Batiks Go Retro Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the fabulous Batiks Go Retro Blog Hop!! Hop into our flying car and buzz around some great blogs with us over the next two weeks, each featuring the retro-chic Batiks Go Retro collection by Tamarinis!

Tammy Silvers, the quilter and designer behind Tamarinis, has been designing patterns with Island Batik fabrics for years and we’re thrilled to be releasing her debut fabric collection! The vintage color palette of aquas, oranges, purples and blues mixed with retro hashtags, boomerangs, sunbursts, and whimsical television shapes are a match made in mid-century heaven.

Tammy carried the retro theme through to her quilts. With Jangle and Wedge-O-Matic, Tammy took classic blocks and gave them a vintage spin. Atomic Bombshell is perfect for those who love foundation paper piecing. And Dutch Windmills features a faux curved piecing technique that anyone can use!

48″ x 60″

46″ x 48″

Atomic Bombshell
45″ x 68″

Dutch Windmills
62″ x 75″
Pattern can be made in different sizes with 10″ Squares or 5″ Squares!

Last but not least – an apron that features an enlarged television! How perfect would this be for your robot maid?! 😉

You’ll also spot the Batiks Go Retro collection in the September/October 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting in Tammy’s exclusive Sprockets quilt. Pick up an issue at your local quilt shop to get the pattern, or buy the whole kit here.

Photo courtesy of McCall’s Quilting

We know you can’t wait to see all of the fantastic projects these bloggers have created using this new collection. Check out the schedule below to see where we’ll be each day of the hop!


September 11 – Island Batik + Aurifil Thread (a two-for-one post deal! 😉 )
September 12Swirly Girls Designs
September 13Quiltoni
September 14Purple Moose Designs
September 15Poor House Quilt Design
September 16Tamarinis
September 17Libby Williamson
September 18Sandra Johnson Designs
September 19One Quilting Circle
September 20Seams Like a Dream
September 21Fat Quarter Gypsy


At the end of the hop, we’ll be giving away an awesome Fat Quarter bundle of the complete Batiks Go Retro collection AND a Coastal Mist thread collection that perfectly coordinates with the fabrics, provided by our friends at Aurifil! Enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. 🙂

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Categories: Blog Hop, Fabric Collections

{ 16 comments… add one }
  • Lori Smanski September 11, 2017, 8:40 am

    these are lovely. her quilts are gorgeous

  • Linda Cartwright September 11, 2017, 11:56 am

    I love these fabrics and designs. Thanks for the awesome give away.

    • Katie September 11, 2017, 12:13 pm

      Thanks for joining us for the hop! 🙂

  • Judi D September 11, 2017, 12:09 pm

    Love the blog hops!

    • Katie September 11, 2017, 12:33 pm

      Thanks for joining us, Judi! 🙂

  • Lois W September 11, 2017, 5:41 pm

    Really like Atomic Bombshell!

  • Pam September 11, 2017, 7:53 pm

    I love Tammy’s designs! Thanks for all the eye candy and for the chance to win!

  • Susan September 11, 2017, 9:47 pm

    this looks interesting. I will enjoy paying attention.

  • Monica R September 12, 2017, 5:45 am

    what a beautiful quilt.

  • Brenda Hulsey September 12, 2017, 9:58 am

    Beautiful fabrics and quilts!

  • Debby E September 13, 2017, 5:23 pm

    What beautiful fabric – Love the colors and designs. Thanks so much for the fabulous giveaway and chance to win. I just love a great blog hop! 🙂

    • Katie September 13, 2017, 6:18 pm

      Thanks for joining us, Debby! 🙂


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