Triple Twister Kaleidoscope Version & Prize Winners!

Before announcing the prize winners from the last post I thought I would show you a closer look at the kaleidoscope option included in the Triple Twister pattern.

Here’s the Triple Twister pattern cover.

Microsoft Word - QM127 Triple Twister Pattern Cover Draft 2012-5

To create the optional kaleidoscope version, I used the four-patch kaleidoscope technique described in the pattern with four repeats of this foliage print called Botanica by Henry Glass.

QM127 HenryGlass Botanica 15in 7433-77

I chose a turquoise coordinate for the alternating squares and light aqua for the background.  Then, using the Lil’  Twister it was easy to create the runner shown here.  I put the leftover foliage print on the back of the runner since it’s fun to see the original fabric used the create the pinwheels.

QM127 Triple Twister Kaleidoscope Runner 150dpi

Here’s an image zooming into the middle section so you can see the effect of the kaleidoscope pinwheels.  The squares in the border are the leftover pieces from the Lil’ Twister cutting.  Isn’t that fun?!

QM127 Triple Twister Kaleidoscope closeup

Have I tempted you to try “kaleidoscoping” your pinwheels?

OK, now it’s time to announce the winners from the Pinwheel Patterns for Lil’ Twister & Twister Tool post.  Using the random number generator on the 95 comments, the winners are #47 and #70!

Nancy M. wins the Triple Twister kit with Moda Fig Tree Tapestry with cream background.   Reading through all the comments, it looks like preferences are pretty evenly divided with 13 people noting that they prefer Version 1 with one background and 16 people prefer Version 2 with two backgrounds.

#47  Nancy M. Says:
January 9, 2013 at 11:51 am I have the little ruler but have yet to work with it. You patterns are inspiring. My goal for 2013 is to make a twister quilt! PS I like the one color background best!

QM127 Triple Twister Moda Tapestry LC 1 bkgd

Chris wins the pack of all 3 patterns Triple Twister, Twister Tapestry & Twister Illusions

#70 Chris Says:
January 10, 2013 at 2:03 am I really enjoy the Twister. It’s just plain fun! I hadn’t seen the new patterns. They are great! Can’t wait to try them.

Thank you to everyone who left a comment and I appreciate you taking the time to visit my blog.  Thanks again to Moda for helping me get back into blogging.

See you next month and until then….enjoy all your Quilt Moments!

Marilyn

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4 Responses to “Triple Twister Kaleidoscope Version & Prize Winners!”

  1. kim Says:

    I just love the Twister and Twister Too! Blocks. I can’t wait to try a few of my own!

  2. Christine Huggins Says:

    Totally tweet!

  3. Barbara Says:

    I love what you have done with this block. Beautiful.

  4. Carol Brady Says:

    The quilt kit is awesome! The directions for leaving a comment were a little difficult.

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