I’m thrilled to be an Island Batik Ambassador for the forth year running, and I cant wait to show you all the beautiful fabrics and products I will be using throughout this year… so grab a cuppa and enjoy
We receive boxes twice a year, filled with beautiful batiks and other goodies from our program partners, so be sure to hit the follow button, so you don’t miss anything. There will quilts, bags, home decor item to see, along with patterns, blog hops and prizes to be won along the way.
First up is this beautiful new collection ‘Melody’ designed by Claudia Pfeil of Claudia Pfeil Designs.
I have some gorgeous light and dark Blenders to use with the pre-cut strips
Aurifil Thread is one of the Island Batik program sponsors
They have sent 7 spools of thread in two weights
50 wt and 40 wt. – colours are listed below
50 wt is a general all-purpose thread, for quilting, piecing and machine applique.
40 wt is a slightly thicker thread, for machine applique and embroidery
I have some more beautiful fabrics to show you… I think these are my favourite so far, a collection called ‘Jewel Quest’ designed by Kathy Engle for Nan Baker of Purrfect Spots.
Another program sponsor is Hobbs Batting, and this year we received 4 Queen size wadding bundles.
Heirloom premium 100% natural cotton batting.
Heirloom premium 80/20 cotton/poly blend in natural
Heirloom premium 80/20 cotton/poly blend in black
Poly down batting
Some beautiful stash builders, just love those oranges
Next up is Schmetz Needles, they are another program sponsor, and they sent a selection of their Chrome Professional grade needles, along with some other goodies.
Solids are great for making your prints pop, and we received 4 yards of Island Batik black, white and grey
AccuQuilt are another program sponsor, and they sent me a new Die for the AccuQuilt cutting machine ‘ Hattie’s Choice’.
We are filling the whole month of June with projects we create with our new dies.
An array of beauty, with these Island Batik Blenders, Basics and Solids
Did you know Island Batik did Rayon?
Super soft, and perfect for clothing that drapes
New collection ‘Mystery’ designed by Claudia Pfeil of Claudia Pfeil Designs.
Don’t miss February blog hop with a giveaway
Look at these stunning fabrics, I cant wait to use them in my February Quilt.
Available in the shops this February
Can you keep a secret???
Come back in May for Island Batik Blog Hop, and I will share with you the new collection designed by Kathy Engle for Sherry Shish of Powered by Quilting.
Be sure to visit all the Island Batik Ambassadors to see the new Winter collections.
Available in the shops from May.
Here is a list of this years Island Batik Ambassadors, be sure to follow their blogs
Megan Best ~ Bestquilter
Pamela Boatright ~ Pamelaquilts
Elizabeth DeCroos ~ Epida Studio
Jennifer Eubank ~ Archipelago Quilting
Jennifer Fulton ~ The Inquiring Quilter
Preeti Harris ~ Sew Preeti Quilts
Joanne Hart ~ Unicorn Harts
Mania Hatziioannidi ~ Mania for quilts
Emily Leachman ~ The Darling Dogwood
Denise Looney ~ For The Love Of Geese
Leah Malasky ~ Quilted Delights
Sally Manke ~ Sally Manke, Fiber Artist
Maryellen McAuliffe ~ Mary Mack Made Mine
Claudia Porter ~ Create with Claudia
Gail Renna ~ Quilt Haven Threads
Brianna Roberts ~ Sew Cute And Quirky
Michelle Roberts ~ Creative Blonde that’s me!
Gail Sheppard ~ Quilting Gail
Andi Stanfield ~ True Blue Quilts
Jennifer Thomas ~ CurliCue Creations
Janet Yamamoto ~ Whispers of Yore
Thanks for stopping by, here is a little video I put together of all the beautiful fabrics and products I received from Island Batik, Hobbs Batting, Schmetz Needles, AccuQuilt and Auriful Thread.
‘Do what makes your heart smile’ Happy Sewing
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