MillefIori Rain
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MillefIori Rain

By Mary Shepherd (Austin, TX)
  • Size: 42" W x 50" L
  • Entry: #1600-019 - Embellished, any size but miniature


  • Overall Award for Design, Small
  • Third Place in Embellished, any size but miniature


I have always liked millefiori paperweights and items made from millefiori beads. After a trip to Venice a few years ago I decided to try my hand at making some in fabric. I used embellishments from my crazy quilt stash and had a great time deciding which things worked and which really didn't.


Hand Applique. Hand Embroidering. Machine Quilting. Other. hand beaded hand sewn ribbons and trims

Design Source

Original design.

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