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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..
Splendid Sampler Block 5
By Irene on July 12, 2018
Follow me This week’s block was done by Susan Ache called “Point Taken”. She says “who says a star has to have points? With this fun star you don’t have to worry about chopping off the points”. Get..
Splendid Sampler 2 Block 4
By Irene on July 8, 2018
Follow me Here is my Block 4 for Splendid Sampler 2. It was designed by Wenche Wolff Hatling called Balance. Download this block here. You can also pre-order the Splendid Sampler II book here. Join me in the sewalong. I am..
Splendid Sampler Block 3
By Irene on June 29, 2018
Follow me Here’s my block 3. Thanks Helen Stubbings – I LOVE clamshells so really enjoyed sewing them but not so sure about embroidery – so i did it a tad different…....
By Irene on June 24, 2018
Follow me Here’s my new quilt SPRING FEVER. There are some beautiful grey fabrics coming into our quilt shops. I wanted to make a bright colourful quilt and I felt that using the dark grey background would make..