Category Archives: Island Batik

New Beginnings

New Beginnings is the perfect theme for this first month in a New Year! As all of you who have been following our Island Batik Blog Hop already know, we Ambassadors were assigned and challenged with this theme. (If you haven’t been following go back and visit each stop on the blog. You won’t want to miss …

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Bountiful Harvest – Island Batik

September’s Island Batik theme was Bountiful Harvest and our quilts were to be table toppers. Unfortunately, I missed it because of a problem with my leg that didn’t allow the use of my sewing machine for too long a while. I have finally caught up with that assignment! I used Island Batik’s Precut Strips to …

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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 Store where you can each choose the pattern you would like. Leave a comment here indicating your choice and I’ll email them to you. Thank you for taking part …

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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!

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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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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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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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Island Batik’s Christmas in July

  Island Batik’s Christmas in July We Island Batik Ambassadors were challenged to design for the Christmas in July theme, which is a very popular one. We lucky people were given their absolutely beautiful Holiday Happenings line to work with. Two unfortunate things have happened while preparing to share my version of Christmas in July. First is that …

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Modern Batik Challenge – A Summary

For all those who will surely want to see all the modern-style quilts created by our Island Batik Ambassadors last month, click on this Moose Stash Quilting link. You won’t want to miss all the creativity! A reminder – this is the one I posted.

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