Category Archives: Splendid Sampler Quilt

A Bird in the Hand…

I was a little bit behind with My Splendid Sampler 2 quilt-a-long so I decided to do a bit of catch up. This is the quilt-a-long organised by Pat Sloan and Jane Davison, there’s a new 6″ block released each … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler II

Yesterday I managed to finish two of the Splendid Sampler II blocks, all sashed and quilted. As the next one was released yesterday afternoon I carried straight on and made it! I’ve quilted it this afternoon. The Splendid Sampler 2 … Continue reading

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The difference of a year and a BOM

So far I’ve managed to keep up to date with the new Splendid Sampler quilt-a-long, though it’s less arduous this time with only one block a week at the moment. It’s a quilt-a-long organised by Pat Sloan and Jane Davison, … Continue reading

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March Review

Sewing in March was limited to evenings as the days off were filled with workmen and decorating, the workmen have pretty much gone, but I still feel knee deep in painting, there’s a faint glimmer at the end of the … Continue reading

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My Splendid Sampler Quilt Finale!!

Last night I was doing a happy dance round my sewing room! I have finally finished my Splendid Sampler Quilt, it’s been quite a journey, pushing me out of my comfort zone, but I did it!! For those of you … Continue reading

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QAYG

Well I have finally started to put my Splendid Sampler quilt together. I’ve been prevaricating a bit, partially because I’ve not done it before and having spent the last twelve months making the blocks, I don’t want to ruin it … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler is nearly finished!

It’s time for a little celebration! I have just finished the last two blocks of my Splendid Sampler journey. We started a year ago, two blocks a week with a couple of weeks off at Christmas for good behaviour and on … Continue reading

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The Splendid Sampler

My Splendid Sampler journey is drawing to a close, the last one will be published on Sunday, then I’ve just got to put it all together! Over the last couple of days I’ve caught up, so I’m just embroidering block … Continue reading

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January; a productive start!

I rather like the idea of a monthly report, looking back at what I’ve done and more importantly, making plans for the next month. I think it could be quite a positive thing, sometimes when you’ve lots of projects on … Continue reading

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Gran’s Button Jar

Gran’s Button Jar is block 91 of My Splendid Sampler quilt, it’s designed by Lynette Anderson. I really like her work, it was Lynette that designed the other BOM I stitched last year, Anderson’s Farm, so I was looking forward … Continue reading

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