Block 97 First Purse

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Acute little purse pieced together with squares and half square triangles. The color isn’t my favorite, but I wanted to use up the different fat quarters of Fossil Fern.

The Splendid Sampler patterns are no longer available for free, but you can preorder the book that contains all of the patterns. The book looks very nice. If you haven’t started your blocks yet, it is not too late. It looks like they will be starting a new quilt-a-long again in May after the books ship!

Here’s how I quilted it using my ruler foot (My ruler foot is a Westalee, but many other companies are now making them. If you get one make sure it will fit your sewing machine.):

  • Stitch in the ditch around the purse.
  • Stitch chevrons (diagonal lines) inside the purse.
  • Echo stitch around the purse using the ruler foot as a guide.
  • Stitch the border design like the other blocks.

I sewed on two buttons from my button box after the quilting was finished.

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Until Next Time!

Diane Signature1

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