Category Archives: kaleidoscope quilt

Some finishes

Four bindings finished and quilts laundered.  Woohoo!  Tumbler on the left started with over-cuts from Mourning Jules but what a different look.  I am naming this quilt “The Importance of Yellow!”  Tumbler on the right just made from scraps I … Continue reading

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Quilt confessions

OK, I have to admit I caved and started a new project before finishing everything on my list.  At least I got close.  I finished both little tumblers but one still needs to be washed.  The Spiderweb is bound but … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope finish

All done except for the last stitching on the sleeve.  I wanted to get these photos while the sun was in a good spot. My machine quilting was rather simplistic and it is hard to see in the photos.  I … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope border

The kaleidoscope itself, especially with the fabrics I chose, is pretty busy so I thought a simple border might be in order.  I didn’t even attempt to use my wonky strata scraps as I originally planned.  I auditioned a plain … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope–the center saga

Lots of photos today so I think I’ll try thumbnails. First photo is my first set of replacement points.  I sewed them on (without trimming the original points) and laid the pieces together.  Although I have that fabric in my … Continue reading

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Perfectionism–aargh

Background is on (wedges not stitched together–awaiting center hexagon fix).  I should have unfolded the fabric and laid the slices on it before I cut it but of course I was in too much of a hurry for that.  After … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope round 5

Moving forward, round 5–the final strata–is cut.  Now on to butts and wedgies.  Liz at quilterie left a comment on my last post introducing me to Paula Nadelstern’s kaleidoscopes.  Nadelstern evidently came up with the idea before me of reducing … Continue reading

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