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Black Licorice and other things
By Irene on August 31, 2019
Follow me Black Licorice is one of my new patterns. I’m doing so many of them together that I sometimes lose track of them. I do concentrate on new BOMs as they are most popular with shops. I designed Black..
Class Action and Pocketful of Posies
By Irene on April 5, 2019
Follow me For those of you who have done my classes in 2018 you will know what this quilt is all about. I was teaching at Precious Time in Toowoomba in 2018 and the quilters there had some beautiful fabric..
Workshops for February/March
By Irene on January 20, 2019
Follow me 2019 looks like its going to be a good year for teaching workshops here in Australia, Norway (yes!!) as well as in the USA (later in October). Here are some dates for February and March. I would love..
Splendid Sampler 2 – Block 13
By Irene on September 13, 2018
Follow me This week’s designer is Carl Hentsch – his block is Betty’s Bloom – he said he named it after his oldest dog who shares time with him on the sofa while he hand pieces! Check out his blog...
Splendid Sampler 2 – Free as a Bird
By Irene on September 6, 2018
Follow me Here is my block for Splendid Sampler 2. I enjoy sewing with friends, travelling around the world teaching and meeting new quilters. I named my block “Free as a Bird” because my quilting career has set me free..
By Irene on September 5, 2018
Follow me My taste in fabrics has slowly evolved over the years. Once upon a time I loved using “country” fabrics – whatever that meant! To me it involved lots of checks and a darker palette. Then I switched to..
Block No. 11 – Tulip in Bloom by Nadra Ridgeway.
By Irene on August 31, 2018
Follow me Here is my version of the block. Get all the details and download the free instructions some blocks on the Splendid Sampler blog now. Every Thursday instructions for blocks will be posted to download free. You can sew..
Splendid Sampler 2 – Block 7
By Irene on July 27, 2018
Follow me Here is my version of For the Love by Sharon Burgess. I LOVE English Paper Piecing and really enjoyed making this block. Get all the details and download the free instructions for Block 1 on the Splendid Sampler..
Splendid Sampler Block 6
By Irene on July 17, 2018
Follow me This week’s block has been designed by Lori Kennedy called “Rose and Dot”. She says “The Rose and Dot block is named after the two lovely ladies who inspired me to sew, my grandmother Rose and my mother..