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Storm at Sea Blog Hop

Our Island Batik Ambassador challenge this month was one of my favorite quilt blocks, Storm at Sea! The units in the block appear to make curves that look like the waves on the ocean. It's such a beautiful block. The block units are an Economy unit and a Diamond unit. I immediately went for my… Continue reading Storm at Sea Blog Hop

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by Annie Challenge

The Island Batik Ambassadors' September challenge was to make a ByAnnie bag of our choice. We also got to choose our fabrics which was great. I picked Back At Ya 2.1 for my project. I thought the bag would be perfect for quilt shows. It would allow me to keep my hands free for shopping… Continue reading by Annie Challenge

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Try a Tool Blog Hop

Our challenge this month is to make a quilt with the tool given to us by Studio 180 Design. Since the tools make multiple size units, the quilt can be any size, but must have at least 30 units. The tool I received is the Corner Beam. Corner Beam The fabric Island Batik gave me… Continue reading Try a Tool Blog Hop

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Island Batik Unboxing

This is my second year as an Island Batik Ambassador. It has been an honor, and so much fun to create something new every month! Watch my video to see the generous shipment of supplies I received from our sponsors. https://videopress.com/v/Np8kSEsy?preloadContent=metadata Unboxing Video 2021 Some closeups of the generous supply of fabric by Island Batik,… Continue reading Island Batik Unboxing

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“Never too Early” with Island Batik

Never too early to get started on those Christmas projects. If it's for gift giving or decorating your home, July is always a great time to get those projects going. I hope you have been looking at the other Island Batik Ambassador's pages to see what they have done. There are some awesome projects! I… Continue reading “Never too Early” with Island Batik

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Spread Love and Joy

Spreading the love through quilting was our challenge this month. How cool is that? We were to create and give away a project made with the AccuQuilt BOB (Block on Board) die, combined with the GO! Qube 8" Mix and Match Block. My BOB was Hattie's Choice and I combined it with the Susannah block.… Continue reading Spread Love and Joy

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It’s All Up To You

April is a free month, "any size, any theme, any technique", for the Island Batik Ambassadors. We are to "express our creativity without guidelines." I can't wait to see what my fellow Ambassadors come up with! My mind drifted to some of my students wanting to learn to use the Studio 180 Design's Rapid Fire… Continue reading It’s All Up To You

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ScrapBuster Challenge

Do you have a hard time just randomly using fabrics in a quilt? I do. I seem to need some theme. Not necessarily a fabric line, but similar colors, or brights, or civil war; I need something to tie it all together. I have a basket of Island Batik scraps from previous challenges - too… Continue reading ScrapBuster Challenge

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Medallion Quilt

I have thouroughly enjoyed my time as an Island Batik Ambassador this year. The monthly challenges have been good for me in "expanding my borders" and getting to know other quilters and designers has been inspiring. The fabric from Island Batik, needles from Schmetz, dies and cutters from AccuQuilt, thread from Aurifil, batting from Hobbs… Continue reading Medallion Quilt

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Inspired by Nature

I have been so inspired by all the quilts I have seen by my fellow Island Batik Ambassadors this month: beautiful, creative quilts made with gorgeous Island Batik fabrics that are in your local quilt shops now. How can we not rush out and buy them all? Being locked down this year has made me… Continue reading Inspired by Nature