Hi friends! Welcome to my post on the Turnabout Patchwork book blog hop! Teresa has created this wonderful book, published by Martingale, which is all about simple blocks that you slice or twist to create new blocks! The quilt I chose to play with is called Sweet Bows and I used some… Continue reading Turnabout Patchwork Book Review
Hi friends! Today is my day on the Pixelating Blog Hop! The what you say??? My friend and really cool designer Toni Smith, aka Quiltoni, has a book called Designing Block Quilts. To launch her book, she asked some people to designs quilts using the ideas in her book. The book shows you… Continue reading Pixelating Blog Hop- wait till you see this quilt!
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! Today is my day on the Blue Moon blog hop. Hmmm... you may be wondering- what is Blue Moon? Well, it is Jackie Kunkel's new Signature Batik Collection from Island Batik designed by Kathy Engle! And it is yummy. Lucky me, Jackie sent me some scraps leftover from her projects and I got… Continue reading Blue Moon Blog Hop Day 2
Hi friends! I hope your new year has started off filled with hope, anticipation and a sense of excitement - what wonderful thing will happen this year? For me, I have lots of plans. (*Cue evil villain rubbing hands together with a criminal cackle.*) Ok- that is a bad image. How about (*Cue cute… Continue reading Happy New Year- welcome to 2018!
Hi friends. It is so hard to believe that 2017 is almost over. I think we all say this, probably every year, but really, where did the year go? And I think most of us, if we can take the time from the crazy busy holiday season,like to take a few minutes to reflect on… Continue reading A time for reflection…
Hi friends! I hope you are having a great week! the weather here this week is lovely- we are supposed to get to the 70s on Thanksgiving. Weird but nice. I was going to skip the blog post this week as we are all so busy, but then realized that I needed to post the… Continue reading 100 Blocks Magazine Winners
Hi friends! Today is my day on the Island Batik Back to School blog hop. When I think about this time of year, it brings up so many images. School books. Notebooks. Pens. Pencils. Leaves changing. Apple picking. Pumpkins. So when thinking about the quilt I wanted to make for this blog hop, I… Continue reading Back to School 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
Hi friends! So, do you ever make a quilt more than once? Maybe you have a favorite pattern that you make over and over? Saturday is National Sew a Jelly Roll day and many of my local quilt shops are doing some fun jelly roll related events! One of my "go-to" quilt patterns that I… Continue reading Quilt redo and some more blog hops!