Medallion Quilt challenge…

This challenge is the last one for all the 2020 Island Batik Ambassadors, and is also the first time I’ve made a Medallion Quilt. I wanted to use what I had left from the ‘Tread Brightly’ collection by @bellanonnaquilt for @island_batik. “A medallion Quilt is made of a central motif surrounded by multiple borders. … The center and… Continue reading Medallion Quilt challenge…

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…

Christmas in July – Island batik Ambassador challenge…

Welcome along to my Christmas in  July project, this months challenge was all about using the AccuQuilt GO! Me Fabric Cutter Starter Set and the 2 dies included.     We have been asked to give away our project, along with the GO! Me Fabric Cutter Starter Set (which we received in our ambassador boxes)… Continue reading Christmas in July – Island batik Ambassador challenge…

Island Batik June Challenge…

Can you believe its June already… If I’m honest everyday seems to feel the same at the minute, but today I will celebrate June by sharing with you my Island Batik June project This months challenge was a ‘free’ theme, that meant we could make anything, using any fabric from box 1… I couldn’t resist… Continue reading Island Batik June Challenge…

Borders and Binding challenge…

Welcome to April’s Island Batik challenge – Creative Borders and Binding… I completed this challenge just in time (she checks her watch, yep with hours to spare), we have certainly all found ourselves in different and sometime difficult times over the last few months, but we are all a little bit closer to getting back… Continue reading Borders and Binding challenge…

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…

Island Batik February Blog Hop…

Hello… I’m so excited you’ve joined me on this very exciting blog hop, at the end of this blog post you will find an amazing giveaway i’m hosting, head to https://www.islandbatik.com/log-cabin-blog-hop-and-giveaway to see all the beautiful quilts so far and to enter the giveaways. The challenge was to use the classic Log cabin block, but… Continue reading Island Batik February Blog Hop…