Block of the Month Reservation ~ Sarah's Sampler SORRY FULLY SUBSCRIBED!
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This listing is for the non refundable payment for your Month 1 subscription and will secure your place on our exclusive 'Sarah's Sampler' Block of the Month Club designed by Sarah, which starts in September.
This pretty sampler quilt was inspired by some of Sarah's favourite things, being at home, picking flowers from the garden, listening to the birds, starting and ending each day with a piping hot mug of tea and of course, it includes some of her favourite happy hand stitches. So you can expect to be kept entertained with lots of applique, hand embroidery and English Paper Piecing.
What is a Block Of The Month (BOM) Club and how does it work?
A block of the month is a monthly parcel full of loveliness that you will receive directly through your letterbox. It will include all the fabrics and if required, applique templates or English Paper Pieces for you to sew that months blocks, plus of course detailed instructions for how to piece the block will also be included. Don't forget there are also various 'a little happy tutorials' and handy tips on the blog to help you along the way.
The 'Sarah's Sampler' Block of the Month club, is a 12 Month subscription running from September 2020 up to and including August 2021. Each month you will make a section/ block. At the end of the term you will have received enough pretty fabric and instructions to make your very own 'Sarah's Sampler' Quilt Top.
How big is the finished Quilt?
The Quilt measures approx. 52" x 64".
What techniques will be used?
The quilt combines a mix of Machine Piecing, English Paper Piecing, Hand Embroidery and Applique*.
*On the original quilt Sarah used the Needle Turn applique but you could use Interfacing Method of applique or Raw Edge..... it's entirely up to you!
Will I receive exactly the same fabrics as Sarah used?
We will as far as possible use the same fabrics as shown in the original. Should we need to make any substitutions, rest assured, they will be equally as scrumptious and the quilt will retain the feel and character of the original.
What other supplies will I need?
~ EPP Supplies, for example glue pen & glue refills if you wish to glue baste or thread if you plan on thread basting, however all the papers are supplied.
~ Thread, Sarah's thread of choice as always for the quilt, is by Aurifil. Detailed below are the different weights and colours Sarah used whilst stitching her quilt.... included are many of Sarah's 'go to' colours, which she uses time and time again:
50wt for machine piecing and EPP
80wt for applique
12 wt for Embroidery and Hand Quilting
~ Pins and Needles, Sarah's favourite needles for applique and English Paper Piecing are Clover Black Gold Applique Sharps #10. For Hand Embroidery and Hand Quilting she uses Clover Goldeye Embroidery Needles. The little applique pins are also by Clover. All can be found HERE.
~ Tools, 1/4" Bias Binding maker, an erasable fabric pen/pencil and your usual patchwork and sewing related tools.
~ To complete your quilt, you will need wadding, backing fabric and binding fabric of your choice.
Will there be a Facebook group for Club members?
Yes......... we have a dedicated Facebook Group for our Block of the Month Club members! It is a private forum only open to Pretty Fabrics and Trims Block of the Month club members, somewhere where you can share your progress month by month, ask for advice from fellow club members, share helpful tips and make quilty friends. Should you wish to join the group, please pop us an email after you have set up your subscription payment in October and we will provide a link to it.
Can I purchase the pattern on its own?
No, not at this moment in time......Sorry!
How much does the Club cost?
The monthly Club cost including postage is:
UK Club Price ~ £25 (Via 1st Class Mail)
International Club Price ~ £29 (Via Standard Airmail) £33.50 (Via Priority Mail)
How and when will I make my payments?
The first months payment is paid today when you reserve your place.
The remaining 11 payments will be due on the 9th Monthly, starting on the 9th October. On this day, we will update the exclusive 'Sarah's Sampler Block of the Month Members Page' with the link to set up your monthly subscription. You can find the Members Page HERE.
Payments are made via a monthly Paypal Subscription payment. By setting up a Paypal subscription to us your monthly payments will automatically be debited from your Paypal account or from your bank card each month. Once it is in place you do not need to do anything and it will automatically cancel after the final payment.