Thread Painting – Aurifil threads…

Welcome to the Island Batik October challenge – Thread painting using Aurifil threads Island Batik are celebrating art this month. With the fabric as our canvas and Aurifil thread is our paint. we need to create an art quilt or project using Aurifil thread and our beautiful Island Batik fabrics. The threads I chose were… Continue reading Thread Painting – Aurifil threads…

A little weekend inspiration…

Welcome to October… a month that’s a little bit special, as its my birthday! With the sewing/quilting magazines back up and running in the UK, I was thrilled to get two of my quilts featured inside, one in this months and one in last months issue of British Patchwork & quilting. My Marrakesh bohemian quilt… Continue reading A little weekend inspiration…

Island Batik Blog Hop bag challenge…

Hello, thanks for stopping by, today is my day to share the bag I made for the Island Batik blog hop bag challenge, over the next four weeks, all 25 of us Island batik ambassadors will be show casing the ‘by annie.com‘ bags we have made using some of the brand new Island Batik fabric… Continue reading Island Batik Blog Hop bag challenge…

light at the end of the tunnel…

Can I see the light at the end of the tunnel? Quilt Now have just released its first publication since lock down, and the magazine is absolutely packed full of inspiration and exciting things to make… and I’m thrilled to be featured inside, in fact I have my first pull-out supplement… Inside you’ll find information… Continue reading light at the end of the tunnel…

Island Batik May Blog Hop, plus Giveaway…

Welcome along to the May blog hop, this month we get to use our ‘surprise’ fabrics, they are new fabrics from the Winter 2019 collections. I received ‘Northern Lights designed by Kathy Brett Engle for Island Batik. –> See the full collection here <– Be sure to check out all the Island Batik Ambassadors to… Continue reading Island Batik May Blog Hop, plus Giveaway…

Island Batik One Die Wonder challenge…

Hey, I really hope this post finds you safe and well… March’s Island Batik challenge was called ‘One Die Wonder’, and was all about using the truly awesome AccuQuilt Ultimate cutting machine and one die from our first Ambassador box to make a quilt 45″ x 60″ or larger. I’m been bursting to using the… Continue reading Island Batik One Die Wonder challenge…