New Quilt Pattern: Tropical Sky, a Pieced Star Quilt featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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New Quilt Pattern: Tropical Sky, a Pieced Star Quilt

Hi friends! When I was the given the opportunity to work with a signature line with Island Batik, I had been hoping to be able to debut the line and all my new patterns at Quilt Market. Of course, this past May, Quilt Market was cancelled. So I have been slower than normal in releasing… Continue reading New Quilt Pattern: Tropical Sky, a Pieced Star Quilt

Tropical Sunset: a Brand New Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Tropical Sunset: a Brand New Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

Hi friends!  New Quilts I have been slowly showing off some of my new quilts that I designed for Spring Quilt Market. Most of the new quilts use my Signature Fabric line with Island Batik called Tiki Punch. Tiki Punch will be in shops in November. Last week on my Facebook Live I showed off… Continue reading Tropical Sunset: a Brand New Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

Tropical Terrace: a New Braid Quilt Pattern  featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Design.
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Tropical Terrace: a New Braid Quilt Pattern 

Hi friends! Today I wanted to share with you a new braid quilt pattern that I have just come out with. The pattern is one that uses my Braid Template. Say hello to Tropical Terrace!! Tropical Terrace: a New Braid Quilt Pattern: Tiki Punch But first, the story about the fabric. Last year, I was… Continue reading Tropical Terrace: a New Braid Quilt Pattern 

Kismet fabric collection for Island Batik featured by top US quilting blog, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs.
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The Kismet Fabric Collection by Tammy for Island Batik

Hi friends! Today is my day on the Kismet Blog Hop!  Kismet Fabric Collection Kismet is the new fabric collection designed by Tammy Silvers for Island Batik. It is just awesome! Many of you know I love bright colors so when Tammy asked if I wanted to play with her new line, it was a… Continue reading The Kismet Fabric Collection by Tammy for Island Batik

Quilting Projects for the Speakeasy Fabrics featured by top US quilting blog, Seams Like a Dream.: triangle quilt
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Quilting Projects for the Speakeasy Fabrics

Hi friends! Welcome to the Speakeasy fabrics Blog Hop!   Today I am going to show you the projects I made using this awesome batik fabric line designed by my super talented quilting buddy Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis. Speakeasy Fabrics Aren't they great? Really rich colors. If you would like to hear about Tammy's inspiration… Continue reading Quilting Projects for the Speakeasy Fabrics

batik talel runner
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Retreat- renew, refresh

Hi friends! How are you? I just back on Sunday from a retreat up in the mountains here in CO. We were up in Black Hawk. The retreat is sponsored by a local quilt shop here called Fabric Expressions and is held at a home that functions as a retreat center.    Before I left… Continue reading Retreat- renew, refresh

batik strips
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Use it Up!

Hi friends! Some of the Island Batik ambassador alumni  decided to do a blog hop called "Use it Up!". I love this idea! We all have leftover bits of fabric from our ambassador projects and what a great idea to use up some of those bits and pieces!   So, what did I do with my… Continue reading Use it Up!

Island Batik Four Seasons Blog Hop featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs: layer cake quilt
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Island Batik Four Seasons Blog Hop Post 1

Hi friends! The four seasons. For those of us who live in a climate where each season is so very distinct, there is something to love in each one. For winter, many dislike the cold, wet and damp. Or the shorter days. Or the many layers of clothes needed to brave the elements. Or, maybe,… Continue reading Island Batik Four Seasons Blog Hop Post 1

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October Island Batik Ambassador project and…

Hi friends! It has been  while since my last post- a month! Where did the time go? Since I last posted I have been to Des Moines to the AQS quilt show. I had a booth there and it was a blast. It was hubby's first time at a show and he came in handy… Continue reading October Island Batik Ambassador project and…

sugar skull quilt block
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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