Tag Archives: The Splendid Sampler

Splendid Sampler Slow Stitching

We’re over a fifth of the way through the Splendid Sampler quilt along, it’s being organised by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson but they’ve asked over 80 different quilt designers to design a block, so we’re learning all sorts of … Continue reading

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The Splendid Sampler; Local Quilt Shop

Jane Davidson of Quilt Jane is the designer of The Splendid Sampler‘s latest challenge, she’s one of the organizer’s too and her block is really sweet, not too taxing either, once I’d sorted colours out! Sunday’s block is a picture … Continue reading

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Snug as a Bug and a Focal Point

Well I’m managing to keep up with the twice weekly blocks for The Splendid Sampler quilt, it does help seeing everyone else’s blocks on facebook, enthusiasm is definitely infectious! Block 6 was released last Thursday, so I managed to make … Continue reading

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Anderson’s Farm Quilt

I’ve been cracking on with my Anderson’s Farm quilt this week, I think I’ve got a couple of weeks before the next installment arrives so I want to get it finished. This month I had two small blocks and a … Continue reading

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Simple Simon

The fifth block for The Splendid Sampler Quilt was released on Sunday..and I actually managed to stitch it on Sunday 🙂 It’s called Simple Simon and it was designed by Celine Perkins. To be fair, it is well named being … Continue reading

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Happy Happy and Anderson’s Farm

The fourth block for the Splendid Sampler is called Happy Happy and I have to say, I’m really happy with mine! When it was released on Thursday I was somewhat concerned by the tiny applique circles and yes, they are … Continue reading

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Two BOM’s on the go!

I’ve been busy quilting today. Last month I started Pat Sloans latest quilt-along, a Block of the Month (BOM) called My Secret Garden. I really enjoyed taking part last year (Vacation Time Quilt) and felt I learnt a lot and … Continue reading

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