Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

The Winners!

The Winners of our Island Batik, ‘Tis the Season Blog Post are: Barbara Winkler and Vicki in MN! Congratulations to you both! Please visit my Craftsy Pattern Page where you can each choose the pattern you would like. Leave a comment here indicating you choice and I’ll email them to you. Thank you for taking part in the contest! FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

The Winners

The Winners of our Island Batik, ‘Tis the Season Blog Post are: Barbara Winkler and Vicki in MN! Congratulations to you both! Please visit my Craftsy Pattern Page where you can each choose the pattern you would like. Leave a comment here indicating you choice and I’ll email them to you. Thank you for taking part in …

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‘Tis the Season – with Island Batik

We Island Batik Ambassadors are very privileged! We have the joy of working with their beautiful fabrics and also the pleasure of getting to know and keep in touch with all the wonderful and talented Ambassadors. This year, as you Dear Readers have realized, we’ve been given a new assignment every month. This month’s is truly …

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Christmas in July (in December)

“Christmas in July? I can hear you saying, “But it’s December!” You must be wondering what I am thinking! Those who read, subscribe to, and follow my blog may remember the reason. For those who don’t know, both my sewing machines failed me that month (tension gone so I couldn’t complete my Island Batik Ambassador …

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Quilts for Sales’ Last Few Hours of Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales!

There are only a few hours left on our fantastic sales with quilts up to 50% off! Don’t lose the chance for these tremendous bargains! Click here to view our extended Black Friday Sales. Click here to view our extended Cyber Monday Sales. The quilts on sale for Cyber Monday and Black Friday are different …

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Island Batik’s Winter Wonderland

Welcome to Island Batik‘s Winter Wonderland! This month, we Island Batik Ambassadors were given it as our theme. Of course, Winter Wonderland conjures up many images. First, for me, is one of snow covering the ground and tree branches laced with the fluffy flakes and evergreens dressed in their beautiful best. Snowmen too, of course! However, winter and Christmas …

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A Tutorial from The Quilt Show – Mitered Bindings with Ricky Tims

Ricky Tims demonstrates another method for mitered bindings which I can hardly wait to try! I especially like the fact that it eliminates stitching the miters closed by hand. (Please note that if you subscribe via email, the video will not play. Visit Maria’s Quilt Scraps to view it.) FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Black Friday Sales – Quilts for Sale – 25% & 50% Off!

25% – 50% Off! – Plus Many Lowered Prices! Click here to check them out! Sale ends at midnight EST, November 27th, 2016.   FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Quilts for Sale is about to start its 12th year! We are celebrating with 2 firsts – next week’s Black Friday Sale (November 25th through the 27th) and the week after, our Cyber Monday Sale (November 28th through December 2nd)! Shopping online is quite convenient because you can “Skip the lines and shop from the …

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Island Batik – Pumpkin Fest

This month’s Island Batik theme, naturally, is Pumpkin Fest. Some years ago, I was contacted by a distributor of Simply Plaid fabrics. He wanted quilters to see the value of using plaids in prints and asked if I would design some quilts using their fabrics. One of the ones I came up with, I named, A …

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