Saturday, March 19, 2016

worldwide Quilting day with Island Batik


Today is Worldwide Quilting day!

I was thinking about what to show on this day and then I figured I’d do a “review” of quilts I’ve done using Batiks from Island Batik!


I became an ambassador for them in March 2014 so 2yrs ago

and this was my first shipment.

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I started of combining these with my monthly GO! challenge posts

(I still love using my accuquilt with these batiks!)

This was the first quilt I made

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Then this one using the flowering snowball die

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a mini quilt

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Then an EPP quilt with hexagons

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a hunter star quilt (using the GO die)


and a jacket I sent to my mom


another mini quilt


a Monkey Wrench quilt using the GO die that was in Fons and Porter

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and a FPP quilt that was in Quilter’s newsletter

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then some pincushions

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some Christmas potholders


a DP and Go QUBE quilt on accuquilt’s blog


also a dress from their Rayon fabrics


a Plane quilt


a half hexagon quilt


another embroidered pincushion using Anita Goodesign’s garden CD


a purse pincushion


and projects I’m not quite done with

a blazing star quilt


and some applique!


I’m sure there’s more, but that’s good for now Smile

Happy quilting day!

Oh… how about a giveaway? with the last shipment of batiks, I was given  a pack of 5” WOF rolls (there’s 4 in each one)


let me know which roll you would like if you won (US only please)

roll one is a turquoise, grey,dk blue and black

roll two is turquoise, dark blue, purple and green

roll three is purple, red, black and green (fall-ish?)

roll 4 is red, white, green and black (more christmas-y)

You can’t go wrong with any of them!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Vicki in MN said...

Loved the review of your IB quilts Bea!!

Gina Loomis said...

You are very talented! Your projects are beautiful! I love Batik fabric! Thanks for the giveaway! I'd pick roll two that has purple in it!

Lyn said...

I really enjoyed all of your projects! I would be happy to have any of the fabric rolls! Thanks so much.

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Great post Bea! Isn't it fun to look back at all of the projects made as a Island Batik ambassador!!! I became an ambassador for them at the same time and we sure enjoy it!

Calicojoan said...

Wow, what gorgeous projects. I was just thinking about wrapping up my first year projects with a post too! Happy WWQD!

Sally said...

Wonderful projects! Did you use El's die for the Blazing Star? Any of the rolls would be great!

Quilting Tangent said...

Great projects using the batiks. Any roll.

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

I like rolls 2 and 3.

lefuntz said...

So many great projects. I love that airplane quilt. I've been thinking of making something similar for my grandson. Love those batiks. Roll 2 would be my favorite but you're right. You can't go wrong with any of them.

Gene Black said...

I like the middle two best...but the second from left is my favorite.

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Crickets Corner said...

I always like seeing your post and really enjoyed this little look back. My favorite is the first one with that bright blue but my second choice would be #2. Thanks for the chance and I am enjoying Worldwide Quilting Day. Rina

teachpany said...

Fun review!

Anonymous said...

What a lot of beautiful batik projects! You've used every scrap, too, it looks like. Love the pincushions and your mom's jacket. Lucky mom! Thanks for the offer of a fabric roll. I didn't even realize there was a giveaway! If I won, I'd Like either 1 or 4 ... maybe 4 would be my favorite. Really any of them would get used around here. I'm definitely a batik lover! Thanks again. dezertsuz at gmail

Debbie Rhodes said...

I think the #4 Christmasy one would be nice..

Cecilia said...

I enjoyed seeing your projects! I think #4 would be my pick. Thanks for sharing.

vicki said...

Love your projects! I like both 1 and 2 and I pick 2. Thanks for the giveaway and sharing your goodies with us! vickise at gmail dot com

colleen said...

I would be happy to win any of these rolls of fabric
I did this backwards I went to the robo part first then to comments

GranChris said...

I have to say your pincushion/purse is wonderful. I would be happy with any of the rolls but one strikes my fancy.

CathyQuilts said...

I like roll two, turquoise, dark blue, purple and green

Sandy Schmidt said...

You are very creative and focused to get all those done in two year span; nice job!! If I won, I would like the grey and turquoise and blue as these are my daughters colors! Thank you. Sandy

tac73 said...

Thank you for sharing so many projects. I love all the rolls but maybe #1 would be my choice.

margaret said...

so many wonderful quilts etc you have shared today, best of luck to those of you in US for the draw said...

You always have so many pretty projects. I love roll 3 the fallish one.

AlidaP said...

Beautiful projects! I love rolls 1 and 2! Thanks for the chance!!

Cindy D said...

I love your projects, and all of the colors. My favorite would be roll two: turquoise, dark blue, purple and green

Kelly Grace said...

I love rolls 1 and 2!

PK Sews said...

I loved your quilt retrospective! Your work is beautiful. And thanks for this gorgeous giveaway. I love purple and green, so rolls 2 and 3 are my favorites. But any one of them would be awesome. I hope you had a wonderful Quilting Day!

Lori Smanski said...

what a fun give a way. thanks. they all look great. But i will choose ROLL #1
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Judy1522 said...

You have created some beautiful projects and Sonja is so cute in the dress you made for her. I would choose roll 2 or 3.

Denise said...

It has been fun looking at all you have done over the past year. Thanks for sharing. The fallish roll with the red would be fun to work with. But they all would!