Crazy for Kaleidoscopes

I started out with this fabric . . .

2013-10, In the Beginning fabric
Autumn Harvest by Jason Yenter for In the Beginning Fabrics

. . . and wound up with this:

2013-10, kaleido block 1
Kaleido Block 1

and this:

2013-10, kaleido block 2
Kaleido Block 2

and this:

2013-10, kaleido block 3
Kaleido Block 3

 

Can you see now why I’m crazy about kaleidoscopes?! I think I will turn these 16″ blocks into a table runner celebrating autumn, “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.”

 

 

 

 

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11 Responses to Crazy for Kaleidoscopes

  1. Linda N. says:

    Okay, love Jason Yenter, but more importantly I love that 3rd block!! The center created what looks like a frilly poppy or something. Just a touch of the magic that kaleidoscope blocks bring!

  2. Lisa Kus says:

    Of course I love it. What beautiful expression of the season’s colors and fast changing appearance of colors and sunlight. Thank you for bringing me this moment of beauty, Dawn. You are a poet with fabric. No words needed, no words could do justice.

  3. SueB says:

    Your blocks are beautiful. You started with a beautiful pieces of fabric and made it dance.. Can’t wait to see the finished runner.

  4. charlie says:

    Best centers of kaleidoscopes of the many you’ve made. Well done.

  5. Vickie says:

    A table runner of those blocks would look just great on my table. I would even be willing to repaint the kitchen in those colors. How could you ever cut into that gorgeous fabric? Very stunning!

  6. Yvonne says:

    The Kaleidoscope blocks look lovely.

    Love the fabric colours.

  7. Peg says:

    These are amazing! Love the fabric and the resulting blocks!
    Peg

  8. maureen says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Another use could be for individual placemats.

  9. I love kaleidoscope too. So I can see why you ended up with these wonderful blocks.

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