Get ready!!! September is in the bag with Island Batik and By Annie

Get ready!!!  September is in the bag with Island Batik and  By Annie

This is going to be a fun and exciting month. You are in for a wonderful time with the chance to win fabulous Island Batik fabric bundles. I hope you join me and my fellow Island Batik Ambassadors as we share with you how we are using the beautiful new 2020 Spring Island Batik fabric collections in a variety of bags we will be making.

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It’s Tool Time – Poppin Pinwheels with the Studio 180 Design Corner Pop Ruler

It’s Tool Time – Poppin Pinwheels with the Studio 180 Design Corner Pop Ruler

One of the many fun things we get to do as Island Batik Ambassadors is to create with products from our sponsors. This month our sponsor is Studio 180 Designs. They provided me with a specialty ruler to make perfect corners in any block design. The ruler is called the Corner Pop.

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Christmas In July with AccuQuilt GO! Me and Island Batik.

Christmas In July with AccuQuilt GO! Me and Island Batik.

This month, all the Island Batik Ambassadors were given an AccuQuilt GO! Me Fabric Cutter Starter Set. This was a wonderful opportunity to encourage and inspire a new quilter. I selected a young girl from our community to work with for the month of July.

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Island Batik – Christmas in July Unboxing

Island Batik – Christmas in July Unboxing

I also want to express a big THANK YOU to Island Batik and the sponsors – Aurifil Thread, Hobbs Batting, Studio 180 Design, ByAnnie and Accuquilt Go! for the wonderful products they have sent for the Island Batik Ambassador program.

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June Island Batik Challenge – Octadic Stars

June Island Batik Challenge – Octadic Stars

Have you ever thought about wanting to transform an English Paper Pieced quilt block into a unique traditional pieced and appliqued quilt block. I will share with you and show you how I created Octadic Stars. It is a block I designed from an EPP block commonly referred to as Rolling Star.

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Frontier Charm – May Blog Hop Ultimate Home Decor Table Topper & Give-away

Frontier Charm – May Blog Hop Ultimate Home Decor Table Topper & Give-away

Decorating our homes with handmade projects adds a very personal touch. Some of us like a more modern style and some favor a more primitive traditional look. In my home I like the warm and welcoming feel of a more primitive traditional look. I would like to share with you a great way to show you how to use batiks and create a traditional primitive style table topper. Read more at carolmoellersdesigns.com

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Afternoon Delight – April Island Batik Borders and Bindings Challenge

Afternoon Delight – April Island Batik Borders and Bindings Challenge

Tea anyone? With the arrival of Spring comes the joy of gathering with friends during a virtual tea party due to the Corvid-19 social distancing requirements. We can still get together and enjoy a nice cup of tea for an afternoon chat and share the creative projects we are working on. Read more about “Afternoon Delight”.

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Corona Borealis – Finding the way through these uncertain seas – My Island Batik One Die AccuQuilt Wonder Challenge

Corona Borealis – Finding the way through these uncertain seas – My Island Batik One Die AccuQuilt Wonder Challenge

This month has been an ebb and flow of emotions. The Covid-19 virus has touched each and everyone of us around the world in some form. It is a turbulent sea out there at the moment. The events around the world are changing daily. I was given the new AccuQuilt BOB, Storm-At-Sea die and thought this months challenge was a perfect way to use this new die.

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Island Batik Log Cabin Blog Hop – Meet Pythagoras

Island Batik Log Cabin Blog Hop – Meet Pythagoras

February Island Batik Blog Hop Challenge using the new Spring/Summer 2020 Sunset Blooms collection by Kathy Engle. Pythagoras is a fun and easy triangle log cabin quilt to make. I know you all have heard of the Pythagorean Theorem, well I put the theorem to good use. There are so many possibilities for organizing them to make interesting log cabin quilts. Visit my blog and read more. Leave me a comment. I would love to hear what you think about this new Island Batik collection.

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Let’s Get Scrappy – Let’s play in the scrap box

Let’s Get Scrappy – Let’s play in the scrap box

As quilters we all have them, some more than others – lots and lots of fabric scraps. If we are new quilters we may not have as much, but don’t let that stop you from making a beautiful scrappy quilt. There are all kinds of way to build your scrap stash. So Let’s Get Scrappy and let me show you a great way to use up those beautiful scraps.

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