Monday, April 3, 2017

The Canadian Sampler - Meet the Designers - Stacey Lee O’Malley

We hope you are enjoying making your Canadian Sampler Blocks!
Keep sharing your blocks on facebook and instagram with #thecanadiansampler and remember to tag us!

April's blocks are Parliament Gate by Stacey Lee O’Malley from SLOstudio and Snowflake by Kathy Schwartz & Lori Suss from Highway 10 Designs.

Parliament Gate
Stacey Lee O’Malley from SLOstudio

Parliament Gate by Stacey Lee O'Malley

Stacey Lee O’Malley is a modern quilter and sewing pattern designer living in Ottawa. Stacey’s patterns have been featured in Modern Patchwork Gifts, Make Modern Magazine and Love Patchwork & Quilting Magazine. 

 You can find out more about Stacey on Instagram or on her blog: SLOstudio.

Stacey Lee O'Malley from SLOstudio 

Inspiration for Parliament Gate 

This block is based on a stone motif in the gates at Canada's Parliament buildings. I live in Ottawa and work just a few blocks away from Parliament Hill, so I often walk around the grounds at lunch time. I'm always inspired by the architecture and the little details in iron work and stone carvings - and wanted to share a piece of this inspiration for The Canadian Sampler.

Sign up for The Canadian Sampler and make this gorgeous quilt to Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary!

Registrations for The Canadian Sampler starting July 2017 are now open. 

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