Joyful – My New Suite B Signature Collection designed by Cherish Flieder

Joyful – My New Suite B Signature Collection designed by Cherish Flieder

I am so excited to announce my new FW2021 Signature Collection “Joyful” by Suite B from Island Batik designed from the watercolor artwork of Cherish Flieder. The collection represents the pure joy of knowing that every day is a gift and taking the time to enjoy the day for all that it offers.

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Winter Waltz

Winter Waltz

I hope you like “Winter Waltz”. It is designed using the beautiful tone on tone batiks from the Glacier Bay collection by Island Batik. Leave me a comment and you will be entered in a drawing to receive a complementary issue of the McCall’s Quilting November/December 2021 issue.

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Coming in April Mid-Century Modern

Coming in April                   Mid-Century Modern

I am so excited to announce my new Mid-Century Modern collection with Suite B Fabrics. It is now available for pre-ordering and will be shipping in April 2021. Pre-orders are now available at Island Batik. New projects I have designed a few wonderful projects to complement my fabric collection. Patterns will be available in the coming months. If you would like to carry any of these new patterns in your shop send me an email. Island Batik Foundations My collection is complemented by beautiful Island Batik Foundations I have selected the following foundations which work nicely with any of the…

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Xanadu – My newest art quilt

Xanadu – My newest art quilt

Xanadu was a quilt I made for the Ricky Tims “Rise Up” Challenge. The challenge was to express our perseverance, determination, tenacity, and fortitude during the Covid-19 pandemic. A number of beautiful art quilts were submitted for the challenge. All of the entrants personal stories and quilts are available to see on Ricky Tims’s website. Social Bubbles by Denise DeGrandis, Thornberry, Ontario, Canada was the grand prize winner of Ricky’s “Let Freedom Ring” quilt. Congratulations Denise!!!! You can read more about Xanadu on my Blog.

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Time Square – Celebrating new times ahead

Time Square – Celebrating new times ahead

Our challenge was to design a medallion style quilt. I am posting mine on the last day of the year for a reason. As we all know we all have the same amount of time given to us. Time is one of those commodities to make choices on how we want to use it. Time is of the present. The quilt I designed for you is a modern representation of a circle of time inside the walls of the present. I know there will be more time outside those walls but for know I need to focus on the present. I can still dream about the time in the future but I will always be pulled back to the middle to find the balance I need to have a creative and happy life.

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Just Launched! It’s big! Suite B and Mid-Century Modern is here!

Just Launched! It’s big! Suite B and Mid-Century Modern is here!

Santa Claus came early and delivered my wonderful new collection of fabrics. My collection is named Mid-Century Modern. It is produced by a new sister company call Suite B Fabrics of Island Batik. This is a dream come true and I am so excited to share it with you. It is an exciting line of high quality digital fabrics. There are eight new collections from fellow Suite B designers. The collection is premiering with a diverse range of themes and colors all quilters and sewers will love! Features of Suite B Fabrics Leading designs from some of the industry’s top…

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So Tickled & In the Pink – Inspired by Nature Blog Hop

So Tickled & In the Pink – Inspired by Nature Blog Hop

Nature is full of beautiful color. The colors from our gardens are a great place to be inspired. I was given the Island Batik “Tickled Pink” collection designed by Kathy Engle.

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Thread Painting with Aurifil – Meet William’s Garden

Thread Painting with Aurifil – Meet William’s Garden

It has been a great month to create and play with the wonderful thread we were given by our generous sponsor Aurifil Threads. I thought this month I would incorporate applique and thread painting together in a colorful wall hanging. Here is William’s Garden. It is 37″ x 37″.

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New Patterns Coming in November

New Patterns Coming in November

If you love Island Batiks, you are going to love this post. As an Island Batik Designer I get to create and design wonderful projects with new lines of fabric. I had the opportunity to design a few new patterns using Claudia Pfeil’s and Kathy Engle’s new lines of Island Batiks. So fill your glass with a nice Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio, get all snuggly in your comfy chair and enjoy these amazing new fabric lines from Island Batik and the beautiful patterns I have designed using these new collections.

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