Friday, 23 September 2016

The Splendid Sampler [twelve more]

I started the Splendid Sampler with the idea of making just a few blocks - the ones I really loved, with no pressure. The thing is that I like most of the blocks. I particularly love the variety of techniques involved: basic piecing, foundation pieces, applique, embroidery... I'm not attaching any pressure to this and I've not even made half of the blocks that have been published so far, but I'm enjoying making a few every so often and it's been a couple of months since I shared any here.

Snug as a Bug: this was one of the early blocks that I went back to and loved stitcing up: I was so pleased with the yellow detail to the bedspread.


Sew South

Stitch in the Garden: I really have enjoyed the embroidery blocks: I adapted some of the fillers from another project for the largest thread reel.

Lemonade

Dashing By Chocolate

Simple Surprises: so simple but I really love it - might be that Alison Glass background!

Flights of Friendship

Pencils: I've been looking forward to making this one since I first saw it

Homeward Bound

On a Whim: I used raw edge applique machine blanket stitch to put this one together and it's really effective (if not quite straight!).

Lina's Gift: another early block I've only just got round to finishing.

Measure Twice, Cut Once

A few more blocks and I'll get them all out for a group shot.

2 comments:

Lin said...

A very nice collection there Jennie - I do love snug as a bug! xx

Archie the wonder dog said...

They're all lovely!