Monday, April 4, 2022

March Island Batik/Aurifil Challenges

Island Batik Ambassador Mania Hatziloannidi posted a great summary of all the March Island Batik/Aurifil challenges.  Thanks Mania!

Sicily Yellow

Denise Looney from “For the love of Geese” blog made the following pannel. It is a machine embroidery project. More details here.

Jennifer Thomas from “Curicle Creations” blog used also Sicily threads. More details here.


Claudia Porter from “Create with Claudia” blog made a faux mosaic quilt ispired by a long ago trip to Italy. More details here.

Gail Sheppard from “Quilting Gail” blog made her Mountain Vesuvius Eruption quilt


Hauprich Jane from the blog “Stitch by stitch Custom Quilting” made a quilt ispired by the pink beaches of Sardinia. More details here.

and Maryellen McAucliffe from “Mary Mack’s “blog made . More details here.

Emily Leachmann from “The Darling Dogwood” blog made Neptune’s Grotto on the following quilt.


Connie Kauffman from “Kauffman Designs” blog made a piece of Tuscany and used also other Aurifil colors. More details here.

Gail Renna, from “Quilt Heaven Threads” blog made the Ponte Vecchio of Florence. More details here.


Brenda Alburl from “Songbird Designs” blog made an “Amalfi Coast”. More details here.

and Sandra Starley from”Textile Time Travels” blog made her own colorful Amalfi. More details here.


This is my piece. The country of Tuscany. You may see more details here. My blog is “Mania for Quilts“.

Preeti Harris from “Sew Preeti Quilts” blog made her project in a technique she has recently learned. The shadow of the couple is herself and her husband. More details here.


Elizabeth De Cross from “Epida Studio” made an applique and thread painted pillow inspired by the mountains. More details here.

Leah Malasky from “Quilted Delights” blog made also the Dolomite mountains. More details here.

Lake Como

Andie Stanfield from True Blue Quilts made a “Follow your dreams quilt” for your daughter who wants to visit Italy. More details here.

Pamela Boatright from “Pamela Quilts” blog made also a rather abstact quilt inspired by Lake Como. More details here.



Reed Johnson from “Blue Bear Quilts” blog made this. More details here.

Brianna Roberts from Sew Cute and Quirky blog made her own aspect from Milan including many well known buildings of the city, old and modern. More details here.


Lisa Pickering from “Lisa’s Quilting Passion” blog made this quilt inspired by Carrara marbles. More details here.

Michelle Roberts from “Creativeblonde Gifts” blog made the quilt you see below inspired also by Carrara marbles. I think she had a very clever idea! More details here.



Megan from Best Quilter blog made this quilt. She also includes on jer post a tutorial on how she made it. More details here.

Suzy Webster from “Webster Quilts” blog .More details here.


Jennifer Fulton from “Inquiring Quilter” blog made Juliet’s romantic balcony and then photographed it on her favorite Italian restaurant. More details here.

Anorina Morris from “Samelia’s Mum” blog made her version of Juliet’s balcony. Just thread painting and coloring for her work. More details here.

Those were March’s works from all Island Batik Ambassadors. I hope you enjoyed them.

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