Block 24 – Inspector Sidekick


24 Splendid Sampler Michele Foster Block multi

Designer: Michele Foster

Techniques : Piecing

Blocks by Designers (L to R, Top to Bottom): Michele Foster, Melanie Barrett, Melissa Corry, Frances Newcombe, Joan Ford, Lynette Anderson


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 piecing, see our tutorial page for tips

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Michele’s favourite tip for improving your quilting accuracy is to pin, Pin, and PIN. Pins really are a quilter’s best friend.

Michele Foster a quilt designer, author and teacher from Ottawa, Canada. You can find Michele’s quilting patterns, Skill Building Booklets and free tutorials on her Aiming for Accuracy web site.

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Come meet Michele’s Inspector Sidekicks on her blog.

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