MY Splendid Sampler

Entry #: QP 2142

Entrant: Josée Element

Dimensions: 90" x 90" Bed Quilt

Materials: Cotton fabric.

Techniques: Hand embroidery, machine appliqué, English paper piecing, needlepoint-turn appliqué and longarm quilting with a stitch regulator.

Credits: Quilted by Philippa Gelinas. Commercial pattern, "The Splendid Sampler", by Pat Sloan, Jane Davidson and 80 of their designer friends.

Artist’s Statement: I started this year-long project to challenge myself with new techniques, since I am fairly new to this craft. I started to quilt only six years ago. I wanted the quilting kept to a minimum to put the emphasis on the blocks.

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