Blog Hops, 2 blocks and a tease….

So many blog hops are happening this week.

It is week 3 of the Blog Hop for Island Batik Ambassadors. You can see the full list here…this weeks are below.

WEEK 3
Monday, January 21 – Winter Park
 
Jennifer Thomas– Curlicue Creations
Anita Skjellanger– Quilt In a Not Shell 

Tuesday, January 22  – Bazaar
Karen Overton– The Quilt Rambler
Alison Vermilya– Little Bunny Quilt
Turid Bakken– Den syende himmel

Wednesday, January 23 – Blossom 
Karen Neary – Sew Karen-ly Created
Leanne Parsons– Devoted Quilter 

Thursday, January 24 – Boho
Laura Piland– Slice of Pi Quilts
Suzy Webster– Adventurous Applique and Quilting 
Myra Barnes– Busy Hands Quilts

Friday, January 25 – Brookview
Vicki Schlimmer – Vicki’s Crafts and Quilting 
Amy Warner– Sew Incredibly Crazy

Midsummer Nights

The collection I am using is by Kari Nichols and is gorgeous! It definitely transports me to summer – a good thing with temps in the single digits. Quilted 10 blocks over the weekend, 10 more in the next few days. Yes, there will be a giveaway by me as well as Island Batik!

I’m on Wednesday for this blog hop! My quilt needs a binding and photos – no biggie right… Here are the others that have blogged yesterday and today – check them out – they are stunning. I’ll have a little giveaway for this hop, too!

Monday, January 21st

Just Let Me Quilt
Needled Mom
Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
Life in Scrapatch
QuiltFabrication
Scrapdash
Bumbleberry Stitches
keepsake moments
Vroomans Quilts

Tuesday, January 22nd

MooseStash Quilting
SewFreshQuilts
Elizabeth Coughlin Designs
Quilts by Joanne
PamelaQuilts
That Fabric Feeling
Songbird Designs
Two Maker Chicks

I made these two blocks and sent them off to EMily from My Darling Dogwood. She is a part of the Bee Inspired group and mentioned in her post that she would accept block. They were fun and fast and a nice diversion from having to finish quilts. Glad to participate and go sailing away for a bit.

Also, I have been working hard on the cutting for Sherry’s QAL at Powered by Quilting. I finished cutting yesterday. Let the chain sewing begin.

See you tomorrow with a quilt and a givewaway!

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9 Comments

  1. January 22, 2019 / 10:50 am

    Hi Kathleen! Lots of busy-ness going on this month, isn’t there?!! Love those boats – I adore making them and whenever I see them I want to make a quilt. I’ll be back for the the fun. ~smile~ Roseanne

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 10:45 am

      I did have a great time making them, and like you, they always make me want to make a quilt with them.

  2. January 22, 2019 / 11:09 pm

    A lot of fun things to look forward to for sure. Your boat blocks look great and I’m sure Emily will be happy to receive them!

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 10:32 am

      I am sure Emily will be happy – I just hope not too inundated.

  3. January 23, 2019 / 7:36 am

    You will enjoy Sherry’s QAL and making those blocks. They go together easily. It’s a great pattern! Those boat blocks are very cute; I like the stormy looking sky. You are busy with several projects!

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 10:45 am

      I had done a test block for her, so I know it was fun. It will be my idiot sewing – and boy do I need it today.

  4. Quilting Tangent
    January 23, 2019 / 2:50 pm

    Pretty boats.

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 6:31 pm

      Thanks!

  5. thedarlingdogwood
    January 23, 2019 / 8:06 pm

    I need to get cutting for Sherry’s QAL! Your sailboats are beautiful and arrived yesterday. Can’t wait to see your quilt for the Island Batik hop!

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