Our last challenge of the year was to make a Lone Star quilt with the Surprise fabric we received in our last box from Island Batik. My fabric was a beautiful collection called Emperor's Treasure. We were also given 2 yards each of 2 fabrics from the collection. I was give Bamboo Leaves- Green and… Continue reading Lone Star Blog Hop
As an Island Batik Ambassador, this month we were challenged to make one or more Christmas Stockings. What a fun tradition Christmas Stockings are! Our family has always filled them up with fun little gifts that we could fit in the stocking. That was always the challenge: getting the right size gift that would fit… Continue reading Creative Christmas Stockings
I am happy to start off September's Island Batik Blog Hop by sharing the quilt I made with my most favorite tools. If you don't already know it, I absolutely love Studio 180 Design tools! I was introduced to the tools in a class I took from Deb Tucker back in 2013; I was so… Continue reading Tool Talk Blog Hop With Studio 180 Design!
This month's Ambassador's challenge is to create Mini quilts: "small versions of full sized quilts and range in size between 12 to 24 inches on a side to being no larger than 24 inches square." I decided to make Higher Ground into a mini. This was a pattern I wrote for a new pattern line… Continue reading Marvelous Minis Challenge
Today I get to share what's in my boxes to use for the next six months of 2022. Thank you for watching my video. I hope you enjoy seeing these beautiful fabrics and supplies generously supplied by Island Batik, Hobbs Batting, Studio 180 Design, By Annie, Prairie Spirit Alpacas, and Accuquilt. A big thank you… Continue reading Island Batik Unboxing Video
For the month of May, Island Batik Ambassadors were challenged to create a quilt with triangles. I love triangle quilts and have been recently playing with Half Square Triangles, but I decided I really wanted a chance to explore the Star 60 tool from Studio 180 Design to see what Triangles I could create. I… Continue reading Triangle Tricks
For the month of February, Island Batik Ambassadors are having a Blog Hop introducing the Fall/Winter 2021 collections that are in shops now. They are beautiful! Be sure to hop over to all the Island Batik Ambassadors blogs so you don't miss any of the new fabric lines! I received Mountain Gems fabric, designed by… Continue reading Row by Row Blog Hop
Seems like Christmas to me when I receive boxes from Island Batik filled with their fabric. Other sponsors also send presents such as batting from Hobbs, needles from Schmetz, thread from Aurifil, a tool from Studio 180 Design, dies from AccuQuilt Go and pattern and notions from industry partner By Annie. Could it get any… Continue reading Island Batik Unboxing
Click on the photo to see what I have been creating with this year's beautiful Island Batik fabrics!
A great year with some gorgeous fabrics from Island Batik. Click on the photo to see.