Italian Color Builder Challenge

For our challenge this month, the Ambassadors were sent an Italy-themed Color Builder box by Aurifil. I was sent Florence Brown containing three shades of brown (#2312, # 6010 and #2360) in 50 weight. We were to use all three colors in our project of thread painting, appliqué, or a combination of the two. Florence… Continue reading Italian Color Builder Challenge


English Paper Piecing Challenge

Disclosure: The products in this post were provided by Island Batik, Hobbs Batting, AccuQuilt, Aurifil Thread and Schmetz Needles. Our final challenge for 2021 was English Paper Piecing (commonly called EPP). We were challenged to hand sew (using a running stitch) shapes, stabilized by heavy paper, to create a design of our choice. Our design… Continue reading English Paper Piecing Challenge

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Bellingham Bay Blog Hop – Day 3

Look at these beautiful greens with just a touch of purple; doesn't it just scream Hunter's Star... that's what I thought. So when the Studio 180 Design team offered us Certified Instructors a chance to design a quilt using the Rapid Fire Hunter's Star tool along with another tool and make it with this beautiful… Continue reading Bellingham Bay Blog Hop – Day 3

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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