Sand Crabs - Blogger's Quilt Festival

It is that time of year again. The Blogger's Quilt Festival over on Amy's Creative Side is happening!

If you are new to this event, it is totally worth hopping over. Each year she hosts the festival, and there are tons of amazing quilters that link up and add their wonderful creations all in one place. Each quilt blogger can enter up to two quilts each festival.

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Back to School With Island Batik

Oh goody!!!! It is time for another Island Batik blog hop! I always enjoy participating in these. It is so wonderful to see so many talented people come together and share not only beautiful work, but beautiful fabric as well. This hop's theme is Back to School and today's fabric line is Empress Garden.

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Oh Baby!

It has been quiet on here lately, I know, but what better way to get back in the swing of blogging then showing off a project made with beautiful Island Batik fabrics! This month's event was to create a crib quilt, and of course I knew just what design to use.

Since its creation, I've wanted to make a version of Playful Pachyderm in batiks, but of course I couldn't decide on a single color way so.........I made 3. Yes, you read that right, I made 3 different color ways. 

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Frequency Reveal

Introducing my new design, Frequency! It was inspired by the oscillation of electrical currents so I thought a picture near power lines would be fun. My husband was a great sport and let me drag him around to hold this quilt. Thankfully it was overcast which is great for pictures!

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Blossoming Batiks

Oh,  hi there! It has been a while since I’ve posted. Much longer than I had hoped. So let’s talk about that for a second. For a little over a year I’ve been struggling with back issues. I took a tumble down the stairs and that highlighted an injury in my back from my time in the Marine Corps. Healing has been slow because of my natural affinity to find, and trip over, just about anything.

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The Calm Before the Storm

Calm, yeah, right, sure. I laughed as I typed the headline, but really with the 2016 Mystery starting this Friday, and me being prepared, you would think life would be relatively calm. It isn't, and that is perfectly ok, but what it means is I've been far to neglectful of the blog since it has been the lowest priority on the list.

This is going to just be a quick post to get caught up on current events.

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