Ricky Tims is teaching a FREE online class on his Kool Kaleidoscope pattern:
The first session is on making Strata--strips of fabric cut in various widths, sewn into "cloth". Next, we will learn how to create our templates.
This is not a project carefully thought out in advance. Whatever happens, happens, when we start to cut out the pieces. For those who agonize over every fabric choice, this is a challenge. And exactly why those people should try it. Follow Ricky's instructions and "trust the process".
Here are my 5 strata "fabrics"--I still have to make an "identical twin" of each of these before Friday July 30, when Ricky shows in the second lesson how to create the templates.
|All 5 Strata fabrics|
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We had the pleasure of having super kid Stella visit us for the day recently. She will be a big first grader starting next week, when life gets busier. So we put in a request for a visit--her brother is at daycare so we had Stella all to ourselves.
She picked blackberries (they are getting scarce), practiced riding her two-wheel bike, baked chocolate chip cookies, asked for pizza for lunch, and after lunch, during quiet time, she enjoyed a little iPad time--she is a great puzzle solver. We love our Kool Kid!