Saturday, 4 March 2017

The Splendid Sampler Finale and Giveaway

The Splendid Sampler has come to an end.  I didn’t make all the blocks as I left some of the embroidery blocks out. But I did make the Birthday Cake bonus block and these final twelve blocks: 
The Splendid Sampler 'Birthday Cake' Bonus Block

The Splendid Sampler Block 85 - Flow

The Splendid Sampler Block 86 - Unity Star

The Splendid Sampler Block 87 - Shining Star

The Splendid Sampler Block 89 - Love from Colorado to the Mid West

The Splendid Sampler Block 90 - Juggling

The Splendid Sampler Block 91 - Double Bees

The Splendid Sampler Block 93 - Tiny Miracles

The Splendid Sampler Block 94 - Skyscraper

The Splendid Sampler Block 95 - Sunshine

The Splendid Sampler Block 97 - First Purse

The Splendid Sampler Block Block 98 - Fleur de Lei

The Splendid Sampler Block 100 - Centered

Next week I will share with you my most favourite and my least favourite block from all The Splendid Sampler blocks I've made.  

But until then, pop over to my Splendid Sampler Pinterest board and see if you can guess which block is my most favourite and which is my least favourite.  Leave a comment below and I shall pick a winner from the correct guesses to win a $30 Fat Quarter Shop Gift Certificate.   (Leave your email in the comment so I can contact you - competition will close on Saturday 11th March 2017.)


  1. Loved the best #55 dedicated rose
    least #66 happy thoughts
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  2. Loved the little ones under the quilt and didn't care for the sea gull block.

  3. Okay, there are lots of beautiful blocks and it would be really hard to have a least favorite and there are so many contending for favorite that would be difficult too. However, I would love to win the gift certificate so I can make some of these squares so I will say that your favorite is #28 the beautiful dress (it was that one or the Robin, or some of the embroidered ones, eek this is hard!!!). For least favorite I would say #48. It turned out beautiful but is a much more humble pattern than the rest. e-mail Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!

  4. Always anticipated your SS block posts to inspire me to do my next one. All of your blocks are great. Loved the Snug As A Bug #7. Probably #54 or #61 just because they aren't as bright as cheery as others but it's nice to have contrast. Looking forward to your post when you put all the blocks into a quilt! Thanks Amanda!

  5. So hard to guess which ones you like best and least but I am going to go with most favorite #28, the little dress, as you made it twice. Least favorite # 39 because of the difficulty to sew (I actually appliqued the block instead of paper piecing it!)

  6. I think block 94 would be one of your least favourite and block 74 the robin is a favourite it's hard to pick I think block 94 is one of my least favourite but your block is still very lovely thank you for sharing your journey I have enjoyed seeing your wonderful blocks they are all so pretty with perfect fabric combinations you always give me so much inspiration your work is just amazing xxx katrina

  7. I think block 2 Wings would be your favorite with the little patchwork blocks. Probably number 11 Crocheted Thoughts would be your least favorite since it's a technique you don't use as often. I am still finishing my blocks and am so glad I stretched my skills just looking at all the technically wonderful blocks!

  8. How Neat! This could be one no one gets>TeHee! I'll guess #100 + #93!
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  9. Your blocks are just beautiful with perfectly balanced colors and prints...I love them all! I'm guessing your least favorite was #69 and most favorite was #29.

  10. Trying again, I think The Cone Flower block is your favourite ( its mine ) They are all lovely but that one is the nicest. Fingers crossed.

  11. I think #44 is so cute but my least favorite was #51. But really, all of the blocks are great and I would be able to find a way to use each and every one of them. Your color combinations are great. I am envious of your ability to mix colors and prints into a beautiful block.

  12. Favorite "Tiny Miracles"
    Lest Favorite "juggling"

  13. I'm going to guess #41 (from pattern #28) as your favorite, and #69 as your least favorite, simply because it didn't turn out exactly as you'd planned, although it all worked out. It was fun to read your comments, and renewed my interest in this lovely sampler.