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Landscape Quilt...

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Hello, dear quilters...
    I'm working on a landscape quilt that has me tearing my hair out! The four trees are actually from a McKenzie Ryan pattern, "Rhythms Of the Sea", 'Ole Solo Mio'  I'm going to put together the pattern, but first wanted to test run/learn the best way to do the trees before messing up the real thing.

So, I'm visualizing Grandfather's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains and looking off the side of the mile high bridge down into a little valley with the glorious Blue Ridge Mountains in the background. Okay, I admit it... there is a beautiful Golf Course, but honestly that's not what I'm looking at...(Gosh, what beautiful greens.)  I see, instead, the wonderful layers of terrain: rocks, rivers, golf course (knock it off), trees, creeks, mountains... I want to capture that view in a landscape quilt to give to dear friends.(Without the golf course)

   We all, including me, need to remember that I am a newbie in the world of…