Introducing the Wildflower Sampler Booklet

Happy Tuesday!  Today I get to preview a new booklet that I’ve been working on for the past year.   It all began with my love of sampler quilts.

My first quilt was a sampler, and I have loved them ever since.  I also love flowers so it was natural for me to combine them both to make the cover quilt for this booklet.  I ended up making the sampler in 2 sizes for the book, so you have two options.  When I finished the samplers, I could envision the blocks from the sampler in their own quilts and the result is 5 bonus projects.  In today’s post, I’m going to show you the samplers.  In my next post, I will show you the remaining projects.


Here is the cover:

This sampler is made with my Wildflower Boutique fabric line.  It has just hit stores in the last two weeks, so I wanted to time the release of this book with the fabric.  It’s been a while since I have made a special project with my own fabric, so this quilt fits the bill!


Here are some close-ups of the blocks and fabrics:

The quilt is made up of 8 different blocks.  To make this large size sampler, you make each of them 4 times and sew them into four quadrants.


To make the small sampler, you make each of those blocks just once.  I have two versions of the small sampler in the book.  The first one is also made with my Wildflower Boutique fabric, but this time with a light background instead of the grey.



You can find kits for both of these on my website here.


The other version that I made uses the Sew Retro fabric line by Sarah Davies, also for Riley Blake Designs.  I just love the outer border fabric from this fun line!

And a few more close-ups for you:




If you are interested in purchasing the book, you can ask at your local quilt shop or find it in my online store here.  Again, kits for the two samplers using my fabric are here.


If you are interested in getting a copy of the book, I will draw a name from the people commenting on this post!  I will announce the winner in my next post.


This sampler can be used as a Block of the Month, so if you are interested in joining a block of the month, you can contact these shops.  The book just came out, so I will be adding to this list as I find out others that are offering it.


Orange Bee Quilts at (714) 639-3245.  Or you can find their website here.

The Quilt Spot – click here for their website

Abbi Mays Fabrics – Click here for their website.


If you are a shop and would like to be added to this list, drop me an email at  I also have a BOM cutting guide for making kits if you are doing this as a monthly program.

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47 Responses to Introducing the Wildflower Sampler Booklet

  1. Martha O. says:

    LOVE the idea of this booklet’s blocks being used for a BOM!

  2. April Lopez says:

    Oh these are so pretty. I love the Sew Retro fabrics. They are just my style. What a fun pattern.

  3. JoAnne Hawks says:

    Love the large flowers and their vivid colors.

  4. Carleen Brigley says:

    love, love, love this fabric!

  5. Claudia Voorhees says:

    I really love this new sampler quilt of yours. I think this will be a great winter project. Thank you for sharing it with us…… would be fun to win a book. Enjoy the fall season.

  6. Vicki in MN says:

    Oh those are just adorable, but the small one with white background is my fav!! Of course I would love to win the book:)

  7. Deb Cook says:

    Love your design, quilt & your beautiful fabric. I haven’t done a block of the month for sometime. This maybe just the one to do!!

  8. I always appreciate your showing how to incorporate large scale prints into quilts. Using one for the border really sets off the garden in the center!

  9. Melanie says:

    Oh Heather!!
    You’ve done it once again!!! I absolutely LOVE your fabric!! Just so beautiful! Job well done!
    As for me I like the lighter background fabric! I think it really makes your fabric POP!!
    I love your book as well. I also love your idea of making this Booklet’s Blocks into a BOM too! Great job!!

  10. Debby says:

    Wow! Really lovely!

  11. Kris Pedrow says:

    Just beautiful, as always. I love the gray backgrounds you’ve been using, but am amazed at how your wildflower fabrics just pop off the white backgrounds. It looks 3 dimensional. I instantly took a liking to coneflowers and stargazers. Congratulations on another set of patterns.

  12. Becky says:

    Lovely quilts and fabric line!

  13. Judy says:

    Another must have book! I have been waiting for your fabric line (Wildflower Boutique) to hit the stores. I have a couple of projects in mind but now with the new book, I think I’ll have to add a couple more to the “to do” list. Love your designs!!

