Sunday, August 21, 2016

SEASIDE SUMMER BLOG HOP - Free Pattern, Charm Pack and Island Batik bundle Giveaway!!



Anytime I think of the beach, ocean, or sea, I think of Amerika Samoa and truly miss the wind, smell, and most of all friends.  So this Blog hop brings back a lot of fun memories and the fabrics I was given was right up my alley.



What a Splash of Fun!!

If you have been following this blog hop, then you will know that there are some extremely talented Island Batik Ambassadors.  Even better is the fabulous....FABULOUS FABRICS!!!

The fabric I am representing is:

                                                                     TRADEWINDS


        

The thread I used was Aurifil 2318, great thread, blends nicely, great for quilting.
Here are just a few of the fabulous fabrics that I have chosen to use for this:

I call this Gecko Invasion.


Here are some close ups.


Don't you just love this fabulous fabric?


Now you might just laugh or roll your eyes but as a young girl I loved this when going to the beach.  Maybe I was just so hungry from playing so hard but.....

Here is my peanut butter and jelly recipe.

Take Peanut butter of choice and jelly of choice

scoop both into a bowl and mix.

Place on the freshest bread you can find

and there you have it, a cheap delicious treat for the beach.

Even tho there is Burger King, McDonalds, Kentrucky Fried...don't give up on the PPJ.

If you had some cold milk it would be even better.

 I will be giving away a Charm Pack


If you win, you can experience the awesome fabrics that Island Batik makes.
Just leave a comment.  Most of these Fabrics are from the Tradewinds collection but I had to  add a few from another line.

Then Island Batik is giving away a Fabric Bundle, to enter just enter the rafflecopter.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


HERE’S THE SCHEDULE FOR THE BLOG HOP.

Monday Aug 15 – Rain Forest
Kissed Quilts
Tuesday Aug 16 – Red Tide
Free Motion by the River
Mary Mack Made Mine
Wednesday Aug 17 – Sand Dune
Purrfect Spots
KnitBug 2
Friday Aug 19 – Surf Squirt
Quilting Affection
Archipelago Quilting
Monday Aug 22 – Tradewinds
Arkangel Creations
Bejeweled Quilts
Tuesday Aug 23 – Equinox
Kauffman Designs
Adele Mogavero
Wednesday Aug 24 – Sea Canyon
Lemon Tree Snippets
Bea Quilter
Thursday Aug 25 – Sea Foam
Stone Cottage Quilts
Sew Supportive
Friday Aug 26 – Spoolin’ Around
Sallys Quilting Corner
Toolontilkkupaja
Monday Aug 29 – Tide Pools
Inchworm Fabrics
MooseStashQuilting
Tuesday Aug 30 – Wind and Sea
For Quilts Sake
Patchwork Breeze
Thursday Sep 1 – Splash
Kissed Quilts
The Patchwork Pearl

Friday Sept 2 – Landscapes
For Quilts Sake

64 comments:

GranChris said...

This is just a great pattern. So funny and oh those colors.

Anonymous said...

I loved your posts from Amerika Somoa!!

Lisa Marie said...

Very cute! I was watching a gecko on my back patio just yesterday.

KaHolly said...

Perfect, perfect, perfect! I love geckos! Do you pre wash your batiks? XO

Gene Black said...

You know I can't resist batiks! The Island Batiks are just lovely.

Debbie said...

Love these colors!

Joyce Carter said...

Your quilt is so adorable! I love the Geckos. My grandson always had one and he would bring it to "visit" me. Thank you for your giveaway.

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Beautiful quilt Barbara, your little geckos are the perfect addition too!

Allison said...

I'm loving the Tradewinds colors and the geckos that are invading your quilt!

Deb M said...

Love your Gecko Invasion quilt!

QuiltShopGal said...

Gorgeous quilt and fabrics. Of course I love Geckos and the name of your design. Thank you for the free pattern. I also look forward to making your PB&J recipe.

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Calicojoan said...

Love it! Those Geckos are an added bonus. And how fitting!
;-)

cjmont said...

geckos always make me smile, thanks for sharing.

Ani M. said...

Thank you for sharing your cute pattern, I love it! And the fabric is... OMG! Gorgeous!

anna brown said...

Very nice quilt.... I told my 8 year old grandson about your ppj sandwich...........lol He says hmmmmm going to try that at lunch time......too funny......

