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My Journey Through The Splendid Sampler



March 18, 2017 International Quilting Day - I finished piecing my top today!


As one of the designers, I sewed along with The Splendid Sampler. I didn't get every block made yet, but there's time to catch up. After all there is a wonderful book being released by Martingale in April. Today is February 14th, 2017 and it's been one year since we all started this journey, so I thought I'd share with you how I've decided to set my blocks:


This is just the beginning, and another round has yet to be added, but you knew it had to be a hexagon right?

I am hosting a giveaway over on Instagram if you'd like to enter: Katja Marek (Instagram)


If you have never English Paper Pieced before download my English Paper Piecing Basics to help you out.

Why all the photos of bees? Download my project BEE-ing Happy in My Garden by clicking on the links below to find out.

         

 
       
Katja Marek Katja Marek Bev Marcotte Betty Spence Sonja Marek

A few friends made some blocks for me to show you some alternatives.


My Block is #51 



I call this little quilt BEE-ing Happy in my Garden! It uses my block #51 BEE Happy!
Download the instructions now to get started on your own!

While you're here don't forget to have a look at my free on-line quilt-alongs, The New Hexagon - Millefiore Quilt-Along and Blocks on the Go, for Quilts on the Grow. We have amazing Facebook groups for sharing they are: The New Hexagon - Millefiore Quilt-Along Facebook Group and Katja Marek's 'Quilt with Me' Facebook Group.
Both quilt-alongs use blocks from my book The New Hexagon: 52 Blocks to English Paper Piece. It was the #1 selling book for Martingale in 2015. Just released in July is The New Hexagon Perpetual Calendar which will have a new online quilt-along launching in January 2017. December 2016 also brings The New Hexagon Coloring Book, perfect as a companion idea book for the calendar or on it's own.


Here are some of the Blocks that I've completed so far:

Block 1: Hearts AFlutter
Pat Sloan
Block 2: Wings
Jane Davidson
 Block 3: Lots of Love
Melissa Corry
 Block 4: Happy Happy
Jen Kingwell
 Block 5: Simple Simon
Celine Perkins
 Block 6: Focal Point
Natalia Bonner
 Block 7: Snug As a Bug
Amy Sinibaldi
 Block 8: Friends Around the Square
Julie Karasek
Block 9: Local Quilt Shop
Jane Davidson
Block 10: Iowa
Sherri McConnell
Block 11: Crocheted Thoughts
Alyssa Thomas
Block 12: Checkerboard
Pat Sloan
 Block 13: Scrap Star
Corey Yoder
 Block 14: Flying High
Janet Clare
 Block 15: Family Affair
Janice Ryan
Block 16: Pieces of Friendship
Lindsay Mayland
Block 17: Family Stars
Kimberly Jolly
Block 18: Lina's Gift
Pat Sloan
Block 19: Measure Twice, Cut Once
Jane Davidson
Block 21: Sweet Candy
Kris Thurgood
Block 22: Goose on the Loose
Amy Smart
Block 23: Hand in Hand
Karri Carr
Block 24: Inspector Sidekick
Michele Foster
Block 29: Scrappy Happy Heart
Christa Watson
Block 30: Simple Surprises
Amy Ellis
Block 33: Selvedge Saver
Pat Sloan
Block 34: Lemonade
Amy Gibson
Block 35: The Wishful Garden
Kristyne Czepuryk
Block 36: Inchy Hexagon Club
Jane Davidson
Block 37: Dashing by Chocolate
Laura Flynn
Block 40: Flights of Friendship
Barbara Groves & Mary Jacobson
Block 41: Sew South
Jennifer Mathis
Block 42: Pencils
Jane Davidson
 Block 46: Twirl Time!
Sarah Maxwell
Block 48: Whim
Faith Jones
Block 49: Summer's Gift
Karla Eisenbach


 Block 50: Flights of Fancy
Joanna Figeroa
 
Block 51: BEE Happy!
Katja Marek - This one is my block!
Block 53: Whirling in Circles
Deb Roberts
Block 54: Shell
Jane Davidson
Block 57: Starting Point
Lissa Alexander
Block 58: Homeward Bound
Kelly Liddle
 Block 59: Cirle of Friendship
Michele Muska
Block 61: Traveler
Pat Sloan
Block 62: Hen and Chicks
Heidi Kasand
Block 64: Rising Star
Kathy Brown
 Block 65: Stripe and Flowers
Siobhan Rogers
Block 66: Happy Thoughts
Vanessa Goertzen
 Block 67: Bobbin Chase
Scott Hansen
Block 70: Bows
Jane Davidson
 Block 71: First Stitch
Kerry Green
Block 72: Full Circle Star
Victoria Findlay Wolfe
 Block 73: + Love
Jennifer Albaugh
Block 74: Button Basket
Karen Costello Soltys
Block 76: Little Things
Jacquelynne Steeves
Block 77: Prism
Sara Lawson
 
Block 78: Jersey
Carrie Nelson
Block 79: Spool
Melanie Barrett
 Block 80: Heartstrings Star
Elizabeth Dackson
Block 81: With Love From
Cat Demack
Block 82: Under the Apple Tree
Brigitte Heitland
Block 83: Minnesota Maze
Roseann Kermes
Block 84; The Early Bird
Joan Ford
 Block 85: Flow
Latifah Saafir
Block 86: Unity Star
Vanessa Christenson
 Block 89: From Colorado to the Midwest
Ebony Love
Block 94: Skyscrapers
Stacy Lowe
 Block 95: I'm Walking on Sunshine
Kim Niedzwiecki
 Block 96: In the Sunshine
Cheryl Arkison
Block 97: First Purse
Di Mill
 Block 99: Four Corner Spinwheel
Kimberly Einmo
Block 100: Centered
Kate Spain


Join Pat Sloan, Jane Davidson, and 83 splendid designers as we make 100 - 6" finished blocks.


These are some Quick Links you may find helpful:

Download the Blocks Here: Blocks and Bonus Projects