A busy week here

On August 8th, you will see the quilt I made using this Island Batik collection, Enchanted Forest. This fabric line really spoke to me as did the quilt. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out if I could do it and I did. I hope you like it, but you have to wait until Thursday, August 8th. Meanwhile, here is a link to all the bloggers – there are giveaways from Island Batik!! and many of the ambassadors. Have a blast. Good luck and I hope you win some lovely batiks!

I’ll declare my OMG for August….and it will be finishing my quilt in the Freedom Collection from Island Batik. I am not sure when these quilts can be shown, but I will let you know.

I am participating in Sherry Shish’s BOM which launches on Wednesday. There is a newsletter (you can sign up on her blog) and a facebook group. There is an option for a smaller piece but why not go for the large one, I am…. You can buy the pattern here*. There are options for a smaller quilt, information to follow in her groups – come on it will be fun!!!

Today, I am ordering my new Quilter’s Planner. I missed it last year – it was too big for my needs. I am so excited to order the 3 hole punched version with graph paper… I need it more for planning and less for a calendar. Join me by ordering one here* and getting ready for the new year!

Coming Up on the Blog:
Barn Quilt BOM – 8/7
Island Batik Hop – 8/8
Sew Let’s QAL Block 12 – 8/13

Linking Up To:
What I Made Monday

One Monthly Goal
Main Crush Monday

Disclaimer: *Links with asterisk indicate an affiliate link. Your price is not any different, but a small percentage of the sale will go to supporting my blog.


  1. August 5, 2019 / 11:10 am

    I’m so excited to see your Enchanted Forest quilt! I’ve been watching your progress with bated breath. Thanks for linking up to What I Made Monday.

    • August 5, 2019 / 7:38 pm

      I am really pleased with the quilt – I could nit pick about my mistakes, but I won’t. Always happy to link up to your party!

  2. August 5, 2019 / 6:14 pm

    Hi Kathleen! I love that Freedom collection and can’t wait to see what you’ve made with it. All the little fabric tiles in your opening photo look so darn pretty – I’ll be back on the 8th to see whatup. ~smile~ Roseanne

    • August 5, 2019 / 7:39 pm

      Freedom is fun and I love the quilt I am doing – I will have to find out about when we can post it – of course finishing it would be a good idea. Look forward to hearing from you on the 8th!

  3. August 6, 2019 / 12:57 pm

    A lot of work went into this and I cannot wait to see the finial quilt.

    • August 6, 2019 / 2:50 pm

      Thank you, I am looking forward to sharing it!

  4. August 6, 2019 / 4:14 pm

    I am so excited – the greens and the purples will make a gorgeous quilt!!!

  5. August 6, 2019 / 4:50 pm

    I am so excited to see your finished quilt!!

  6. patty
    August 14, 2019 / 11:12 am

    Great goal – thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck on your project.

    • August 14, 2019 / 11:20 am

      I will use a picture of the back if I can’t post before the end of the month!

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