Block 7 – Snug as a bug


DesignerAmy Sinibaldi of NanaCompany

Techniques : Embroidery

Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom): Amy Sinibaldi, Pat Sloan, Lyn Harris, Katka Marek, Kerry Green, Charise Randell, Jane Davidson, Joan Ford, Frances Newcombe


Are you looking for the downloadable pattern? As from 19th February 2017, they are no longer available at this site.  For your convenience, we have placed them all in one comprehensive book which will be available  April 2017. 

  • 100 eye-catching designs from over 80 designers that use a wide range of techniques, including traditional patchwork, applique, foundation paper piecing, and embroidery
  • A number of the 6-inch blocks are shown in two colorways for twice the creativity
  • Be inspired by gallery quilts featuring carefully selected placement options for your Splendid Sampler blocks
  • Bonus blocks projects are not included in the book and can be found here.

Pre-order your copy here.  Amazon US, Book Depository, Fat Quarter Shop


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Amy tells us  ‘There are two types of creatives: those who believe in abundance and those who believe in scarcity. Share your creativity in abundance and without fear; I promise you’ll never run out.

Visit Amy’s blog to see her post on Snug as a bug. She shares how the design came about and has great tips for wt of embroidery thread!

Also, visit our Techniques page for tutorials on embroidery.

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