Today Is Furry Friday with TQPM and Island Batiks and more News…

Furry Fridays

Furry FridaysLast month, you may remember my post about Island Batik’s February project for our little Furry Friends with the Kennel Quilts.

What I’d forgotten to note in that post was that the free pattern I gave away has both the Catfish and the Dog Bone in the same pattern on Craftsy.

But in the last week or so, the really nice surprise came in my email with the patterns I created getting created by Lisa P.

She is new to quilting, but she is dropping the kennel quilts she made at her local kennel. How cool is that.. wanna see them… have a look…

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My Newest Project and the First for Island Batik…

Island Batik Kennel Quilts

Kennel QuiltsAs a quilter, I feel fairly secure at just thinking about simple designs and being able to stitch them out without a pattern whatsoever. I don’t know if this comes from experience, or my mind just being able to put things together…

I think when it comes to working with simply projects we all can probably think in terms of a simple design and just wing it… That’s what I did with February’s project for Island Batik. The project was to be making a kennel quilt and then giving it to your local shelter or a shelter listed at TQPM magazine. I’m just going to take mine to the local shelter, but I’m hoping to make a few more before I get there.

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