Triple Play

No one in this Triple Play is OUT! Go Ahead and make a Hot Toddy for yourself – this pattern is a home run in any colorway and works for any season Continue reading Triple Play


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

Count my Blessings Quilt

Hello!  Today is the final day of the Creative New Quilts blog hop.  This two week  hop, hosted by the Island Batik Ambassadors, has been such a breath of fresh air! I am just blown away with some of the creative projects I’ve seen. The hop features projects from Creative New Quilts and Projects from Precuts or Stash, by Wendy Sheppard.  You know, when I … Continue reading Count my Blessings Quilt

Jersey Shore – Catch All Caddy ByAnnie

Welcome to the the Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Blog hop!  Today we are hopping in the car and heading down the shore! Just the thought of the Jersey Shore brings me to memories of the Boardwalk, Seagulls, Laughter, and Good Times. When I first saw that Island Batik had named a collection of fabrics after one of my all time favorite places, I knew I … Continue reading Jersey Shore – Catch All Caddy ByAnnie

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!

A Little China Blue

I came across these photos today – a quilt called China Blue. It is custom quilted on my APQS Ultimate II.  I did this one in 2007 but its a classic and worth bringing out to share.  This was a beautifully pieced top and was calling for a very special and custom quilt job.  The quilt top maker gave me creative license and said ‘Do … Continue reading A Little China Blue