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

The Story of One Butterfly Kaleidoscope Star

There’s a bit of a story to this one. First, the before shot. Now the after photo and the story. There was a planned power outage in our building earlier this week. We knew about it last week. They were … 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

Another Trio of Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

I really didn’t mean to just disappear from blogging for almost a week. It just happened. But I have been very busy stitching more of the butterfly kaleidoscope stars. They’re very quick to stitch as each one is surrounded by its … 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

Butterfly Kaleidoscope Progress

Remember this empty project box? Now it’s full again. All the butterfly kaleidoscope stars that haven’t yet had their setting diamonds added are in there. On the weekend, my printer was busy churning out sheets of the batik printed with the … Continue reading

Big Star, Little Stars

What’s the big star? The butterfly kaleidoscope stars. Once each one is surrounded by the six batik diamonds, it’s a 4″ hexagon. So far I’ve printed enough of the 2″ diamonds to surround about a dozen of the kaleidoscope stars … Continue reading