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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

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Thread Painting

This month's challenge was about the beautiful Aurifil thread colors and of course, the also beautiful Island Batik fabrics. We were to use the Aurifil for quilting, shading, dimension, and just general fun. I decided to start with an appliqué shape and see how I could enhance with the thread. The fabric I choose for… Continue reading Thread Painting

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Island Batik Ambassador’s It’s in the Bag Blog Hop

This month was a big step out of my box: it has been a long time since I made any bags or large project, besides a quilt, so I was very glad for the great instructions and video tutorials provided By Annie. The instructions that come with the pattern are very detailed and clear, but… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador’s It’s in the Bag Blog Hop

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Try a Tool by Studio 180 Design

This month our challenge was to make a quilt using the Studio 180 Design tool that came in our second Island Batik Ambassador box. I was given the Star 60 tool, Studio 180 Design's newest tool, used to make 60 degree quilt designs with 17 size options! If you have been following me, you would… Continue reading Try a Tool by Studio 180 Design

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Island Batik Ambassador Box 2

Box 2 What a crazy year it has been! I'm so glad to get beautiful Island Batik fabric, Aurifil thread, Accuquilt, Studio 180 Design tools, Hobbs batting and by Annie supplies delivered to my home. Makes everything a little more bearable. In case you want a closer look here are some photos of what was… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador Box 2

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Christmas in July

This month was such a fun challenge. Ambassadors were sent an AccuQuilt Go! Me, which is a small ultraportable AccuQuilt cutter perfect for trying out the AccuQuilt products, for quilters who travel, or have limited space. It came with two GO! dies, one for Half Square Triangles, and one for Quarter Square Triangles. Our challenge… Continue reading Christmas in July

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Tumbleweeds in River Valley Fabric

I just loved making this fun Tumbleweeds pattern by Sarah Furrer, for Studio 180 Design. What made it even yummier was Island Batik's River Valley fabrics designed by Kathy Engle for Deb Tucker. The beautiful greens and blues made me think of days spent canoeing on the Wacissa river here in Tallahassee, Florida. Sarah called… Continue reading Tumbleweeds in River Valley Fabric

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Island Batik Free Theme

This month Island Batik Ambassadors were given a free time to create anything we wanted. The timing couldn't have been more perfect. I had just received my Studio 180 Design Star 60 tool and couldn't wait to play. The Star 60 tool will make hexagon, diamond, and triangle shapes to make star points, or you… Continue reading Island Batik Free Theme

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Creative Borders and Bindings

This month's challenge was to make a quilt with creative borders and and binding.  I wanted to use the Whispering Feathers 2 1/2" strips that were designed by Kathy Engle.  In order to do that, the main fabric in my borders could not be wider than 2 1/2".  No limits however on the background fabric.… Continue reading Creative Borders and Bindings