scandinavian applique Christmas tree pattern

Jul i Scandinavia pattern ~ October

We are just about to wrap up the Jul i Scandinavia Christmas Tree Quilt-a-Long! This month we fill in the bottom right corner. The bunny is the star of the show this month… I knew he was missing something so I went back and added some bullion knots on...

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How to select fabric for a scrappy quilt

Choosing Fabric for Scrappy Quilts

Hello Quilters! Monday I was on the American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast hosted by Pat Sloan and she asked me about how I choose colors for scrappy quilts! We didn’t have a lot of time so I wanted to share some tips on my process here! Before we get into...

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http://iquiltmodern.bigcartel.com/product/cabin-fever-block-of-the-month-quilt-pattern

Cabin Fever BOM 9!

Hello Quilters! I can’t believe it’s October already! We had a bit of an Indian summer here in New England but the crisp air has arrived and the leaves are falling… a sure sign that winter will be upon us soon! I like the cool air, but the winter…...

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Jul i Scandinavian wool applique quilt

Jul i Scandinavia ~ September

Hello Stitchers! The September pattern update went out last week for the Jul i Scandinavia Project and I couldn’t be happier with how this is coming out!!  This months pattern includes the applique instructions for the bottom left corner. I outlined the house with the Pekinese stitch and stitched...

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making connections book review featuring allison glass fabric

Making Connections ~ Free-Motion Quilting Workbook

Hello Quilty Friends! I’m back with another book review and giveaway for you! This month I had a chance to check out Making Connections, a free-motion quilting workbook. As chance would have it, I happened to meet the author, Dorie (foreverquilting) and at Spring Market earlier this year. We...

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Scandinavian Christmas Tree Block of the month wool quilt from Rebecca Mae Designs

Jul i Scandinavia ~ August

Hello :) I’m sharing my progress on the Scandinavia Block of the Month project today! As most of you know, I’ve been working on this all year and I’m excited to see it hanging up for Christmas! This month we added the star and berries around the topper. Here...

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tomte in holiday homies fabric by tula pink

Holiday Homies!

A quick post to share a little Christmas in July! I’ve been busy making a Tomte wall hanging in the new Holiday Homies collection from Tula Pink! I decided on a wood grain pattern for the quilting ~ which is perfect! Especially since it’s one I enjoy free-motion quilting. Merry Christmas...

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scandinavian quilt a long

Jul i Scandinavia ~ June & July

Hello! I was getting some photos together for the July post and realized I didn’t share my progress from last month here! In June I completed the top branch of my tree. All basic stitching on this branch, some back-stitches to outline and a few french knots and running...

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12TH QUILT NIHON EXHIBITION

Quilts Japan: The 12th Quilt Nihon

Last year I went to see The 12th Quilt Nihon on display at the New England Quilt Museum with some of my quilty friends. I took tons of pictures to share and I’m just now getting them posted, it’s totally worth waiting for!  I was really inspired and blown away by...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #5

Five down and seven to go! Here is block #5! The weather has been so drab and rainy over the last month I literally only took two pictures before the skies opened up… If you want to join in, you can always find the pattern in MY SHOP. See...

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Spring Quilt Market 2017

Spring Quilt Market 2017

Hi Quilters! This was my first time ever going to Quilt Market, and wow, what a time I had! I flew into St. Louis on Wednesday, and got all registered and received my official name badge ~ another first, so exciting! :) Everyone needs a quilty buddy to experience...

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Jul i Scandinavia BOM ~ May

We are up to month five of the Jul i Scandinavia quilt-a-long! You can find the pattern (to date) and some supplies in my shop! I’ve continued using all the same stitches found in previous months.  You can find the tutorials with these links: pekinese stitch bullion knots whipped...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt Pattern Rebeccamaedesigns.com

Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #4

Hello Quilters! I’ve been moving along with my Cabin Fever Block of the Month project and I’ve got block four to share with you! Plus some paper-piecing tips. The center star is assembled a little different than the three previous stars and I thought I’d share a little about...

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Jul i scandinavia christmas quilt a long

Jul i Scandinavia Block of the Month ~ April

I’m so happy April is here.  Spring has finally arrived in New England and we can get out doors!  I’m also pretty excited about the progress of this project.  I think it’s going to look amazing when it’s complete! For the April portion of the QAL we have moved...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt

Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #3

Hello Everyone! Things are moving along with the Cabin Fever Block of the Month. The March pattern went out on the 30th and here we are already in April! All the monthly center blocks in this quilt involve curve piecing and when you are cutting curves its best to have...

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Jul i Scandinavia Block of the Month ~ March!

Hi! Today I have a quick tutorial on the Whipped Woven Stitch that I used as part of the stitching on this months applique. But first I have to share some pics of the progress! WHIPPED WOVEN CIRCLE: To begin, I whip-stitched a white wool circle to my background....

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt Pattern

Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #2

Hello Quilters! I wanted to share the February Cabin Fever block of the month. The pattern went out yesterday to subscribers. This is the center star on the top row of my quilt. There will be twelve stars total in the quilt top and each star finishes at 24″....

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Scandinavian Christmas Quilt Block of the Month Pattern

Jul i Scandinavia Block of the Month ~ February!

Yesterday I sent out the February update to subscribers of the Jul I Scandinavia quilt-a-long!  Today I have some pictures and stitching tips to share!   If you want to subscribe, you can find the pattern here: Jul I Scandinavia Pattern   We are beginning with the lowest branches and working our...

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Penguin Quilt Pattern by Sherri Noel, Rebecca Mae Designs

The Big Chill ~ Penguin Quilt Pattern

I just finished a new Penguin quilt pattern!  The Big Chill is full of chilly penguins and includes two sizes.  The Large 58″ x 68″ version pictured here has 9 penguins… We’ve had a mild winter here in New England, but just in time for The Big Chill release…...

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block of the month

Jul i Scandinavia ~ Block of the Month Quilt

The Jul i Scandinavia Quilt-a-Long is underway! This is a non-traditional block of the month pattern that’s all applique. Originally, I had purchased some red flannel for the background fabric for my sample but I happened upon some red wool and I was hooked… but I’ll let you in on...

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Block of the Month Quilt Pattern 2017

Cabin Fever Block of the Quilt 2017

Join me for the 2017 Cabin Fever Block of the Month! I am hosting two Block of the Month programs this year. I already shared Jul i Scandinavia (a Christmas applique BOM) with you… AND Cabin Fever is a Block of the Month Quilt that’s a little more traditional and will...

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