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

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

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

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

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

Stars, Stars and More Stars


I know, I know – I said I wasn’t going to show each of these as I add their setting diamonds, but I can’t resist! They really do look a bit different once they’re surrounded by the setting diamonds. I … Continue reading