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Monday, February 4, 2019

Island Batik Ambassador 2019 - BOXES!!

Imagine my surprise when 
these HUGE boxes arrived here in the Sticks.

Did I miss an email?
Yes, the day before I had received an email
to announce that I had made the cut and I am an
 Island Batik Ambassador for 2019.

I'm so excited and I have to show
what is in these boxes.

These items were provided to me by Island Batik:

Lots of Batik fabrics, rayon fabric, 
 Aurifil threads, Hobbs batting galore,
 a gorgeous rayon scarf, Island Batik pins, a surprise package
 an Accuquilt - Ready, Set, Go! Ultimate fabric cutting system!

But let's take a closer look.

Look at these Island Batik fabrics!

I received a surprise package of fabric that I can't share yet
but it is beautiful and it will be worth the wait.

8 foundation Island Batik 1/2 yard cuts

I received two packages of 5″ strips of assorted batiks, there are 2.8 yards in each package!

Look at all these fabric bundles of yardage.

How about these beautiful blues?  
This is an Island Stacks in French Blue with coordinating fabric yardage.

Rayon fabric for maybe a skirt?  
a fringy scarf.

A sweet assortment of my favorite Aurifil threads.

A huge stash of Hobbs Batting.

Oh, and one last thing...

Oh my goodness.  
I had to try this out right away!

(I didn't even do my hair for the video)

That's a lot of fun!

I want to thank Island Batik for sending me all of these goodies.

I’ll be sharing projects, quilts, or tutorials each month as an
 Island Batik ambassador.

Here is a list of the 
2019 Island Batik Ambassadors:

Carolina Asmussen ~Carolina Asmussen
Gene Black ~ Gene Black
Pamela Boatright ~ PamelaQuilts
Connie K Campbell ~ Freemotion by the River
Anja Clyke ~ Anja Quilts
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
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
Jackie O’Brien ~ If These Threads Could Talk
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
(Debora) Anne Wiens ~ Seams like a Plan
Geraldine Wilkins ~ Living Water Quilter
Janet Yamamoto ~ Whispers of Yore
This should be a crazy, fun year!


Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

Oh my goodness!! that is awesome!! Can't wait to see what all you will make!! enjoy!!

Scrapatches said...

Congrats! Looking forward to the beautiful things you will be making with these wonderful things ... :-) Pat

Tamara Gassen said...

Oh how awesome. It's like Chistmas. Congrats you are going to have so much fun

Barb said...

Certainly is a lot of fun...love your Island Batik Fabrics

Quilting Tangent said...

Looking forward to seeing what you create.

QuiltE said...

Nice to "meet" you!!
Oh the fun you are going to have with all that gorgeous fabrics and the GO .... and of course, the batting, threads etc. need some credit for the exciting times ahead. Thanks for all your creative sharing you give so willingly to us.

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

Congratulations, Carla!! Looking forward to what you create with that gorgeous fabric!!

Jen Strauser said...

Woo Hoo! We are going to have so much fun this year!

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Great post, you are going to have so much fun!

Carol said...

Wow, Carla, WOW! Congratulations on becoming an Island Batik ambassador! I knew their ambassadors received a lot of fabric, but all that other stuff too??!! What an incredible opportunity and lots of fun! Can't wait to see what you make each month.

Karen said...

Welcome aboard, Carla. It will be a great year!

Vicki in MN said...

Welcome aboard the fun Island Batik train!!!! It's so much fun 😁

Beth Strand said...

I'm so excited for you!

Carol S. said...

Oh wow! You are going to be an amazing ambassador!