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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!

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Gloaming Blog Hop!

Hi friends! Today I am posting about a wonderful new fabric line called Gloaming. The fabric is by Shelley Cavanna for Benartex. I met Shelley at Quilt Market last fall and she is just sew nice and we had a lot of fun chatting. So when she asked if I was interested in being part… Continue reading Gloaming Blog Hop!

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Lunch Hour Patchwork book & giveaway!

Hi friends! How are you? How is the weather by you? We had some snow over the last couple of days and it has been cold. But the pup loves playing in the snow! So she and I have been outside a couple of times everyday just throwing a ball around and romping in the… Continue reading Lunch Hour Patchwork book & giveaway!

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Blue Moon Blog Hop Day 2

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

Island Batik Four Seasons Quilt Pattern featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs: batik quilt
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Island Batik Four Seasons Quilt Pattern

Hi friends! Today is my second day on the Island Batik Four Seasons quilt pattern blog hop. If you missed the first post, click here to read and enter that giveaway.   For my second quilt this month, I thought about what I wanted to share. And what I wanted to share is a quick… Continue reading Island Batik Four Seasons Quilt Pattern

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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Holiday magazine giveaway

Hi friends! I wanted to do one last giveaway before the end of the year. I don't think I showed you all this but I had a project on the cover the McCall's Quilting  Nov/Dec magazine!    My pattern for a Christmas stocking was shown on the cover along with a couple of other stockings.… Continue reading Holiday magazine giveaway

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100 Blocks Magazine Winners

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

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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