Category Archives: batik confections

October 24th- Family Celebrations

This has been a very busy time for the Ramrath and Randall family. Since my last post my parents celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on October 11th. My daughter celebrated her birthday on the 12th. My hubby celebrated his birthday … 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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Curvilious – Part 1

June is the month for an Island Batik quilt with curves. I have made two projects for this month’s challenge.  The first  project was inspired by a pattern by Caroline Reardon which I read about in the May / June … Continue reading

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Shazam! New Modern Pattern

Do you love a challenge? I do. Being an Island Batik Ambassador, I receive a monthly challenge. May’s challenge is to design a Modern Quilt using the fabrics from our January box delivery. What comes to mind when you hear … Continue reading

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Adventurous Applique

This month as an Island Batik Ambassador, I was challenged to create a small quilt and be adventurous with applique. If you remember last month, I tried mini English Paper Piecing the Dresden Plate.  This month, I combined Clamshell English … Continue reading

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“Gal”entines Day!

This is not a typo! I’ve been informed that Feb. 13th is “Gal”entine’s Day.  It’s a day to celebrate our girlfriends! In celebration this year I was challenged to make a mug rug from specific fabrics in my Island Batik … Continue reading

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Adhesives: A Sticky Situation

According to the gluehistory.com: Did you know that Birch -bark – tar was used to bind rocks together? Did you know that one square inch of superglue can hold one ton? Glues and adhesives is an 11 billion dollar industry. … Continue reading

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