Last minute gift ideas…

With Christmas just days away, I know you will be busy wrapping and organizing presents… but what shall I do with these gift vouchers, I hear you ask… they need something to make them look more personal… Well what about a fabric envelope, which you could personalize I designed two sizes, download my free tutorial… Continue reading Last minute gift ideas…

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…

Inspired by Nature Blog Hop plus giveaway…

During this month, all the Island Batik Ambassadors have been taking part in the ‘Inspired by nature’ blog hop, using the new summer 2020 collections. Head to http://www.facebook.com/islandbatik/ to see all the stunning quilts and to enter this weeks giveaway. Welcome to my day, I have an amazing giveaway to tell you about, plus this… Continue reading Inspired by Nature Blog Hop plus giveaway…

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…

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 Ambassador boxes have arrived…

Welcome along to the Island Batik Ambassador unboxing blog, can you believe we are half way through the year… I’m feeling slightly overwhelmed by this years boxes – just wait till you see what inside and the challenges we have been set to see us through to the end of year Hope you enjoy my… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador boxes have arrived…

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…

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…

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…