes with the elementary school I taught at to send to a school in NYC near the world trade towers in fall 2001. We made over 1000 of them and strung them on long strings to hang in their school.



4 comments:

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

Wow, 3"! I can believe you would be losing some of those tiny pieces.

Pam said...

I love your colors!
Your cranes remind me of origami.

Jayne said...

Super cute and tiny! The all look fabulous!

Preeti Harris said...

They turned out beautiful. Yes, they do remind me of folded paper birds. I am sure they will be cherished by the twins.
Thank you for your comment on my blog.
Hugs,
Preeti.