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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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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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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Blossoms Table Runner: A sample project for our new Blossoms Template Mini-Pack

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I’ve been having way too much fun with our new Blossoms Template Mini-Pack which adds fifteen new shapes to transform your photos into fun flower designs. So I put together a project to inspire you to give them a try! The table runner started with the following photo. If you click on the photo below, it will […]

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More Kaleidoscope Pendants

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After my last blog post, someone asked if it would be possible to use fabric rather than photo paper to make the resin pendants.  I knew it was possible to embed fabric in the cast pieces, but I wanted to embellish the fabric with stitching and make domed pieces rather than cast.  After a few […]

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