Kaleidoscope Stars – Background Fabric

Inklingo background for Kaleidoscope Stars

I found the background fabric for my Kaleidoscope Stars in the first shop I visited yesterday!


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

I can’t stop sewing.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

I’m going to set the stars with 60° Hexagon 1.25 inch.

TIP Since all Inklingo shapes are named with the finished size, there is no math. 1.25 inch 60° diamonds fit with 1.25 inch 60° hexagons, and 2 inch 60° diamonds fit with 2 inch 60° hexagons, and so on.

There are many sizes of both.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

I use the No Waste Fussy Cutting method.

I rotary cut rows, and then cut the diamonds into sets as described in the video for Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses.

Zip, zip, zip.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

10 minutes. Done.

Snack quilting!


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

Each one is a little surprise.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

Can you believe these all came from one fabric?


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

This one is my favorite.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

No. Wait. THIS one is my favorite.

I am so confused.


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

The method in the article on QuiltingHub and the video showing how to get perfect intersections works for the center of the stars AND for the intersections with the hexagons too.


The new diamonds are at a very special intro price—but only until midnight tonight (or whenever I wake up tomorrow morning).


Inklingo Kaleidoscope Stars

I will add more to an album on the Inklingo FaceBook page.

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9 thoughts on “Kaleidoscope Stars – Background Fabric”

  1. I love your stars and choice of backround fabric! Always so pretty. I think it would be helpful too, if you could show the fabrics that you use before you cut it up for your every so pretty blocks. And That you can get more than one look from the same fabric would nice. Thank you every so much!

  2. I think I am struck by two thinks with Inklinko: first of all the printing on fabrics, that give one a feeling of accuracy not felt with any other type of cutting and prepping pieces; and two, Linda’s voice instructions are not in any way hurried rushed. Inklingo gives me a sense of peace and enjoyment rather than the frenetic methods use out there. Faster is not always better! Thak, Linda!!!


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