Category Archives: guild talks

Scrappy Table topper

At our Thanksgiving meal, I was seated next to someone who was born and raised in Austria. She was telling me about how she has started knitting again. I was thinking about the Island Batik Winter line of fabrics I … 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 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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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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MQX 2017

I’m still on a high from my MQX experience!  I decided to spend two nights in a hotel so that I wasn’t rushing through the quilts and vendors and flying home in time to make dinner for my hubby.  It … Continue reading

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This Week (47) I…

…shared my quilts and a few laughs with Stafford Mill Quilters in Connecticut. On Friday the Holliston Senior Center Quilters had lots of show and tell.  Some were working on their “Farmer’s Market” quilt with very different fabrics.  When they … Continue reading

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