Block 16 – Pieces of Friendship

16 Splendid Sampler Lindsay Mayland Block multi

Designer: Lindsay Mayland

Techniques : Patchwork

Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom): Lindsay Mayland, Lindsay Mayland, Frances Newcombe, Lynette Anderson, Melissa Corry,  Charise Randell, Lynn Harris, Katja Marek, Janet Clare


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

If you are new to applique, see our tutorial page for tips

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See Lindsay’s BONUS project its adorable! 

She tells us:  Finished is better than perfect! A quilt made with your hands and heart will always be beautiful and appreciated, even if there are imperfections. Life is too short to pick out flaws. Just enjoy the process, share your creations with others, and love your work!

lindsay sewing

Lindsay is one of the wonderful editors at American Patchwork & Quilting magazine. One of her main areas all the internet communication, the wonderful magazine website with free patterns, tips and tutorials! She also is the person that Pat works with for the American Patchwork  & Quilting Podcast.  Like all the editors at the magazine, Lindsay is a maker and she did her own  wonderful DIY wedding last year! We are so lucky to have APQ magazine and Lindsay as part of our design team

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Creative Grid rulers with their non slip grip and accurate clear markings are perfect for squaring up your splendid blocks. Buy here.


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