Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

Last Week of the Island Batik Blog Hop!

We are already into the last week of the Island Batik Blog Hop – Planes, Trains, and Automobiles! My turn was this past Wednesday. If you didn’t read my blog on that day and enter for free prizes, do so now. Scroll down to view it and scroll even futher down to view the events …

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My Turn! – Island Batik Planes Trains and Automobiles Blog Hop

Hasn’t this Island Batik Blog Hop been wonderfully exciting? So many talented quilters and so many wonderful quilts! Today is especially exciting for me because it is my turn along with Adele Mogavero‘s (The Fit Quilter)! We are working mainly with Holiday Happenings, seen below on the right. The gorgeous fabrics I was sent to work with are, …

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Day #5 of the Island Batik Blog Hop

Wasn’t yesterday’s quilt a great design? Loved the background and those cute vehicles? Today’s, using the Island Batik Florida Oranges fabric line are inspired and there are 3 great designers to visit!  If you’ve missed any of the stops along the way, don’t worry. You can go back and see every one of them. The sehedule …

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Day #3 of the Island Batik Blog Hop

Today is an exciting day for the  Island Batik Blog Hop because there are 3 designers to visit! You will enjoy each of them, so be sure to view the schedule and links below to visit KISSed Quilts Made In Scraps and Happy Cottage Quilter!   Enjoy!   Planes, Trains & Automobiles Blog Hop Schedule Monday, February 15 – Caribbean Splash  …

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Day #2 of the Island Batik Blog Hop

I’m sure you’ll enjoy these Sneak Peeks as much as I do! Today’s quilt is exceptional! You won’t want to miss it! Be sure to visit Moose Stash Quilting! Planes, Trains & Automobiles Blog Hop Schedule Today! Monday, February 15 – Caribbean Splash  Bejeweled QuiltsPamela Quilts Tuesday, February 16 – London Fog Moose Stash Quilting Wednesday, February 17 – French Roasted KISSed Quilts Made …

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Day #1 of Island Batik’s Planes, Trains & Automobiles Blog Hop!

How very exciting! The Island Batik Planes, Trains & Automobiles Blog Hop has begun! Start today by hopping on over to Bejeweled Quilts and Pamela Quilts!   Planes, Trains & Automobiles Blog Hop Schedule Today! Monday, February 15 – Caribbean Splash  Bejeweled QuiltsPamela Quilts Tuesday, February 16 – London Fog Moose Stash Quilting Wednesday, February 17 – French Roasted …

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Sign of Spring? – Not Yet!

What a surprise this was! Our snowdrops bloomed during the first week of February – the earliest ever! They usually bloom in mid March and as early as the last week of February. We immediately hoped it was a sign for an early spring this year. Poor snowdrops! Our temperatures have dropped to zero and below zero …

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Tomorrow! – Day 1 of the Island Batik Blog Hop

Set your alarm clock or electronic device for tomorrow! Why? To remember that it’s the exciting first day of the Island Batik Blog Hop! You won’t want to miss a day! Travel along with us! Look for lots of great quilt designs using Island Batik fabrics and some giveaways, too!

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Dresden Plate Baby Quilt – Finished!

  This one was a long time in the making, but was finally finished and given to the darling little one it was meant for. The reward was in seeing her attracted by the colours, batting at it with her hand, and smiling. What more could I possibly ask for? I have always loved mixing …

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Coming Soon!

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