Welcome to the last week of the Splendid Sampler 2 sew along! It has been a really fun journey for me. I was excited and honored to be asked to contribute to the book (Balancing Reflection), and I have really enjoyed making the 42 unique blocks that I have pieced along the way. I feel like my small piecing accuracy has improved as a result of the process, and I am looking forward to considering how to assemble the blocks together to make a special lap quilt for myself.
For the last week, I chose to piece Figure 8 by Jane Davidson, but I opted to leave off the applique so that I could instead feature the cat astronauts one more time in the piecing.
Here is a collage of my collection of 42 blocks. I do not plan to set them in a traditional 6 x 7 grid; the quilt would only be 36″ x 42″ without sashing. I’m thinking of adding more negative space. I definitely need some time to play and evaluate my options.
Be sure to visit The Splendid Sampler website to see the other blocks revealed today. And if you are sewing along, don’t forget to link up (on The Splendid Sampler site) your pieced version of any of the blocks from today’s reveal to be entered to win a prize.