Joseph's Coat finished

26 Oct 2009
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This Kaleidescope took ten days to make but well worth the time, I named it Joseph's Coat not because it has many colors but because it had a hard time getting along with its brother fabrics . A lot of choices go into making any Kaleidescope and this one especially so , for me its just not right until it makes me happy :) this piece is about 30"x 27" framed

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arlijohn wrote
on 27 Oct 2009 1:37 PM

This quilt has a good sense of fun.

okieLinda wrote
on 27 Oct 2009 3:41 PM

I thought so , my first thought was that tickles my funny bone :)

lindajoy wrote
on 27 Oct 2009 3:52 PM

It's beautiful. I'm a beginner and something like this for me is way out of my league. But one day!!!

on 30 Oct 2009 8:55 PM

I like this, it looks very unique to me. Great job!!

magikquilter wrote
on 30 Oct 2009 10:23 PM

i think its fabulous!

papercoyote wrote
on 31 Oct 2009 6:49 AM

I like your final choice of background fabric - it really makes the other colors pop!

okieLinda wrote
on 31 Oct 2009 7:27 AM

I thought something with black or just black would do as a background  but it just seemed to pale out the scope , I dont understand why but thats part of the fun of Kaliedscopes you just got to stick with it till it comes out right , this was started out with a little bundle of multicolor batik with a strong pattern on it from hobby lobby, the first thing Ive ever seen that screamed I can be a kalidescope at me right at the store, I have a large stash of fabrics that I pick up mostly here and there so usually they have all kinds of bits in them , the green and pink and black stripes was from curtains at a garage sale and the winning background was a large pillow case from the salvation army store :) I confess this here so everyone can see that anyone can make a cool quilt no matter where you live or how.

on 4 Nov 2009 4:01 AM


Lynnette H. wrote
on 24 Apr 2010 6:24 PM

I'm sorry, I don't know much about quilting arts, but is that done with all fabric? That is just incredible !!!!!!!

okieLinda wrote
on 24 Apr 2010 8:39 PM

yes its all fabrics I wrote a friends conversation if you can find that under Hello about them to you, Thanks