BasicGrey fabric Fall Quilts Quilt Alongs Sampler Spree Sew Along

Sampler Spree Sew Along (Week 2)

It’s Wednesday – which means a new batch of blocks to share for the Sampler Spree Sew Along. You can read my original blog post about the Sampler Spree Sew Along here – official details + my layout plan (including a materials list and cutting info). These blocks are pretty photogenic in BasicGrey’s Cider collection, don’t you think?

Sampler Spree Sew Along (Week 2). Check out Vanessa's blocks using Cider and Persimmon fabric by BasicGrey + her fall leaf quilt top layout.
Sampler Spree Sew Along (Week 2)

Sample Spree Sew Along

Week 2

I’m straying a bit from the official sew along guidelines… While the group is making 10 blocks per week, I’m making 3-5. The group plan is a “scavenger hunt” with random block assignments each week… I’m merely starting at the beginning of the Sampler Spree book and going through in order, cherry-picking the ones I want to make. So far, I’ve made 5 blue blocks for Week 1 here + another 5 blue blocks this week for 10 total. Here’s a list of the block patterns I chose to stitch up this week:

  • Block #8 “Broken Sash” (page 19)
  • Block #11 “Lacy Lattice Work” (page 22)
  • Block #12 “Patio Pavers” (page 22)
  • Block #13 “The Kitchen Woodbox” (page 23)
  • Block #14 “Spinster” (page 23)

The Layout

This is my scrappy leaf layout plan… Imagine 2 blue sampler blocks plugged into the navy leaf point. The other 8 blue sampler blocks will be mixed in with (8) scrappy print squares 6-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ (i.e. 6″ finished size).

Sampler Spree Quilt Along. The FREE Scrappy Leaf Layout by Lella Boutique. Fabric is Cider/Persimmon by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics.

Next week – watch for 3 sampler blocks in the persimmon-y orange colorway. Which block was your favorite this week? I like the “Spinster” block – kind of reminds me of a really wild daisy.

What do you like most about this sew along? Let me know in a comment below!

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  1. Renee Sims

    June 23, 2021 at 5:18 am

    Your scrappy leaf is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing it.

    1. Linda P

      June 23, 2021 at 7:06 am

      I just received my Samper Spree, Susan gives great tips on making any block. I’m really loving the layout of your quilt and your block, and yes, I thought your “daisy” block was just that – Great names for all these blocks also.

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