New Fabric…

Recently I purchased some new fabric from Sunny Day Supply. The fabric I purchased is a mix of fabrics from the Old New 30s line from Lecien and fabrics from Japanese designer Atsuko Matsuyama. I am in love with everything in this picture. The folks at Sunny Day Supply seem to love what they do.…

Stash Bee for April…

    As you know, a new month means a new block for the Stash Bee. This month our Queen asked us to make a block at least 15″ square and with high contrast in color and width of strips. You can read her tutorial at the Stash Bee site.  It was nice to have…

A Special Gift…

  Last week I received a package from Australia! Sue from Sevenoaks Street Quilts sent me this adorable mini with the prettiest snail I have ever seen. Last October, Sue picked me to be the recipient of something quilted by her as long as I promised to pay it forward to 3 others. I have already…

Quilty Fun…

SEVERAL years ago, I started working on the Quilty Fun quilt by Lori Holt. Of course I didn’t keep up. But I’ve always meant to go back to it. So this past weekend I pulled it out of the archives and made a row of these cute, little, teeny flying geese. Instead of bright fabrics,…

Attempting Applique…

The April challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors is to complete a project using applique. We can use any applique method we want. I’ve done needle turn applique before and  don’t really like using fusible web so I thought I would attempt  the Lori Holt method using lightweight, non-fusible interfacing. You can see her tutorial…