Tag Archives: Quilting

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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So near and yet so far!

…and don’t quilt when you’ve just had a couple of hours broken sleep after a night shift!!! We’ve had workmen in this week putting new floors down and now new doors and skirting, I decided to keep out of their … Continue reading

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Tealed with a Kiss

It’s not as easy as it looks to design your own quilt block!! I wanted to make one more block for Kate Chiconia’s Tealed with a Kiss quilt, it’s going to raise money for ovarian cancer charities, hence the teal … 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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Down the Rabbit Hole

This year I’m just starting one Block of the Month, it’s by Sarah Fielke and it’s called Down the Rabbit Hole. It’s a mixture of piecing and applique, so hopefully by the end I will have mastered needleturn applique. The … 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┬áSplendid 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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Nearly there!

Over the last few weeks I’ve been beavering away on my Splendid Sampler quilt blocks. We had a couple of weeks off from the twice weekly schedule over Christmas which did give us a bit of breathing space, but also … 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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Catching up

I’ve got a bit behind with my Splendid Sampler blocks, what with finishing the Anderson Farm Quilt and then Christmas! However I put a bit of a spurt on and managed to do four blocks in one evening, well if … Continue reading

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