End of Week One Beat The Heat Blog Hop

End of Week One Beat The Heat Blog Hop

End of Week One Beat The Heat Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us this week! We enjoy seeing all the creative ways the Island Batik Ambassadors have been using the Spring 2019 collections in their beautiful quilts! Hoping you are loving all of the different quilts being made with these gorgeous new collections!

Every Friday we will be having a round-up of the quilts, created by our talented Ambassadors, to make sure you do not miss anything! There will be a direct link to the post with the quilt for you to learn more about the designer’s process and the tools used; there are even bonus giveaways for many of the posts. You really don’t want to miss out on bonus giveaways! 

This week, the highlighted collections are:

Blueberry Patch

Clockworks

Electric Desert

Enchanted Forest

If you have a local quilt shop, be sure to let them know how much you love Island Batik collections and Batik Foundations!

Let’s get started with fabulous quilts from the Beat the Heat Blog Hop Week One!

Leanne Parsons

Sherry Shish

Bill Locke

Lisa Nielsen


Sandra Walker

Terri Vanden Bosch


Pamela Boatright

Kathleen McCormick

Today we will also be opening a new giveaway for the second week!

Carl and Linda Sullivan of Colourwerx are too much fun! We want to share their dynamic personalities with you with this week’s Island Batik Beat the Heat giveaway! The Garden Party Precut Bundle is a happy addition to any stash!! To enter for your chance to win, follow the easy-to-use prompts on Rafflecopter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway
This giveaway ends on August 16th at 11:59 pm EDT. A random winner will be chosen and announced on August 19th.

If the winner does not respond within the first five days after being notified, a new random winner will be chosen and notified.

There is still time to participate in the week one giveaway! Get your last minute entry in for the chance to win an Island Batik Jackie Kunkel Electric Desert Precut bundle by visiting Beat the Heat Blog Hop

 

109 thoughts on “End of Week One Beat The Heat Blog Hop”

  1. Melody Lutz says:

    Great way to save time, great way to pull in fabrics from your stash that match/blend to complete a project.

  2. Linda Williamson says:

    Pre-cuts make beautiful quilts.

  3. Linda Williamson says:

    Pre-cuts make beautiful quilts.

    1. Pam Jolly says:

      They are a great way to add variety to my stash.

      1. Anna brown says:

        Precut Fabrics are a wonderful way to make a shortcut fun… happyness04431@yahoo.com

  4. lee says:

    ……The perfect way to build your stash!!

  5. Kathy h says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to work with a complete line of fabric.

  6. Cecilia says:

    Pre-Cut fabrics are wonderful because you get the full collection without having to buy individual fabrics. Plus, they save a lot on cutting time.

  7. Anna brown says:

    Tytyty was colorful as I new it would be and the designers did a great job ty all for your ideas and talents. ..happyness04431@yahoo.com

  8. Connie Hohmann says:

    Easy way to spread out the material to get a good feel of the finished quilt.

  9. Caroline Rohrer says:

    exciting fabrics.

  10. Joanna says:

    Pre cut fabrics are a wonderful way to save time in cutting and have a variety of fabrics that go together.

  11. Diantha Howard says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to save some time in piecing a quilt

  12. Teri says:

    …see all the fabrics in a collection.

  13. Christi says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to put a quilt together in no time. The colors are generally already matched for you, the cutting is done, find a pattern and just sew. My Grandmother would have loved these. Angel kisses to you Grandma.

  14. Pam S says:

    gather fabric from an entire line of fabric!

  15. Julie B says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to complete a quilt faster.

  16. Becky says:

    Save time. 🙂

  17. Sandy Allen says:

    Pre cuts are a wonderful way to get the whole fabric line at once! They also are great for speeding up the cutting process. ☺

  18. Judy says:

    Wonderful collections, just dreaming of the quilts I could make with them

  19. Kathy Goddin says:

    Love colors!

  20. Mercedes Rose says:

    Love those fabrics❤️❤️ All of the quilts are beautiful 😊

  21. Island Batik fabric / colors are so great . Can’t get enough. ❤️

  22. Linda Middlemist says:

    Love Island Batiks. Thanks for the chance to win.

