Author Archives: inspiredlayerslinda

About inspiredlayerslinda

I have been quilting for more than 18 years. I am an Island Batik Ambassador for 2017. I enjoy the challenge of designing new quilt patterns with this very special batik fabric collection. I joined Toastmasters to find my voice and learn to share my quilts and stories with others.

Borders and Bindings

This month’s Island Batik challenge is to make a quilt with interesting borders and / or bindings. If you have been following my Island Batik journey from the beginning, February 2017, you may remember my reaction when I pulled the … Continue reading

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Island Batik Back to School Blog Hop

Welcome to my blog! This is my first blog hop. I will be hopping along with you to all the other Island Batik Blogs this month. This is sure to be fun and educational too! Please read all the way … Continue reading

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Quilt As You Go Challenge

After opening my new box of goodies from Island Batik, I dreamed up a new quilt for this challenge. I just couldn’t wait to use the Leah Day designed medallions.  I cut a large square, about 20 inches for the … Continue reading

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Island Batik Box 2 Reveal!

This is truly a “Christmas in August” for me. I must admit that I was just as excited to open this package as I was every Christmas to find the one special present under the tree for me.  It was … Continue reading

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Oh Baby!

How exciting for me to have July challenge from Island Batik, a baby challenge.  My niece, Maria gave birth to her first child, JJ on 7/22/2017! I had already made a quilt for JJ and sent it along to the … Continue reading

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Curvalicious Baby Toy

Have you ever purchased a ruler and decided to use it in a unique way? Not the way the pattern was written?  It happens to me all the time.  Does the designer mind? Of course not! Inspiring you by a … Continue reading

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Curvalicious Part 2

  This second Curvalicious quilt started with warm weather, a quilting meeting at a friend’s home, and some lemon slices in water. After a very cold and rainy spring, the warm day and thirst quenching lemon infused water was perfect! … Continue reading

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