Block 42 – Pencils

42 Splendid Sampler Jane Davidson Block multi

Designer: Jane Davidson

Techniques : Paper Piecing

Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom):   Jane Davidson,  Melissa Corry,   Katja MarekSara Lawson, Kim Niedzwicki –  and Joan Ford


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



I was thinking …. wouldn’t this make a fabulous border.

Visit Moda’s website for an article on ‘Franny & Jane’s Manderley’, my new fabric with the wonderful Frances Newcombe.


Be sure to ask you favorite shop to order it!

Looking to improve your paper piecing skills? Jacqueline de Jonge’s class – Perfect points with Paper piecing is available here. Norah McMeeking’s class is a comprehensive overview of achieving precision in foundation piecing (paper piecing). Class available here

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