Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

March Mini Madness Links

As promised, here are the links to tour our Island Batik Ambassadors’ blogs. Visit them and where necessary, scroll down to view all the March Mini Madness quilts that have been made! You will find an amazing variety of inspirational minis and designs! Have fun! Adele Mogavero Ark Angel Creations Bea Quilter Bejeweled Quilts Purrfect Spots Desert Bloom Quilting …

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March Mini Madness

We Island Batik Ambassadors were given a March Challenge – Mini Madness! Our task was to create a mini quilt no larger than 24 x 24 inches. Challenges are fun! Naturally, I had to think a while and plan. Finally, while looking at the Sweet Georgia Peach line, which I planned to use, an earlier pattern …

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Winners of the Island Batik Blog Hop!

Island Batik will post the winners of their beautiful fabrics. From among those who entered my giveaway by answering all 3 questions, 6 winners were chosen. Congratulations to our winners! LJ Lori S Rina M. Celeste P. Sheila I. Jackie M. To Claim Your Prize: 1. Visit my Pattern Store at Craftsy. 2. Choose the pattern …

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Last Day of the Island Batik Hop!

Today is the last day of the wonderully exciting Island Batik Hop – Planes, Trains & Automobiles! If you have missed it, scroll down to my turn where you will find a list with all the necessary links. Visit each stop along the Hop and enter to win the various giveaways including free fabrics from Island Batik. …

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March – In Like A Lion!

March has definitely come in like a lion this year. Hope it really does go out like a lamb! Fingers crossed! Although we want to see the end of winter, blue skies and snow are beautiful to look upon! I especially love it on evergreens and trees. A sign of spring! The crows are back. …

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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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