Showing posts from September, 2015

My Winner

And the winner is ......

My winner was picked by
Janie won three beautiful Island Batik fat quarters. They are gorgeous! I hope she enjoys them as much as I do sending them to her. 

Thanks again to Island Batik and the other Ambassadors for making this such a fantastic blog hop! 
Thank you for visiting! 

Summer in the Country Blog Hop

 Welcome to my day on the Summer in the Country blog hop with Island Batik. This is my first official Island Batik Blog Hop as an Island Ambassador. I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to create with these beautiful fabrics from the Wishing Well Collection.  My passion is English Paper Piecing (EPP), so I thought I would share how I EPP  this Hexagon Table Runner which is inspired by Charming and Cheerful from Designer Sherri McConnell (
Hexagon Table Runner

40 - 5” squares assorted prints 40 - 2" hexagon templates (2" is the side length)  2 – 1 ¼ x 28 ¼” inner border strips 2 – 1 ¼ x 15 ¾” inner border strips 2 – 3 ½ x 29 ¾” outer border strips 2 – 3 ½ X 21 ¾”outer border strips 3 – 2 ½ x 42” binding strips 7/8 yard for backing 28 x 42” batting
First I needed to baste and whip stitch together my 40 hexagons.  This is how I baste my hexagons, I use plastic templates, but paper ones are just fine too. I like to use coated paper clips to hold…