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Scrapestry III

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Cleaning up the scraps on hand with the new year. Scrapestry III is beginning to take place.  (Crazy quilt was technically Scrapestry II)

 

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1st panel is basted and ready for sewing.. Here's how it looks in daylight and backlit.

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Thanks.. Second panel is basted.. will start the piecework for center panl and hopefully get this sewn up for the weekend..

 

 

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And the first overall look before I start aligning and working out the center pattern.. Center pattern is one of the trickier parts of my builds. Those pieces are individually placed and I have to find colors to keep the same color from being side by side.. It is easier when the kite is lots of colors like this one as I can choose any color from the pallette. It gets much trickier when the kites are 4 colors or less since my standard builds aren't mirrors of the other side but complimentary and offset..

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The devil made me do it. :devil:

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Yeah and I've heard if ya get a kite from down there ya got to teach it to fly right side up.Unless of course ya get a SOS kite.

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The Flo yellow near the center really pops in black light.. Can't take a good picture of the effect though..

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1 hour ago, riffclown said:

The Flo yellow near the center really pops in black light.. Can't take a good picture of the effect though..

I am looking forward to the completed kite

 

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Piecework for the center panel is done. Decided on 3 vertical orange panels to define the middle. I tried several pics to get the UV/Flo Yellow effect and got a pretty good capture..

First with the black light only..20190108_201032.jpg

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Only this portion of the kite lights up. (unless I decide to use fluorescent thread.)

I have not yet checked the white Dacron to see if it will light up well. Would be an interesting LE effect if it does..

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31 minutes ago, riffclown said:

Piecework for the center panel is done. Decided on 3 vertical orange panels to define the middle. I tried several pics to get the UV/Flo Yellow effect and got a pretty good capture..

First with the black light only..20190108_201032.jpg

Next is normal light20190108_201111.jpg

Then Both 20190108_201119.jpg

 

Only this portion of the kite lights up. (unless I decide to use fluorescent thread.)

I have not yet checked the white Dacron to see if it will light up well. Would be an interesting LE effect if it does..

That is so cool  in the black light!! Looks really nice. Great work

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So LE will be white, Stitching will be white.. The White Thread lights up a nice zig zag on the LE under black light. Weighing my options for Edge Binding.

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No, not on this kite.. this kite will react to black light but it's not a dedicated night kite..

I have another one of those in my head. And I hope to include UV/Black lights embedded in the Leading Edge to light up the kite.

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White LE with White stitching under black light.. the thread shows up much better than the Dacron.

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16 hours ago, riffclown said:

White LE with White stitching under black light.. the thread shows up much better than the Dacron.

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I like the way that glows... that stitching really stands out. It reminds me of an X ray.

Sir we regret to inform you that kiting is in your blood!! 

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More extensive Z-Rays (zig zag) reveal the stitching on the panel is done. Getting there!!!

 

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