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Cat in the Hat

Its time for a little Halloween fun at Lemon Tree Snippets.  You don’t have to be Dr. Seuss to be inspired by this seasonal feline project.  All it took was a stack of fabrics in fun fall colors, a page from a coloring book, and a few sewing room tricks to make this little treat.  This project is for the Island Batik Pumpkin Fest tour,  but there … Continue reading Cat in the Hat

Winner! Seaside Summer Hop Giveaway

A happy and cheerful congratulations goes out to… Charlotte Barr Schafer!   Your name was drawn in my Island Batik #SeasideSummerHop  giveaway. Thank-you for reading Lemon Tree Snippets and entering this drawing! I will be reaching out to you for an address on where to send these lovely Batik fabrics. Continue reading Winner! Seaside Summer Hop Giveaway

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Pattern Editing – Go for it!

Welcome to my day on the Island Batik Seaside Summer blog hop!  I’m happy to share the Sea Canyon collection with you today. The color palette is inspired by the vibrant colors of a desert sunset in the Grand Canyon.  Just look at these great fabrics! I’m excited to get started.   Lets Get Started with Editing the Pattern! The project I’m sharing with you … Continue reading Pattern Editing – Go for it!

Christmas in July

Christmas In July

  Now that you’ve set off your firecrackers and burned down the sparklers, its time to jingle your sleigh bells and get some holiday sewing started.  I’m talking about Christmas in July, and the Island Batik Ambassadors are going to help jump start your creative muse with a Christmas in July blog hop. Whether you are an organized sewer who plans ahead or one who … Continue reading Christmas In July

Playful Paper Piecing

Power of Playful Piecing

It’s play time!  The May challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors is Playful Paper Piecing.  The rules were pretty simple: Select any fabric  in the current collections, use either foundation paper piecing or English Paper Piecing, and create something playful.  The projects can be any size but the theme of ‘Playful’ was open to our interpretation.   So where do you begin when you have … Continue reading Power of Playful Piecing