Category: Block of the Month – Dear Son

Hello All! Well, 2020 marches on to it’s erratic beat and… I don’t know how you feel about it, but I really do hope 2021 brings some positive changes. Anyone else feeling cooped up? Climbing the walls? In need of an escape? Well you are NOT alone. Thank goodness we have sewing to keep our minds …

Quick update on the Dear Son Quilt… Since we have the same design (reversed) as Chapter 8 this will be a quick share today ;) If you already subscribed, the pattern update was emailed on 8/31. Take Risks… I’ve spent some time thinking about the messages I chose for this quilt. I had no idea …

Hello Quilters! The first week of August has proven to be super hot and so humid here in Massachusetts… If you like curls, this is the weather for you haha… crazy humid. I hope you’re all staying cool and getting some projects done. The Chapter 8 pattern is complete and went out to subscribers July …

Hi Quilters! I wanted to post a quick update on the Dear Son Quilt… We are up to Chapter 7! The pattern update went out on 6/30 to subscribers. Be Wild… & FREE Freedom seems to have taken on a greater meaning during these uncertain times… My hope is that ‘the boy’ will be free …

I hope you are all doing well and adjusting to whatever your new normal is. Maybe it’s sewing all day! Wouldn’t that be nice. I have Chapter 6 of the DEAR SON QUILT to share today! BE WILD I have to share that sometimes a word (like wild) gets in my head and I start thinking …

Hello everyone! Today I’m sharing Chapter 5 of the Dear Son quilt, which makes up the top two rows of my center section… As I mentioned last month I am pulling a couple lyrics from the song Into the Mystic, by Van Morrison, because it’s a special song for me and ‘the boy’ lol. As …

Hello Quilty Friends, I hope you are all safe and healthy during these difficult times… It’s a challenge to remain positive with so much happening in our world but it’s critical that we do our part to socially distance physically and stay healthy to help everyone… especially those on the front lines. Take a minute …

Hello Quilty Friends… Chapters two AND three went out to subscribers on February 29th… if you didn’t receive yours, please shoot me an email at rebeccamaedesigns@gmail.com – And… if you haven’t subscribed yet you can find the sign up here… DEAR SON QUILT A LONG. Chapter 4 will be emailed to quilt-a-long subscribers on the …

Hello Quilters!! The Dear Son BOM quilt-a-long is underway and I have so much to share with you over the next several months that I’m bursting at the seams. The pattern was emailed to subscribers on Friday Jan 31. If you haven’t received yours, please email me at rebeccamaedesigns@gmail.com so I can get that taken …

Hello… I’m back again with some details on this years Dear Son block of the month quilt-a-long. Dear Son is a sampler quilt that will be divided up into 12 sections. If you’ve followed along with Dear Daughter or Dear Diary previously, you already know that I refer to these twelve sections as Chapters. Dear …

Happy New Year! :) Dear Son 2020… Yup! You heard me right quilt peeps! …..It’s Happening! You asked (and asked) and here I am… Doin’ It! I’m committed now haha! If you follow me you already know I have two amazing daughters that were the inspiration for my Dear Daughter Quilt… but what you don’t …