Sampler Quilt – a Work in Progress
I am taking an intro quilting class with my Mom. My sewing experience spans many years doing primarily garment sewing with some craft sewing and just a tad of home dec thrown in. Around 10 years ago, I purchased a combo sewing/embroidery machine and have had a lot of fun learning machine embroidery. Now, there are beautiful digitized quilting designs and designs that incorporate piecing and quilting in the hoop of the machine. Before I go crazy with something like that, I thought I should take a class and learn the basics.
I should mention…. this is not my first quilting class. I took a class a few years ago and nearly finished the quilt top. It was a super easy jewel quilt. I do want to finish it because I bought very nice, expensive batik fabrics for that quilt… anyway, on to the sampler.
We are using Alex Anderson’s Start Quilting book pictured here.
The sampler quilt is a good project because we will learn how to make 7 different kinds of squares. This is the sampler as pictured in the book:
Our class meets again next Tuesday and we have LOTS of homework to keep us busy this week.