  14. Carol Broughton says:

    Wow! There are so many beautiful blocks in this booklet. Your work is absolutely gorgeous.

  15. Donna says:

    Beautiful quilts and fabric but I’m not surprised coming from you!

  16. Maureen says:

    Oh my gosh….you never cease to amaze me! I love the samplers & truly appreciate that you show the quilts in different colour-ways.
    Thank you always for sharing your great talent!!!

  17. Karen Wolter says:

    oh my, love the one with the blue border. nice to see quilts in other colorways. love them

  18. Darlene B says:

    Your quilt is beautiful!

  19. Di Ann Schaefer says:

    Love everything about your new Wildflower Sampler Booklet. Fabric bright and cheery, flowers so
    pretty. Also you write the best instructions. Thank you DiAnn

  20. Rita Nichols says:

    I love the flowers, the fabrics and the cheerfulness! Who wouldn’t want an everlasting flower garden. Fantastic!

  21. Betty Meyer says:

    I love sampler quilts. It just gets boring making all the same block. Choosing the fabric combinations is my favorite part of the process and so much opportunity in a sampler. Really pretty Heather.

  22. Jean Gilbertson says:

    Love your designs,

  23. debby says:

    The fabric is just so happy, and I would love to have a copy of your book. Samplers are a great way to try out different fabrics.

  24. Patty Hegland says:

    Love these quilts! So many possibilities with this pattern. Can’t wait for it to show up at a shop near me!

  25. Debbie says:

    Congrats on the new booklet, Heather! I really enjoy your use of different shapes. Thanks for counting me in.

  26. Sheri Zaugg says:

    Always love your quilts and color combinations! Thank you

  27. Diane W says:

    I love happy colorful quilts.

  28. Sarah Corley says:

    Fantastic fabric! Fantastic quilt!!

  29. Heather says:

    Such a swee Sampler! I absolutely love a Sampler quilt full of happy flowers!

  30. Gilda says:

    Your new quilt sampler is beautiful! It looks like a fun one to make.

  31. Cherri Kincaid says:

    It is beautiful! Is it all piecing or is there some applique?

  32. Roseanna says:

    I love the idea to do this as a BOM. I love your work and this one really knocks it out of the park. Thank You.

  33. Denny A. says:

    Love the sampler quilt, and I LOVE that border print in the navy background!

  34. BFromM says:

    Ooohh! This quilt is so pretty! So many possibilities for flowers and colors.

  35. hennypennys says:

    Such a cheerful fabric line. This pattern combines my love for quilting and gardening. It just may be a winter project soon!!!

  36. Evelyn Rau says:

    Heather, this booklet is wonderful! I could make all of the samples.

  37. Love your quilts! The large flowers would be perfect for my DGD’s room. 🙂 Thanks for the fun!

  38. Lisa England says:

    Oh wow, the quilts are so lovely! I always enjoy using your patterns.

  39. Sandy Allen says:

    Love the variety of flowers in this quilt! Happy to read there isn’t any applique. It isn’t my favorite! 🙂

  40. Those are amazing! I love flowers!

  41. Ann in NC says:

    Cute!! It looks like you have another winner! Congrats on another great pattern (and line of fabric)!!

  42. AnnieO says:

    Beautiful sampler quilt. I have never made a sampler, that I can recall, anyway! One of the things I like best about your patterns is all the options you include. I am sure it is sooo much more work and appreciate the work you do.

  43. DEB WORTHMAN says:

    Love the new sampler quilt.

  44. Marsha Ransom says:

    Oh, I love the samplers! I’m going to a quilt retreat next fall that has the theme of samplers, theirs or one we bring of our own! Please pick me! I love your designs!

  45. Carol Harriman says:

    Wonderful flowers in your quilts! Just love the colors in your fabrics so nicely used in your
    patterns. Thanks for a chance to win your terrific book!

  46. Sue Rogers says:

    Love how bright and fun the quilt is. How big is the quilt? Can it be made larger by just making duplicate squares?

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