Island Batik has the yummiest fabrics! As an ambassador and a new designer I not only enjoy the eye candy but actually get to play with the fabric and make sweet concoctions. This week’s blog hop features Nan Baker’s collection Northern Woods with patterns centered around the theme of a mother bear gathering “sweet treats”… Continue reading Sweet Treats ~ Mint Chocolate Chip
A trip to Paducah would not be complete without a visit to Hancock’s of Paducah! This has been on my bucket list since the turn of the century when I was first introduced to their catalog by my quilting friend Trish. Oh my goodness ~ for this quilter that was better than being a kid… Continue reading My Bucket List ~ Hancock’s of Paducah
We just returned from the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild Quilt Show and Market in Beaumont - what a fun weekend! I love quilt shows, they are like family reunions! I get to see and visit with friends who don't "live in my neck of the woods" and I love it when I am able to… Continue reading Monday Musings: Quilt Shows – Where Friends Gather
Little Lion Judah is sew excited to be on another adventure with The Quilt Rambler on The Road. And guess where we are headed! The Quilt Rambler and company will be heading east on I10 to Beaumont for the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild Quilt Show and Market this weekend. And Company "And company" includes my… Continue reading Little Lion Judah – Did Someone Say Quilt Show?!!?
When I worked in a quilt shop, back around the turn of the century, I was always delighted when the UPS man wheeled in boxes of new fabrics! We'd almost mow him down to get to the treasure boxes to be the first one to open them up to take a peek! I can almost… Continue reading Monday Musings: City Culture 2
Ever heard the saying "A day late and a dollar short"? That's kinda today's Monday musings as I am actually two days late in posting my March Island Batik Ambassador project. For the record, it was actually made the last day of March but I was traveling home from my "quit retreat" and didn't arrive… Continue reading Monday Musings: Try a New Technique
My Monday almost got away from me! But not before I packed the truck to head out tomorrow for a Quilting Retreat of sorts....more on that in a moment! We Interrupt This Week For Very Exciting Happenings! Today marked 7 months post-Harvey and we had a very exciting day around the homestead and The Quilt… Continue reading Monday Musings – Can You Say Quilting Retreat!!!
Over the weekend I posted this photo on facebook of me "shopping" for paint chips to consider for our reconstruction with the caption "think we will go neutral." I'm cracking up at all the responses! Everything from "Egads!" to "they all look like you." Yep, this gal loves color! I'm going to keep you guessing… Continue reading Monday Musings: Let’s Be Colorful
February is traditionally known as the month of love. The Island Batik Ambassador challenge for the month was to make a mini quilt, measuring 24" or less with the fabrics and supplies provided in our ambassador shipment earlier this month. If you know me, you know I love Lemoyne stars, so it was only fitting… Continue reading Mini Lemoyne Love
Indeed, it has! My first 2018 Island Batik Ambassador box actually arrived Thursday afternoon, 2/8/18, the same day reconstruction began on our post-Harvey flooded home…Friday was a whirlwind of activity, so I planned on filming early Saturday morning before workers arrived…only to be plagued by technical difficulties. Without future ado – here’s my box… Continue reading THE Box has arrived!