Half Pickled Ladies

Yes, I know it has been a long time since I blogged, but I have been busy sewing all this time. This post will be a bit short on words, but there are lots of pictures. Part of the piecing has … Continue reading

Lots and Lots of Little Stars

I’ve been busy – making the final 10 of the 16 little 3″ LeMoyne Stars. They all began with this fabric, which was languishing in my stash as I really didn’t like it. But with some fussy cutting/printing? It turned … Continue reading

More Centres for the New Project

The new project is impossible for me to resist. Mostly because the kaleidoscope blocks get me. Every single time. I just can’t wait to sew them together to see what the block will look like. And every single one is a … Continue reading

Colonial Garden

The roof garden on a much warmer day is where I would so much like to be, but that’s not about to happen. We’ve had snow and more cold temperatures. So when the Inklingo Colonial Garden collection came out on … 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

Miniature POTC Block

It was inevitable that I’d get distracted from the butterfly kaleidoscope stars. I knew it was coming. And yesterday it did. A miniature version of Lucy Boston’s Patchwork of the Crosses – the .50″ Inklingo 90-degree hexagon collection. As soon … Continue reading

Three More Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

Why only three? Because I spent a lot of time on the weekend figuring out the setting for the completed butterfly kaleidoscope stars. Now that’s done I’m going to work to get the butterfly kaleidoscope stars finished as quickly as … Continue reading

More and More Butterfly Stars

Thanks to a couple of lovely comments on the last post, I am going to keep showing these beauties as I add their setting diamonds. But I am not going to try to pick favourites. Because it is, as I … Continue reading