Saturday, 7 January 2017

Splendid Sampler sewing.

I have prepared some more blocks. I am so far behind with these but I will keep working on them. The ones I am doing now have a bit of hand stitching on them... The first one is a pieced block. So easy enough.
SPLENDID SAMPLER no 40

The next one was a crazy patchwork pieced together. I couldn't leave it plain so I added stitching and embellishments.
Splendid Sampler block no... 48

Then there was a cute stitchery block...
I added a measuring tape instead of stitching it. I used some stitches on my machine. Then I did some by hand and embellished as well.
Splendid Sampler block no.. 75

Next I will be picking some blocks to try and catch up on some. I will also prepare some blocks for hand stitching so I can take it to my sewing groups....

9 comments:

  1. Lovely SS blocks Jo.... not sure if I'll do any more of then... seam to have lost my sewing mojo...

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  2. Love that top block, you're doing so much better than me - all I've managed with the SS is to download the patterns!

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  3. Love your crazy quilt block with the embellishments - especially the ribbon work roses. Beautiful!

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  4. Those little, gorgeous blocks are so much work! I have been downloading the patterns and really really want to make it, but I must finish Dear Jane first. I know how much work these very small block patterns are.

    Your crazy block is to die for! I love that you added ribbon embroidery. I have always wanted to do a crazy quilt!

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  5. Lovely blocks. I am very behind too and truthfully looking forward to the end...maybe then I will catch up!

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  6. What an odd coincidence. I follow a blog called Sane, Crazy, Crumby Quilting by Cathy who always takes part in the Rainbow challenge. I love her posts - she uses such glorious colours and is amazingly prolific. In lots of her posts she has made Twinkler blocks which really appeal to me. I have just spent AGES trying to find a source for a free pattern and just found it! Then I turned to your latest post and there is your Splendid Sampler Block and 40 which is pretty much the Twinkler block.

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  7. Beautiful SS blocks Jo, I am sure you will catch up again. Love the crazy patch block.

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  8. Great blocks , I am behind as well.

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