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May 18, 2021
My Day on the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my day on the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop!

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This month long celebration of Island Batiks features lots of giveaways, gorgeous batiks, and lovely modern quilts.

Be sure to read all the way to the end of this post to enter my giveaway, the Island Batik giveaway, and to find links to the other Ambassadors who are participating!

This hop features the Winter 2020 batik collections that are arriving in stores now. Click here to use the Store Locator to find a store near you that carries Island Batik.

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May 17, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 3 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today starts the last week of the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop.

The month-long celebration of all things batik concludes this week with the final giveaways, beautiful batik quilts, and just-arriving-in-stores batik collections. During this hop you’ve been able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win batik giveaways!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador have been designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a ...

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May 10, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 2 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today is the beginning of the second week of the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop!

The month-long celebration of all things batik continues this week with another giveaway, lovely quilts, and fresh batik collections. Every week during the hop you’ll be able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win them!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador will be designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to ...

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May 3, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 1 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today marks the first day for a new blog hop with Island Batik called Quilt Modern!

The month-long celebration of all things batik starts today, May 3rd. Every week you’ll be able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win them!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador will be designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a quilt store near you that carries Island Batik.

My ...

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February 25, 2021
Paused Stripes - Show Your Stripes Blog Hop and Giveaway from Creatin' in the Sticks

 Welcome to Creatin' in the Sticks 
and
my day - the final day for the Show Your Stripes Blog Hop.

To all that participated or commented -
Thank you so much!
I enjoy hosting blog hop events so much.

My head is swimming with all kinds of ideas
and I can't wait to get to stitching.

But first, it's my day to show my
"Paused Stripes" Quilt.


I'm working on using up the fabric in my stash this year.
This quilt was super fun to make and used up quite a few strips and little bits too.
My design ...

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February 24, 2021
Day 3 of the Show Your Stripes Blog Hop and Giveaway from Creatin' in the Sticks

 Wow, the ideas and inspiration just keep coming from the great line up of bloggers participating in

The Show Your Stripes Blog Hop.

It's day 3 and I'm anxious to see what today's bloggers have in store for us.


We are celebrating stripes with a blog hop
and
I've invited my blogging friends to
stitch something up with stripes in mind. 

I'm excited to introduce today's line-up of bloggers.

Wednesday, February 24th


This blog hop is ...

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February 23, 2021
Show Your Stripes Continues with Day 2 and a Giveaway from Creatin' in the Sticks

  Wow, what a great day we had yesterday hopping
 and 
enjoying all the striped inspiration.

Every post yesterday was a delight to read and now we have even more to see today!


Because I am kind of a stripe fanatic, 
I've invited a great group of bloggers join me in a stripe challenge.
They signed up a couple of months ago to show us some stripes.

The Challenge: 
Add a stripe, or two, or three to your project.
It can be striped fabric, striped binding (a favorite of mine), or strips of fabric to make stripes.
It's ...

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February 22, 2021
It's Day 1 of the Show Your Stripes Blog Hop and Giveaway from Creatin' in the Sticks

  Today we begin the

Show Your Stripes Blog Hop!


Because I am kind of a stripe fanatic, 
I've invited a great group of bloggers join me in a stripe challenge.
They signed up a couple of months ago to show us some stripes.

The Challenge: 
Add a stripe, or two, or three to your project.
It can be striped fabric, striped binding (a favorite of mine), or strips of fabric to make stripes.
It's your interpretation of a striped project.  
Anything with a stripe.  You decide.
Just "Show Your Stripes!"

I'm excited to introduce today's line-up ...

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February 15, 2021
The Island Batik Create for a Cause Blog Hop Week 3 from The Inquiring Quilter

I hope you’ve been enjoying the blog hop with the latest batiks just now arriving in stores. The Island Batik Ambassadors are making quilts for some great charities! Drop by our blogs, see our quilts, and enter our giveaways to win awesome batiks.

This is the last week of the hop so don’t delay!

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Each Ambassador is designing and making a quilt using batiks featured in the Fall 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a quilt store near you that carries Island Batik ...

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February 12, 2021
Paper-pieced Valentine from Essie's Quilts

Here’s a little Valentine treat for you, because we love you! A quick, last minute project for your favorite Valentine. It’s a paper-pieced Valentine heart that you can make into pillow, a tote bag. Or make several and make a small quilt or wall hanging, or just one for a mini. You’ll probably come up with some more ideas. Be sure to share in the comments!

Kim Sandberg, studio educator, created this cute design using Pro-Stitcher Designer. Pro-Stitcher Designer is a full-featured design software for creating paper or digital quilting motifs. It gives you the ability to ...

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Paper-pieced Valentine from Gwen's Quilts

Here’s a little Valentine treat for you, because we love you! A quick, last minute project for your favorite Valentine. It’s a paper-pieced Valentine heart that you can make into pillow, a tote bag. Or make several and make a small quilt or wall hanging, or just one for a mini. You’ll probably come up with some more ideas. Be sure to share in the comments!

