Showing posts from April, 2023

Island Batik Ambassador Program: April Challenge

This month, the Island Batik Ambassadors were given the challenge to make a crazy quilt using the Aurifil Color Builder sets we were given. I received the Hawaiian Blue Ginger set. Look how gorgeous these threads are! As you can tell, my favorite from this set was color 4651, which is a variegated thread with shades of yellow and pink.  I immediately knew that I would be pairing this lovely thread with fabric in shades of my favorite color, teal. I also knew I would not be making a quilt in the traditional sense.  At first, I considered making a quilt coat. However, I have almost no experience with garment sewing, and wanted to be sure this project would come out great and be worthy of showing off the thread. So, I decided to do what I do best and make a bag. I have been a huge fan of Patterns By Annie for quite a while now, and my By Annie Bag Makers Group on Facebook now has over 33,000 members in 94 countries. We are always sharing lots of photos and trying t