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Dear Diary – Chapter 7

Hello Quilters! I wanted to share my Chapter 7 of the Dear Diary Quilt with you all today! Learn More Than is Required I’m quite certain that we all like to learn new things, and we are incredibly fortunate to have access to so much information these days! I...

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Dear Diary – Chapter 6

Hello Quilters! Happy June! I hope you’re all enjoying some nice weather and spending more time outside. I sent the Dear Diary Quilt Pattern update out to subscribers on the fifteenth of the month. And the Dear Diary entry for Chapter 6 is: do YOU, be YOU, for YOU...

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Cabin Fever BOM ~ block 11

2017 is almost over, can you believe it!? The Jul i Scandinavia BOM is all done, and today I’m sharing a couple pictures of Cabin Fever Block 11! Do you think this looks a little like a round churn dash block? Well, that’s what I was going for but...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month # 6 & 7

Getting caught up and sharing my pictures of the latest Cabin Fever blocks with you all! Block six and Block seven are complete! Only 5 more to go! If you want to join in you can find the pattern in my shop! RELATED POSTS:    

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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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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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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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Chapter 12 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

Hello quilters! Here we are at the FINAL Chapter of the Dear Daughter Block of the Month Quilt!  If you subscribe to this QAL you should have already received the final pattern a few days ago. You can find the pattern on CRAFTSY ~or~ in MY SHOP! The Fat Quarter...

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Chapter 11 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

WOO HOO! Here’s the second to last chapter in our Dear Daughter Quilt Sampler! Emails went out on the 16th to Dear Daughter subscribers, so if you didn’t receive yours, please email me! (rebeccamaedesigns@gmail.com) If you want to subscribe… You can find the pattern on CRAFTSY ~or~ in MY SHOP!...

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Chapter 2 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

Hello Everybody! I’m excited to be getting into Chapter 2 of our quilt~a~long!  If you’re just joining in you can find the original post here with all the information.  I’m making my quilt for my daughters and with them in mind… here is Chapter 2! Chapter 2 has gone out to...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Finishing!

I’ve Finished my top for the Sew Scrappy Sampler, Block of the Month Quilt Pattern! This top finishes at 90″ x 99″ (full/queen) I wish I had more pictures for you but it was freezing and actually lightly snowing when I took these pics and they just don’t do the color...

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2016 BLOCK OF THE MONTH ~ DEAR DAUGHTER

Hello everybody!  Happy New Year!   I’m hosting a new Block of the Month for 2016.  This is a quilt pattern that I’ve been wanting to make for some time, and why not open it up to anyone crazy enough to join me! Dear Daughter is a sampler quilt that will include some text blocks.  It...

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Block 12~ Power of Nine BOM

Here we are at block 12 in the Power of Nine quilt!  Time certainly flies…  this year was like, poof! If you’re just catching up, here is the original quilt pattern in solids…and here are the two blocks together in solid and scrappy versions… I hope you enjoyed the...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 11

Where did 2015 go?  The Block of the Month Sampler is just about over with one more block to go! Block 11 ~  Diamond Trail This block is great for using up all your strip scraps. I used a foundation and strip pieced this block.  It’s very easy and forgiving… you...

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Block 11~ Power of Nine BOM

I’m excited to be at block 11 of the power of nine quilt! Here’s the original block 11 in the solid version of this pattern: I’m continuing to quilt my blocks as I go and I’m excited to say that I have ALL my blocks done now and they are...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 9

I warned you that I love applique… so I have another applique block for you this month! ~ Plume ~ Plume is made using my favorite fusible technique but you can use any applique technique. I think an entire quilt of these plumes would be so pretty…  If only there were...

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Block 7 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Happy 4th of July to those here in the states!  I’ve  moved on to the next row in my Power of Nine Quilt and finished block 7…  I’m on the third row now… This is one of my favorite blocks in this quilt… It goes together quick and it’s...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 6

I can’t believe we are half done!  Block #6 of the Sampler is… ‘Loop de Loop’ This block involves strip piecing and single fold bias tape.  You can purchase bias tape but it’s much more fun and economical to make it yourself.  I used this bias tape maker to make mine…...

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Block 5 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Quilt Block of the Month #5 is DONE! For this month’s block I did a little fussy cutting for the center and some of the corner blocks… I have a small 2 1/2″ square that I used for fussy cutting the circles out…  Fussy cutting is simply cutting out a portion of the...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 3

Block of the Month #3 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a patchwork applique block made with Kaffe Fassett fabrics… Patchwork Butterfly  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ The pattern pieces will print for you in reverse,...

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Quilt As You Go Tutorial ~ Part 2

Now that we have completed the first three blocks for the Power of Nine quilt-a-long it’s time for the next step in the Quilt As You Go tutorial! If you’re following the qaug method please read QAUG Part 1 first. In this post, I am going to be working on the spacer blocks...

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Block 3 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Block of the Month 2015… My Block 3 is DONE! We are working on block three of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… If you’re just joining in, we are doing a ‘quilt as you go’ version of this quilt.  You can join in any time… I colored in...

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Block 2 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Block of the Month 2015… Block 2 is DONE! We are working on block two of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… doesn’t this look SO different? I used this block 2 color diagram for keeping me on track with my colors and to get a rough draft of my quilting...

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Hand Quilting ~ Bloggers Quilt Festival

I’m entering my Sampler BOM quilt into the Bloggers Quilt Festival over at Amy’s Creative Side ~ Hand Quilted Category! Here is a picture of the completed Sampler quilt…  Here are the quilt details: Scrap Happy Sampler BOM Quilt 60″ x 74″ with scrappy border Designed, Pieced and Hand...

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