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
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
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!
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
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…
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
And so it begins... a blog hop of fun sugar skull patterns! Here is how it will work: Beginning on July 1st through August 26th 2017 each designer will release their skull design. On September 2nd and September 9th there will be two border designs released. Each block will be 9″ x 12″ with… Continue reading Fiesta de Azucar- Skull #1!
Hi friends! The Island Batik Ambassador challenge for June was to create a curved pieced quilt. Curves. Have you done a lot of curves? Do you like to do curves? I love how curves look in a quilt but I have not done a lot of them. So definitely a challenge! I started with… Continue reading June Island Batik Challenge