Kim Sandberg, studio educator, created this cute design using Pro-Stitcher Designer. Pro-Stitcher Designer is a full-featured design software for creating paper or digital quilting motifs. It gives you the ability to ...

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February 9, 2021
My Day on the Island Batik Create for a Cause Blog Hop from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my day on the Island Batik Create for a Cause Blog Hop!

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This blog hop is all about charity. Quilters are charitable by nature, so this blog hop really celebrates us all!

For the blog hop, each Ambassador was tasked with designing and making a quilt for a local or national charity.

So by hopping from one Ambassador to another during the hop, you’ll see many great charity quilt designs. In addition, you’ll see the latest batiks from the Island Batik Fall 2020 collections, just arriving now in a quilt store near ...

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February 8, 2021
The Island Batik Create for a Cause Blog Hop Week 2 from The Inquiring Quilter

Hopefully you’ve been enjoying the blog hop with the latest batiks and quilts made for great charities.

And did I mention the giveaways?

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This month each Ambassador is designing and making a quilt using batiks featured in the Fall 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a quilt store near you that carries Island Batik.

My day on the hop is tomorrow so while you’re hopping the hop, don’t forget to hop back here on that day to see what I make and ...

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February 1, 2021
The Island Batik Create for a Cause Blog Hop Begins Today! from The Inquiring Quilter

Quilters have a long tradition of giving to charity, and this blog hop focuses on that! Beginning today, visit each Island Batik Ambassador to see quilts made especially for charity using the newest batiks.

Be sure to enter all the giveaways!

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Whether it’s a national or local tragedy or an ongoing need, quilters can be counted on to rise to the occasion by donating a quilt.

This month each Ambassador is designing and making a quilt using batiks featured in the Fall 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the ...

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November 23, 2020
Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop - Week 3 from The Inquiring Quilter

The Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop concludes this week. Don’t miss your last chance to see these beautiful quilts made with the latest batiks and to enter the fabric giveaways!

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First, catch up!

This is Week 3 of the month-long hop. If you missed Week 1 or Week 2 you can still visit the participating Island Batik Ambassadors and catch up!

Next, enter the Island Batik giveaway for this week!

This week, Island Batik is giving away a fat quarter pack from the Venetian Marble and Tiki Punch collections to two lucky winners ...

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November 21, 2020
Win a Moxie from Essie's Quilts

Yes, you read that right. You can get a chance to win a Moxie longarm quilting machine of your very own! Just by attending a quilt show. It’s a win-win!

Houston International Quilt Festival is going virtual this year (thanks 2020). The biggest, and one of the best quilt shows of the year will host a virtual on-line show, so that we can get our fix of quilt viewing and vendor shopping and learning in classes. You can get the details here.

Win a Moxie™ Longarm Quilting Machine

Every person who purchases a ticket to Virtual Quilt Festival will ...

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Win a Moxie from Gwen's Quilts

Yes, you read that right. You can get a chance to win a Moxie longarm quilting machine of your very own! Just by attending a quilt show. It’s a win-win!

Houston International Quilt Festival is going virtual this year (thanks 2020). The biggest, and one of the best quilt shows of the year will host a virtual on-line show, so that we can get our fix of quilt viewing and vendor shopping and learning in classes. You can get the details here.

Win a Moxie™ Longarm Quilting Machine

Every person who purchases a ticket to Virtual Quilt Festival will ...

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November 16, 2020
Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop - Week 2 from The Inquiring Quilter

The Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop continues this week. Don’t miss the wonderful quilts made with the latest batiks and of course the fabric giveaways!

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First, catch up!

This is Week 2 of the month-long hop. If you missed Week 1 you can still visit the participating Island Batik Ambassadors and catch up!

Next, enter the Island Batik giveaway for this week!

This week, Island Batik is giving away a fat quarter pack from the Sweet Hearts or Love & Kisses collections to two lucky winners! Use the Rafflecopter below to enter. The giveaway ...

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November 9, 2020
My Day on the Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my day on the Island Batik Inspired by Nature Blog Hop!

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This month long celebration of Island Batiks features lots of giveaways, luscious batiks, and gorgeous quilts. This time the quilts are inspired by nature!

Be sure to read all the way to the end of this post to enter my giveaway, the Island Batik giveaway, and to find links to the other Ambassadors who are participating!

This hop features the Summer 2020 batik collections that are arriving in stores now. Click here to use the Store Locator to find a store near you ...

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Inspired by Nature Island Batik Blog Hop - A Cloudy Rainbow from Creatin' in the Sticks

 Today is the 1st day of the
Island Batik Ambassador
Inspired by Nature Blog Hop
where all the new fabric collections are being showcased.

What better way to show the gorgeous new Island Batik fabric collections
than with a fun blog hop?

I'm thrilled to share my quilt today,
"A Cloudy Rainbow"


featuring the new summer 2020 Island Batik collection, Bliss by Barbara Persing.


During the next three weeks of the Inspired by Nature Blog Hop,
 the team of twenty-five Ambassadors will be sharing projects made with new Island Batik collections we received in our second Island Batik Ambassador ...

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