Case of the Diamond Necklace

The latest Inklingo mystery quilt is called Case of the Diamond Necklace and is made with the 1.75″ diamond collection – all but one of the shapes in the little top were printed with templates from that one collection. The … Continue reading

Little Things

What have I been doing during the unexpected month-long absence from my blog? Lots of little things. First some black and white 6-point stars made with .50″ diamonds. I had printed loads and loads of black and white diamonds years … Continue reading

A Finish and A Beginning

Wednesday night I took the last stitch and the butterfly kaleidoscope stars top is finished. All completely hand pieced. And every minute of it was pure enjoyment. It is approximately 55 x 84.  I purposely did half stars at the … 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

Butterfly Kaleidscope Stars … Again

See this lovely stack of butterfly kaleidoscope stars, all with their surrounding diamonds? The stack is made up of more stars than it appears. There are well over 60 stars in that pile. And now they’re all done. Next is figuring out … Continue reading

A Quartet of Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

More before and after pictures with this quartet. I’ve been having fun finding their before shots. First up. The after shot. The centre of this one makes me think of a palm tree. The second, with its before shot. And … Continue reading

More Before and After Kaleidoscope Stars

Once I got started with the before and after shots, I couldn’t stop. And for today’s group I found the before shots of them all. Before. After. Before. After. Before. After. Before. After. Before. After. The centre of this one … Continue reading

Some Before and After Kaleidoscope Stars

I said yesterday I was going to find some of the before shots of these stars and I have. For four of the five I’m showing today, at least. Try as I might, I couldn’t find the fifth one’s original shot. I … Continue reading