  23. Verna Anderson says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to purchase a variety of fabrics for a project!

  24. Lynn says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to have great color in my projects!

  25. Allison Evrard says:

    …complete a quilt top quickly.

  26. Jeanne LeBron says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to experience multiple pieces within one fabric line!

  27. Becky Turner says:

    Precuts fabrics are a wonderful way to dream and play with colorways you might not have thought of.

  28. Karen says:

    I loved the Enchanted Garden fabrics!

  29. Anita says:

    …make a quilt fast!

  30. Patricia Boelens says:

    Using precuts is my favorite way to cut the cutting time in half when making a quilt.

  31. Pinelopi Papoutsaki says:

    Love the beautiful colors! Hope I win!

  32. Audrey Morrison says:

    I love the look of batiks. They are so vibrant.

  33. Audrey Morrison says:

    to make a cheery quilt quickly for someone in need of a little cheer.

  34. Lydia says:

    These are so beautiful colours to create an amazing quilt cover

  35. Kelly D says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to put a little of each fabric from a collection into my quilts or projects! I would never buy them all if I had to buy yardage.

  36. ShirleyC says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way “to save time and pain in the hands!” LOL I love precuts!

  37. Theresa Taylor says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to create a beautiful quilt for someone you love

  38. Deb M says:

    …to start the day!

  39. Buffie Lorah says:

    I love this new line from Jackoe Kunkel. Beautiful colors!

  40. Andromache Perperi says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to… have a lot of great combined fabrics to use from experts!

  41. Pamela Casey says:

    Precuts make coordinating fabrics easy!

  42. Joanne Colleaux says:

    the rainbow colours are lovely

  43. Barbara OC says:

    Sweet quilts!!

  44. Betsy says:

    Save time, money and add an updated appeal to any quilt or project

  45. Lori Smanski says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to make beautiful quilts quickly.

  46. Rochelle Summers says:

    Precuts are a great way to get quilting fast and reduce the amount of cutting I have to do. Thanks for a great blog hop and wonderful prizes.

  47. Carla Hundley says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to
    make creating bags easier to match
    pieces and sew together!
    Carla from Utah

  48. Jeannie Zimmerman says:

    Beautiful fabrics and I can see a stunningly beautiful from them!

  49. Jeannie Zimmerman says:

    Beautiful fabrics and I can see a stunningly beautiful from them!

  50. Jeannie Zimmerman says:

    Precut fabrics make my quilts beautiful by providing a variety of coordinated fabrics that add polish to my creative quilts.

  51. Ellee says:

    …get started on an awesome new quilt.

  52. Precuts are a great way to collect your favorite lines, collections, colors, or favorite designers’ collections!
    So easy to use, half the cutting work is done for you, so many cute and easy patterns for precuts!
    reillyr2(at)hotmail(com)

  53. Joyce Carter says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to get a variety of different fabrics in a bundle by a designer.They go together so well to make a gorgeous quilt. Thank you for the chance.

  54. Linda Cartwright says:

    Let your creative flow easier with less time cutting fabric.

  55. Gay says:

    I love precuts and the Batik are so nice.

  56. Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to finish a project quickly and with confidence that it will look good!

  57. Linda Berwaldt says:

    Thanks for the chance….

  58. Sharon says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to get to the fun part.

  59. Nancy D says:

    speeds up the quilting process. If you use a pattern made for the precuts, all you have to do is unwrap and start sewing your quilt. It is like someone has done half the work for you.

  60. Sally Makowski says:

    Lovin this group of fabric! Just what I was looking for.

  61. Ginny chapman says:

    Love working with batiks, beautiful colors

  62. Anne Mattie says:

    These colors are so out of my box, that I would have tremendous fun finding something to make with them. I don’t think it would be too difficult to find a showcase for those gorgeous brights.

  63. Delaine says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to grow your stash and save a lot of time on cutting. Thanks!

  64. Allison says:

    Precuts are wonderful for saving time!

  65. Regina says:

    Are a great way to jump start my quilting!

