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

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

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

Springtime in Paris is Growing – and Spring is Finally Here

Seven rows done, three to go. Well, really two to go. Row 8 is ready to be attached, which won’t take much more than an evening. So now I’m hoping the top will be done by the time we get … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Progress

It’s growing. Almost too fast. It is so enjoyable to stitch that I just can’t stop. One thread and all the towers are attached to the centre square. Another couple of threads and the peels are all attached. I think … Continue reading