Indian Spice Kaleidescope

I made this for my cleaning man’s wife. He was going home to see her and his daughters, back in Kerala. I admire him so much, sacrificing, being away from his family so he can provide home and education for his daughters, and a better future for them. He works so hard, and he misses his family so much. Yes, I sent money, too.

I love Kaleidescopes. Those who think they are a simple block haven’t explored their possibilities – Kaleidescopes provide a great intellectual exercise in color placement and all kinds of repeating techniques to create mood and motion.



2 thoughts on “Indian Spice Kaleidescope

  1. jamie harlow says:

    Your quilt projects are so inspiring! I have been a seamstress for years but haven’t really delved into quilting, though a girlfriend of mine as asked for a quilt for christmas this year. in a google search for “wave quilt pattern” i came across your blog and i am moved almost to tears by the beauty πŸ™‚ wish me luck in my project and beyond, and the same to you! thanks for being here!

  2. worldquilter says:

    Jamie, I am sorry it took me so long to see your comment. I hadn’t posted recently, so I haven’t checked the blog a lot.

    Thank you for loving my quilts. πŸ™‚ I kind of keep my own council, and try to remember that this is supposed to be FUN. This is what I would wish for you – that you give it a try, and have fun with it. Yes, there are conventions. You are not obligated to follow them. Many a new technique has developed because someone followed her muse. πŸ™‚

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