  66. Lori Morton says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to start sooooo many fun quilts!! Makes it easy to get into the project.. and have the whole Collection you love! No matching fabric/colors this wayteither.. just sewing! 🙂 This Hop is so cool…love all the different quilts & ideas being shared, Thank you for chance to win your give-a-way 😀

  67. Lori S. says:

    Precut Fabrics are a wonderful way to make beautiful quilts with coordinating fabrics fastr than cutting them myself!

  68. Angela J Short says:

    Precuts are great to make a faster quilt. Enjoy your day!! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

  69. Renea Yarolim says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way of saving time and especially for me everything is coordinated (I struggle with picking fabrics for quilts).

  70. Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to have the colours co-ordinated and ready to use together. Island Batiks have this wonderful way that every fabric will go with any other one, the ways are endless.

  71. Second comment, the display from week one is amazing, and how could anyone resist those blues and purples?Every quilter has shown us a superb way to showcase the fabrics. Fantastic.

  72. Nancy says:

    Have all the colorways of a fabric line in one package!

  73. Glenda Hanson says:

    Love Island Batiks with their rich colors

  74. Cathy B. says:

    … to match a fabric to the recipient – instead of just what happens to be in your stash!

  75. Cathy Calloway says:

    Precuts are a great way to sample an entire collection

  76. GloryB says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to spend less money and make a great quilt with all the colours.

  77. Beth T. says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to get right to quilting, without spending so much time and energy cutting fabric and worrying about accuracy.

  78. Laura G says:

    Be inspired for a new project.

  79. Nina E says:

    I love precuts!!!

  80. Michelle W says:

    What a beautiful collection! Precuts are so much more convenient.

  81. Kim Zwicker says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to save time, creating a quilt that matches perfectly.

  82. Gail Zirtzlaff says:

    Precuts are a great way to start a quilt with coordinating colors that will really go places!

  83. Helen says:

    Precuts are wonderful to get your creative ideas started immediately and that masterpiece finished in a much faster time.

  84. Mary DAVIS says:

    …a great way to coordinate fabrics for a quick and perfectly curated project.

  85. Sharon Aurora says:

    great for when you need a variety of fabrics.

  86. Debra Turner says:

    … find instant inspiration!

  87. Nancysue says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to help teach an 11 yr old son how to quilt ! Taking it in steps, more attention can be put to designing and sewing. (Cutting is a whole lesson in itself.)

  88. Kathy E. says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to have a smaller piece of fabric in a beautiful collection. They make it so much easier to cut into and get right on to the process of sewing!

  89. Precuts are the perfect way to get a sample of each fabric in a collection and challenge yourself to use every perfectly coordinated fabric in a quilt!

  90. Eleni says:

    What a beautiful collection! cuts are a wonderful way to get the whole fabric line at once!

  91. Μοιρούλα Μπογιατζόγλου says:

    ….are a wonderful way to save some time in piecing a quilt

  92. usairdoll says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to make a quilt! So easy! All the hard work is done for you. Fabrics that go together and they are precut. Such a time saver.

    1. Eleni Zeimpeki says:

      Beautiful colorful quilts!!!❤

  93. Willow Olson says:

    …enjoy the full line of a fabric collection and get started on that quilt right away! <3

  94. Allison C says:

    Beautiful quilts!!

  95. Darlene B says:

    …get a lot of coordinating fabrics that play well together!

  96. Liz Smith says:

    To see the entire fabric line & use coordinating fabrics!

  97. make a project in record time, perfectly coordinated and conveniently pre-cut.

  98. Nicole Sender says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to save time and energy! I consider it a great way to finish a quilt top quicker! Precuts are the best!

  99. Turid says:

    Precuts save time. And I love to just look at it for a long time before using it.

  100. Yvonne Layton says:

    Lovely quilts and love the bright fabrics. I like to use pre cuts in my quilts

  101. Paula says:

    “Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to showcase everything I love about batik fabric. My stash is 95% batiks. It’s my favorite fabric to use.

  102. Renee G says:

    Precuts are a wonderful way to save time. I love them all!

  103. Dawn F. says:

    Precuts are a great way to show off an entire line of fabric.

  104. Jen B says:

    …Build your stash.

  105. Deirdre O'Riordan says:

    Precut fabrics are a wonderful way to get a jump-start on a project

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