Tag Archives: My Splendid Sampler

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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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My Splendid Sampler

Well, as we reach the end of the year I am pleased to say I am up to date with my Splendid Sampler blocks! I’ve made 88 blocks so far, so there’s just twelve left to make with the next … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler Quilt

Well I’m almost up to date with my Splendid Sampler blocks, I’ve stitched 77 blocks now, so just two behind, I’m happy with that, though by Sunday I will be four behind… I really like my last three blocks, the … Continue reading

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Slow-Stitching Sunday

It’s Slow Stitching Sunday over on Kathy’s Quilts, celebrating all things hand-stitched, I’ve been making steady progress with my stitching this week, both hand and machine. I’m trying to get a few finishes under my belt at the moment, I … Continue reading

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Itchy Feet

We’re about two thirds of the way through Splendid Sampler now and I think I’ve just got three blocks left to embroider with my Anderson’s Farm quilt as I’ve two on the shelf untouched and I’m expecting one in the … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler

Woah! I realised today I’m almost caught up with the Splendid Sampler quilt, like I’ve only the most recent one outstanding at the moment! Not only that but I’ve sashed ten and even better, I’ve quilted another ten! I’ve done … Continue reading

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Sashing and Quilting

I’m on two weeks holiday from work at the moment, but I think I’ll be going back to work for a rest! I’m knee deep in decorating, my OH is away on Army Cadet Camp for a fortnight, so I … Continue reading

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Progress on my Quilt Blocks

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been steadily working away at my quilt blocks, both for the Splendid Sampler and the Anderson Farm quilt. Some of them were nice, simple, quick blocks, others took a fair bit of work … Continue reading

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DIY Lightbox

Since I started the Splendid Sampler quilt and the Anderson’s Farm quilt I’ve been on the lookout for a lightbox to trace the embroidery patterns, taping it to the window is not that practical! The ones I’ve seen are pretty … Continue reading

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The Splendid Sampler Quilt

I’ve started ‘The Splendid Sampler’ BOM from Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson, this is the first week and so far I’ve managing to keep up, though if Thursday’s block had been the first one, I might not have been so … Continue reading

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