Needled Mom said...

That looks great, Barb. We always enjoyed the geckos when we lived in Hawaii.

Kathy E. said...

Barb, I must confess that I have never been a PB&J fan, but I do love PB in any form! One thing I do love are these batiks. Aren't they so much fun to work with?

Tangos Treasures said...

Just love your quilt!!
Thank you for the chance to win. I also thank you for putting all of the other quilt pages. Loved looking at them all!!

JANET said...

Love geckos! Thanks for the pattern.

Lorie Bugaiski said...

Very nice quilt, love the colors.

Debbie Vezina said...

Very nice...I love the seaside and miss it so!! Thanks for the free pattern on crafsty!

Melody Lutz said...

Your geckos are so sweet!

Frederique said...

I love your color choice, and your pattern also! Thank you for sharing it, I love those cute geckos!

Quilts for Sale said...

I think those cute geckos are playing a game of checkers.
Great pattern and the Tradewind fabrics are fabulous!

beaquilter said...

great quilt!

Cecilia said...

Cute quilt! I love the geckos! Thank you for the pattern and giveaway.

Pam Geisel - For Quilts Sake said...

Love the quilt!

Sewgirl said...

Fun quilt. Thanks for sharing the giveaway!

LeAnne said...

Love the geckos. Makes any quilt great!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Love your geckos. They are so cute.

Allison CB said...

The Geckos are pretty hilarious! Love the fun! Thanks you for sharing and thanks for putting the pattern on Craftsy!

Janie said...

cute!

Quilting Tangent said...

Looks like your Gecko's are playing a fun game. 24Tangent@gmail.com

Aimee said...

Love the Geckos! What a fun & cute quilt. Thanks for the lovely giveaway

Seacoast Quilter said...

What a nice pattern - thanks!

Ariane said...

Your gecko quilt is super cute!!

Cindy M said...

Adorable quilt, love the Geckos! As for the PBJ, you have to add potato chips to make it even better! Only way my son will eat it!

Vicki H said...

Even at 60 years of age, I still like a PBJ once in awhile.

tac73 said...

Love the geckos. Thanks for sharing.

Rachell said...

Yum. They do look like warm caramel and chocolate.
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Sheila Ivany said...

Your quilt is stunning and playful with the geckos running around on it. Beautiful colours and design .Thank you for a chance to win . Happy Quilting :)

hueisei said...

I love the colors of the batiks.

OhioLori said...

Loooove your Gecko quilt!!! Have a friend that would absolutely love to have too!!! lol Awesome job!!

Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way too!! :D

Vicki R said...

I love the gecko!!

Quilty said...

Thank you for sharing your cute geckos pattern! Love your quilt.
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Carol- Beads and Birds said...

of Course I love the fabric you used. This is a nice quilt pattern and very generous of you to gift it to us.

Adele Mogavero said...

Barb, I adore this quilt!

Michele T said...

Oh, those fabrics are gorgeous!!! Your quilt is especially lovely 💕

Ani M. said...

I love your Gecko quilt! And these fabrics are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!

Frani Du said...

Lovely quilt, batiks are soooo great, and your Gecko sooooo cute!

Anonymous said...

I love Gecko Invasion! You are very talented. Thanks!

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Beth said...

Thanks for the chance to win the charm pack--and thanks much for the Geico Invasion quilt pattern. That's a cute name for a really fun quilt.

Emily C said...

Very pretty, I love the Gecko's.

Connie Peterson said...

Love the geckos!

Monica said...

I like your Gecko Invasion quilt.

barbara woods bewtjw@gmail.com said...

Beautiful

Dale said...

The fabrics are beautiful!! And I like the way you added the geckos to your design.
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Lori Smanski said...

your quilt is lovely. thanks for the pattern.

mlcquilts said...

Cute geckos.

Anonymous said...

Love your reptile inspired quilt. Also love batik fabrics-my go-to fabric.

teachpany said...

What a fun quilt.

PK Sews said...

Your gecko quilt is absolutely delightful. And I like the PB&J recipe too! :) Thanks for sharing!

Diane Beavers said...

the Gecko's are so awesome! Haven't visited American Samoa; sounds memorable and beautiful. Thanks for the cheap sandwich recipe...my daily sweet:)

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Sewbig said...

Thanks for sharing The Geckos pattern. Very fun and wonderful fabrics!