Tag Archives: Island Batik

Christmas Rapping Blog Hop & Giveaway – Last Day!

This has been an exciting and fascinating Blog Hop! Former and current Island Batik Ambassadors have created beautiful and stunning quilts from the wonderful patterns in this special book by Nan Baker and Margaret Brewster Willingham. I was fortunate to learn about Christmas Rapping when it was in the planning stages thanks to the privilege …

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Northern Woods Blog Hop – Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the Northern Woods Blog Hop! On Day 1 you visited Nan Baker‘s Purrfect Spots, but even before that Island Batik featured Nan in their blog. –  These beautiful Northern Woods fabrics are Nan’s Signature Collection designed by Kathy Engle for Island Batik. I’m sure you enjoyed reading about Molly Bear in Nan Baker’s Northern …

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Northern Woods – Nan Baker’s Signature Collection

This week has been a special one. It is Aurifil and Island Batik Week. And both are featuring Nan Baker‘s Signature Collection, Northern Woods! I have been using Island Batik‘s gorgeous fabrics and Aurifil’s absolutely wonderful quilting cottons for 2-½ years now and am loving both. I especially enjoy matching Aurifil’s variegated threads to the wonderful colours …

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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 – Modern Quilt Challenge

What is a Modern Quilt? I actually find it difficult to decide on what qualifies. The dictionary meaning is, “of, relating to, or characteristic of contemporary styles of art, literature, music, etc., that reject traditionally accepted or sanctioned forms and emphasize individual experimentation and sensibility.” Even so, after looking at images of what qualifies as modern …

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Playful Paper Piecing with Island Batik

As you may already know, the theme of this month’s Island Batik challenge is Playful Paper Piecing. My project was meant to be presented in mid May. Unfortunately, circumstances decreed otherwise and here I am presenting it to you on the last day of the month. I must admit that paper piecing is not a favourite technique of mine. I …

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Island Batik

I am absolutely thrilled to have just been chosen as one of the Island Batik Ambassadors!  Very exciting! I look forward to sharing more with you in the future!. FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg