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

A Blue Bird and The Cat

The Island Batik Ambassadors have been having a good time with our April Challenge. The challenge was to create a project using an April Showers theme.  We could include anything speaks April: rain, umbrellas, rain gear, spring, spring flowers.  You get the picture, right!   One of my favorite things in April are the Tulips, so I wanted to include a tulip in my project. The … Continue reading A Blue Bird and The Cat

Planes, Trains, Automobiles – and Diamonds!

Hello! And welcome to the Island Batik Ambassador’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Blog Hop. We are excited to be sharing our journeys, travels, and quilting inspirations with you. This hop also offers a sneak peak at the collections that Island Batik will be introducing at Spring Market!     Today I am taking you to the famously picturesque views of Oahu Island from Waikiki Beach … Continue reading Planes, Trains, Automobiles – and Diamonds!

Splish Splash ~ Citrus Splash!

Welcome to the latest stop on Island Batik Summer in the Country Blog Hop!  We are in full swing and I hope you’ve enjoyed the fun projects and the recipes that the Ambassadors have shared with you so far. From Barnyards to Country Kitchens, you’ll want to visit every stop and check out the tutorials, patterns, recipes, and giveaways!  I love being an ambassador for … Continue reading Splish Splash ~ Citrus Splash!

Picking up the Pieces

Last week the east coast got nailed by yet another day of snow. My office was closed and in essence we were snowed in again. By noon I had a pot of soup simmering and a dozen apple cinnamon muffins baked. My work in the kitchen was done for the day and I had time to go down into the sewing room and play. As … Continue reading Picking up the Pieces

Tropical Snow Cones

I look outside and all I see is a white blanket of snow and gray skies. We’ve all had a little bit more winter than we expected – but it is almost over and things are beginning to warm up. Outside, the ice is melting and there are unexpected signs of spring. Nothing makes me want to do a happy dance more than this bundle … Continue reading Tropical Snow Cones