Category Archives: Island Batik

Monday Musings – The Season of Giving

This month’s theme from Island Batik is to celebrate the season of giving in our own way. The blogs that have been posted throughout the month have shown me innovative ways to interpret the theme. We are celebrating the holidays this year with a new family member, Weezy. Weezy is a 6 year old rescue […]

Turning and Twisting..

The description above could apply to either my next project, or how I worked the Island Batik September theme – which is bountiful Table toppers into my workplan this month. Table toppers are a quick way to update seasonal decorating, and they also work up quickly as a finished project. This month, my husband will […]

Recap: Island Batik Modern Batik Challenge…

I’m either going to have to get better at posting in advance/remotely, or learn how to suspend the calendar. For today, I’m going to give a shout out to my wonderful creative compatriots, the Island Batik Ambassadors, and share what we did with the creative prompt for June. These challenges aren’t organized with assigned dates […]

Monday Musings – The Modern Batik Challenge

This month’s challenge is near and dear to the hearts of many of the Ambassadors…myself included. It’s the challenge of using batiks in a quilt that is modern in design. If you’ve been a fan  of the blog, you know that I’ve been heading in that direction for a long time. It’s just nice to […]

Two for the Price of One

The Ambassador’s theme for May was to use a paper piecing method in your fun project. The title of this post comes from the fact that I made my piece with the idea of using it for this project as well as an auction item due early in June for a guild fund raiser.  That […]

Tales from the Road…

Somehow, it’s been way way too long since I’ve made a blogpost – and this seems as good a time as any to change that up.  I recently took a trip to the southwest on family business; we arrived home to face a family situation from another branch of the family – and then I […]