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2015 Sampler Blanket

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2015 Sampler Blanket (Quilt)
Block 1 January


My friend Rie at
Crafty Rie
started this monthly get together.
If you click on the blue link that says
Crafty Rie you can read all about it.

As you can see you can choose
what you make and how you make it!
My favorite way to work.


I will be using Cotton+Steel Basics
and Robert Kaufman Kona Solids on
My Sampler Quilt.

For January I decided to do one of my favorite blocks
Scrappy Trip Around The World (Blue words are the link to pattern)!

It is very simple and made out of 2 1/2 strips.
You can make quite a beautiful quilt
using these blocks but since this is a
sampler blanket/quilt each month
I will choose a different block with a link
or directions on how to make it just in
case you want to try a few new blocks!

If you find you really like making Scrappy Trip Around The World blocks
check out the flickrgroup Scrappy Trip Along - Bee, next signups will be February 1st. The mail date is not until April 15th, so it give you plenty of time to make 5 bl…

2015 Sampler Blanket

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I have spent a lot of time recently trying to decide
what I will be doing over the next year.
What will be the one word for 2015?

Then I read about a Sampler Blanket
or in my case a quilt over at
CraftyRie

and I think no rules just a hashtag

#2015samplerblanket

Create a quilt with my own rules
a couple blocks a month.


Rie says - You can knit, crochet, quilt, embroider the blocks..
or rectangles.. or hexagons.. or circles.
You can join as you go or make them continuous
or leave them in a pile and join them at the end.
You can make a square every day or
week or month or season....
I think I like the square a month idea myself.

You can choose one colour or a multitude of colours.
Any pattern.
Any design.
Any stitch.
What do you think?
Does this sound like fun to you?


I think it will be fun why don't you join us!

Hop on over toCraftyRieand link up with me!

Project #1 - #2015samplerblanket

Everyone doing their own thing but together!
Sounds Unique which is right down my alley!

What projects are you…