Spend the summer making a choose your own adventure sampler quilt! The popular Summer Sampler [usually hosted by me (Katie Blakesley), Faith Jones and Lee Heinrich] is on hold this summer. If you have participated in the past, this quilt along will be run very similarly. Enjoy easy-to-follow instructions and helpful hints every step of the way, with tips from former Summer Sampler designers throughout the quilt along!
Katie Clark Blakesley of Swim Bike Quilt is an avid quilter who also enjoys triathlon, reading, and lazy summer days. She is a co-author of Vintage Quilt Revival: 22 Modern Designs from Classic Blocks, forthcoming this fall. Katie is pleased to see the sharp uptake of interest in vintage quilts and blocks by modern quilters, and often combines both traditional and improvisation piecing in her work. Katie's work can be found in Quilty magazine, Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, the Moda Bake Shop, Fat Quarterly, and her blog, Swim, Bike, Quilt. She hopes you will join her in making quilts for kids in your community each summer as part of the annual 100 Quilts for Kids quilt drive. She is the past president of the DC Modern Quilt Guild and active in the local and online quilting and sewing communities.