Summer Sampler 2021: Vintage Restyle
Summer Sampler 2021 is upon us, and we're giving this year's design a 'vintage restyle' by putting a modern flare to traditional quilt blocks.
The past couple of months I've been working with a team of talented modern quilt designers to bring you this year's Sampler.
If you aren't yet, be sure to follow us on the 'gram for updates and block reveals throughout the summer. From top to bottom, left to right: Allison Harris @cluckclucksew, Fran Gulick @cottonandjoy, Lee Heinrich @lee.a.heinrich, Porfiria Gomez @mrsporfiria, Lucy Engels @_lucyengels, Ben Millett @benmillett, Megan Lopez @theathenaworkshop, Katie Blakesley @swimbikequilt, Faith Jones @freshlemonsquilts, Nadra Ridgeway @ellisandhiggs, Lori Holt @beelori1, and Wendy Chow @the.weekendquilter.
What's the Summer Sampler?
For $34.99 total (a one-time charge), you'll receive:
- 13 fully-tested quilt block patterns, with tips and tricks for success
- A Welcome PDF with fabric requirements and suggested colors (see below for info about fabric bundles available from online fabric shops)
- Complete finishing instructions to make an 68" x 68" sampler quilt
- Coloring sheets for planning
- Access to a private Facebook group ask questions, get advice, and connect with the designers and a community of other quilters
You can subscribe starting today. The quilt along will run June 7-September 6, 2021 and you will receive a new block pattern via email each Monday during the quilt along.
The blocks are 12-1/2" x 12-1/2" (12" x 12" finished), plus one super-sized 28-1/2" x 28-1/2" block. The full quilt will finished at approximately 68" x 68"
For the blocks, you will need approximately 4 yards total of assorted colors, plus 2-1/4 yards of White background fabric. For the sashing, you will need about 1-2/3 yards of White and 1-1/8 yards total of various shades of gray. More detailed information is available in our Welcome PDF, which you can download on purchase.
Confident Beginner - It is assumed you have basic quilting knowledge such as general fabric cutting and pressing knowledge, the ability to sew a consistent 1/4" seam, and familiarity with the terminology used in quilt patterns.
12 of the 13 blocks use basic (traditional) piecing techniques. 1 block uses foundation paper-piecing. (If you have never paper-pieced before, our "Beginner's Guide to Paper-Piecing" is included with purchase.) 4 blocks use curved piecing. There is no appliqué in this sampler pattern.
From the team and I, we're so excited to have you onboard and to be sewing along side with you all summer long. We can't wait to see your makes, and don't forget to use discount code WEEKEND at check out to receive $5 off your Summer Sampler 2021 quilt pattern.