Playing with Color: The Interplay between Fabric and Thread

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By now you’re probably familiar with how our Embroidery Collections can be used with Kaleidoscope Kreator 3. Each Embroidery Collection consists of designs that match a corresponding Template Pack for KK3, so that means you can embellish your printed kaleidoscope designs by embroidering over them “in the hoop”:

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Feather Zone wins a blue ribbon at MQX!

You might remember my post a few months ago about the quilt that Teri Lucas and I collaborated on: Feather Zone. Well guess what?  We won a first place in the Small Wallhanging category at the MQX East show! I learned of our blue ribbon yesterday, but I’ve been so busy it hasn’t sunk in yet. […]

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National Quilt Day: Special Offer from The Quilt Show

Big news! In honor of International Quilt Day (March 17, 2012), The Quilt Show, the web TV show hosted by Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims, will “open” all of its shows from the first nine series–that is, from show 100 through show 913–for the entire weekend of March 16 –18. This means that—for three special […]

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Printing kaleidoscopes for standard photo sizes

We’ve had a cluster of questions lately about printing kaleidoscopes for standard sizes of photo paper and/or frames, e.g. 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, etc. So I thought I would do a blog post explaining the issue and how to address it. As you’ve probably noticed, all of the kaleidoscopes that are made in […]

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Incorporating kaleidoscopes into a slice quilt

This past summer I was invited to join four other women in a “slice quilt” challenge. For those of you unfamiliar with it, a slice quilt is where a photo is “sliced” into a number of pieces (based on how many people are participating) and each person takes a slice to turn into a quilt. […]

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Customer Creation: Claudette Pomroy’s Stuffed Kaleidoscope Ornaments

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One of our customers, Claudette Pomroy, sent us photos of some ornaments that she’s made with Kaleidoscope Kreator and I just had to share them with you! Here’s what Claudette had to say about them: Just wanted to show you the Holiday ornaments I made using your product.  I turned the pictures into black and […]

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The Feather Zone

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This quilt is a collaboration between me (Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero) and Teri Lucas.  I designed the quilt at the same time I was designing the template shapes for our Feathers Template Mini-Pack.  It was a bit of a challenge to put together the first time around – so much so that I scrapped that attempt and […]

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Snowflakes Quilt

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I made this quilt a few months ago as a class sample, but now that the holidays are here I thought I would enter it in SewCalGal’s 2011 Christmas Quilt Show. If you have any Christmas or Winter themed quilts – especially if they are made with Kaleidoscope Kreator – you can enter too!  Deadline […]

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How to use the new Tiles I Template Mini-Pack

We’re excited to introduce our new Tiles 1 Template Mini-Pack!  The shapes in this mini-pack are specifically designed to be tiled rather than stand on their own.  This is a little different than all of our previous template shapes, so let’s go over the special features in Kaleidoscope Kreator 3 that you’ll need to preview […]

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Quilting Arts TV taping with Sarah Vedeler

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Many months ago, Sarah Vedeler & I decided to do a joint project for Quilting Arts TV Series 900. It seemed like a great idea at the time, but of course we didn’t start thinking about it until a month ago when both of our schedules had really filled up! Nevertheless, we found ourselves traveling […]

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