Island Batik Blog Hop This Week and WIPs!

by | Jan 31, 2022 | 5 comments

Another week has come and gone. Time surely flies when you are having fun! Today begins the first first Island Batik Blog Hop of 2022! Here is the schedule. Oh, and there will be fabric to be won!!

Monday, January 31st
Jennifer Thomas, Curlicue Creations
Denise Looney, For the Love of Geese 
Tuesday, February 1st
Pamela Boatright, Pamela Quilts
Andi Stanfield, True Blue Quilts
Wednesday, February 2nd
Megan Best, Bestquilter
Thursday, February 3rd
Maryellen McAuliffe, Mary Mack Made Mine
Brenda Alburl, Songbird Designs – That’s me!!

And about that give away! This week Island Batik is giving away fat quarter bundles of both the Americana collection and the Chantilly collection on their blog.  Click here to visit the Island Batik blog.

I’m excited to share my project with you! Now on to my to-do list from last week:

  • Finish cutting February Island Batik Blog Hop project. √ DONE Here are a few process pics
  • Quilt and bind said project! not yet! Working on piecing it! You will see it Thursday!
  • Clean 30 minutes in studio. √ DONE
  • Round 3 SAHRR – diamonds – more my speed than curves!! √ DONE
Some of these fabrics were provided by Island Batik – thank you Island Batik!

For the week of 1/31/22 – 2/6/22:

  • Finish February Island Batik Blog Hop project.
  • Work on Tickled Pink Blog Hop project
  • Clean 30 minutes in studio.
  • Round 4 SAHRR – stars – one of my favorite blocks!

This should keep me out of trouble this week! I’m linking up with Linda at The Texas Quilt Gal for To-Do Tuesday when her linky opens and, well, I missed the SAHRR linky again!! I hope you all have a great quilty week!

See you soon!


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  1. rl2b2017

    Hi Brenda! I’m not sure how this got by me . . . it IS Thursday, isn’t it?!! This week is whizzing by. Good luck on your to-do list, and I’ll look for your post for today!! You have a LOT on your plate, my friend. {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

  2. Lori Smanski

    this is such a fun pattern. i love how the fabrics pop and the design in each can be seen. thanks for sharing and inspiring

  3. Quilting Tangent

    Interesting design you came up with. Love you banner with the flower butterflies.

  4. ShirleyC

    You have some good looking seams! Interesting blocks for sure!

  5. quiltinggail

    Your SAHRR is looking good! Have fun making the star blocks! 🙂


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