2019 Island Batik Ambassador

Yup, I am one lucky duck! I am again serving as an Island Batik Ambassador. I can’t tell you what a privilege this is…but I’ll try. We are treated so well by Island Batik; in return we do a little “work” for them. We create quilts or other projects each month according to an assignment. Twice during the year we receive a box of goodies – yardage from Island Batik, batting from Hobbs, thread from Aurifil and this year dies/cuttter from Accuquilt. I am spinning with delight at the generosity of all these companies.

Disclosure:  Island Batik along with their partners, Hobbs Batting, Aurifil Thread and Accuquilt have provided me the items I received free of charge.  

Now for the fun…here is my video of the unboxing. Its a little long, but I had a good time!

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WINNERS:
The last two weeks I had the privilege of giving away two nice hunks of my Island Batik fabrics, one to Donna H for the B&W Blog Hop and one to Michele T for the Island Batik Getaway Blog Hop. Its so much fun to share with you my good fortune.

PROJECTS:
I am furiously working on a few secret blocks for the Partners in Design QAL – announcement on February 26th and begins March 12. For the first time I am hosting, so I really need to test a few blocks for my fellow designers. I also am working on the Bea’s Quilt the Book Hop (2/18) and Carla’s Show Your Wings Blog Hop(2/19) not to mention the February Island Batik Project. Then, I fley to Nashville for Quilt Con!!

Last but not least here is a list of the rest of the
ambassadors for 2019!

Carolina Asmussen ~Carolina Asmussen
Gene Black ~ Gene Black
Pamela Boatright ~ PamelaQuilts
Connie K Campbell ~ Freemotion by the River
Anja Clyke ~ Anja Quilts
Tina Dillard ~ Quilting Affection Designs
Becca Fenstermaker ~Pretty Piney
Jennifer Fulton ~ Inquiring Quilter
Barbara Gaddy ~ Bejeweled Quilts by Barb
Dione Gardner-Stephen ~ Clever Chameleon
Sarah Goer ~ Sarah Goer Quilts
Vasudha Govindan ~ Storied Quilts
Lori Haase ~ Dakota City Quilter II
Joanne Hart ~ Unicornharts
Mania (Magdalini) Hatziioannidi ~ Mania for Quilts
Carla Henton ~ Creatin’ in the Sticks
Stephanie Jacobson ~ Steph Jacobson Designs
Connie Kauffman ~ Kauffman Designs
Joan Kawano ~ Moosestash Quilting
Kim Lapacek ~ Persimon Dreams
Emily Leachman ~ The Darling Dogwood
Leanne Parsons ~ Devoted Quilter
Bea Lee ~ BeaQuilter
Toby Lischko ~ Gateway Quilts & Stuff
Bill Locke ~ Studio Bill Locke
Denise Looney ~ For the Love of Geese
Leah Malasky ~ Quilted Delights
Sally Manke ~ Sally Manke
Maryellen McAuliffe ~ Mary Mack’s Blog
Kathleen McCormick ~ Kathleen McMusing
Carol Moellers ~ Carol Moellers Designs
Karen Neary ~ Sew Karen-ly Created
Lisa Nielsen ~ Lisa Lisa and the Quilt Jam
Laura Piland ~ Slice of Pi Quilts
Michelle Roberts ~ Creative Blonde
Vicki Schlimmer ~ Vicki’s Crafts and Quilting
Gail Sheppard ~ Quilting Gail
Sherry Shish ~ Powered by Quilting
Anita Skjellanger , Quilt in a not-Shell
Laticia “Tish” Stemple ~ Tish’s Adventures in Wonderland
Jennifer Strauser ~ Dizzy Quilter
Jennifer Thomas ~ Curlicue Creations
Terri Vanden Bosch ~ Lizard Creek Quilts
Alison Vermilya ~ Little Bunny Quilts
Sandra Walker ~ mmm! quilts
Suzy Webster ~ Adventerous Applique and Quilting
(Debora) Anne Weins ~ Sweetgrass Creative Designs
Geraldine Wilkins ~ Living Water Quilter

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