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Summer Sampler 2021: Vintage Restyle

Summer Sampler 2021 Vintage Restyle

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. 

Summer Sampler 2021 Team Vintage Restyle Allison Harris @cluckclucksew Ben Millett @benmillett Faith Jones @freshlemonsquilts  Fran Gulick @cottonandjoy Katie Blakesley @swimbikequilt  Lee Heinrich @lee.a.heinrich  Lori Holt @beelori1 Lucy Engels @_lucyengels Megan Lopez @theathenaworkshop Nadra Ridgeway @ellisandhiggs Porfiria Gomez @mrsporfiria Wendy Chow @the.weekendquilter

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?

The Summer Sampler is a quilt along held each year over the summer and hosted by your sampler hostesses with the mostest, Lee HeinrichFaith Jones, and Katie Blakesley. Each week, for 13 weeks, you receive a pattern for one quilt block in your email inbox.
This year's theme is Vintage Restyle. The group of designers bring you 13 new quilt blocks that push beloved traditional designs to new heights. 
The Summer Sampler 2021 is now available for sale for $34.99. BUT! With the code WEEKEND, receive $5 off till Jun 6, 2021. 


The Details

What's included

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.

Quilt Size

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"

Fabric Requirements

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.

Skill Level

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. Offer is valid until Jun 6, 2021.