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Endangered Species with Aurifil

Have you seen the creativity of my fellow Island Batik Ambassadors this month? They are amazing as they bring each one of the Aurifil Endangered Species creatures to life. Art quilting is not my thing but I'm always up for a challenge and have learned a lot by seeing what others do. Threads supplied by… Continue reading Endangered Species with Aurifil

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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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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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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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Create for a Cause BlogHop

Today is day two of Island Batik's Blog Hop, "Create for a Cause". The fabric I used is 'Blinded by Science', by Jackie Kunkel. The fabrics are so much fun, illustrating molecules, DNA, atoms, formulas and other science representations! The charity I chose is "Sleep in Heavenly Peace". This is a local charity that builds… Continue reading Create for a Cause BlogHop

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Unboxing Island Batik 2021

I'm so thrilled to be an Island Batik Ambassador again for 2021! Wait until you see the challenges that are planned for this year. Twice a year, we receive boxes filled with fabric, thread, needles, and batting to use for our projects. Below is a video showing the beautiful supplies I have been sent. After… Continue reading Unboxing Island Batik 2021

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Placemat Challenge

It's a new year with new Island Batik challenges ahead. I'm so excited. I have been watching our new Island Batik Ambassadors as they unpack their boxes of supplies for the next six months and start off running with their first challenge. The creativity of this group is amazing, and inspiring! I will be posting… Continue reading Placemat 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