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Batiks Go Retro Blog Hop

Hi friends! Today is my day on the Batiks Go Retro blog hop. Welcome!   First, what is Batiks Go Retro? It is the new batik line for Island Batiks created by Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis. She is just so talented! It is a really fun line using a color palette of aquas, oranges, purples and… Continue reading Batiks Go Retro Blog Hop

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 7- Merry Mary

Hi friends! Today is my day on the Fiesta de Azucar blog hop! I hope you have been enjoying all the great, creative sugar skulls my designer friends have been making and their stories about them.   In keeping with the tradition, I designed my skull for a family member who is no longer with… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 7- Merry Mary

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 6

Hi friends! It's that time again- time for skull block 6!   Today's skull block is from Tammy Silvers. Click here to go check it out! And here is how the optional setting would look with the first 5 blocks in it.   So, have you tried making any blocks yet? Next week it will… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 6

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Fiesta de Azucar Block 5

Hi friends!   Today you can see block 5 of Fiesta de Azucar. The block was designed by Penni of Cabin in the Woods Quilters and I think you are really going to like her story! And her block! So click here to go check it out! Here is an updated setting with last week's… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block 5

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July Island Batik Ambassador project

Hi friends! This month for the Island Batik Ambassador challenge we were asked to make a baby quilt. Fun! I love making baby quilts!   Not just because they are small and therefore we can make them quickly but because they are usually meant for a baby! A little bundle of joy.  Our kids are… Continue reading July Island Batik Ambassador project

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Fiesta de Azucar- Skull #4

Hi friends! If you have been following the Sugar Skull blog hop, today is day 4! And todays' designer, Cheryl Sleboda has a really great skull for you.   Cheryl is a lover of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos so this was right up her alley. Click here to go check out her skull block!… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar- Skull #4

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Hello Blog Hop!

Hi friends!  Today is my day on the Hello blog hop! Hello is a new fabric line by Susan Emory of Swirly Girls for Michael Miller.  The line has fun funky prints like this one called call me!   And this one called get to the point! And these bracket stripe and hashtag textures in… Continue reading Hello Blog Hop!

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Fiesta de Azucar Block #3 and the Hello fabric blog hop!

Hi friends! How was your week? I hope it was a good one! I spent part of my week taping at Craft U- I will have a new course up on their platform in the fall.   I had a ton of fun with the crew and I am really excited to see how it… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar Block #3 and the Hello fabric blog hop!

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Fiesta de Azucar- Skull #2!

Hi friends!  I hope you had a great week! It has been busy over here- lots of sewing and for the last 2 days - and for today- I am at the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival in Castle Rock. This year I am hanging out in the Sew-ciety booth doing demos with my Braid… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar- Skull #2!