Ribbon Dance

I know I thought I’d blog more frequently after I got Baby Bubbles done, but — well, the summer was hot and glorious and somehow blogging just went on the back burner. But piecing didn’t. When I first saw it, … Continue reading

Stars and Yin Yang Blocks

I have been doing some piecing, although not a lot, while I’ve been mostly missing from the blog. The projects I chose to work on were projects for which I already had lots of shapes printed and were ready, waiting for me … Continue reading

When the Wrong Side is Right

I’ve been trying to figure out how I want to set the wild floral kaleidoscope stars for a while and have finally decided to set them with 2″ hexagons. Then, of course, I had to audition all sorts of different … Continue reading

I’m Seeing Stars

First lots of little kaleidoscope stars made with the .50″/1.0″ star point and .50″ hexagons. They will join this group and more that have been finished for a grand total of 28 little treasures. Now I’m going to start playing … Continue reading

Floral Mandala

I needed a small diversion, I think, as I couldn’t resist starting a new project. First I went about choosing fabrics. Not all the fabrics in this grouping are going to make the final cut, but I don’t think any … Continue reading

Sunflower Under Stars

While the layout for the kaleidoscope butterfly stars is being sorted out, I decided to have some play time. And made six more of the wonderfully tiny kaleidoscope stars with the itty-bitty star points. I’ve decided, I think, how I’ll … Continue reading

Slightly Larger Patchwork of the Crosses

You knew I couldn’t stop with the .50″ size, right? Of course you did! Yesterday I hunted and hunted for something that was going to work for fussy cutting/printing for the centre hexagons in the block but found nothing that appealed. … Continue reading

Kaleidoscope Stars of a Different Sort

Yesterday morning started out innocently enough. I had finished attaching row 8 to Springtime in Paris and was halfway through stitching row 9 together the night before. Then what happened? Then I got completely and totally distracted. By a new … Continue reading