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Black Friday is here and I have some Holiday Savings to share PLUS 20 Gift Ideas for Quilters! First things first!  Shop quilt patterns @ 20% off through 11/28! Use code hohoho at checkout! This sale includes my Block of the Month Patterns! Gift Ideas for Quilters! You may need some ideas for yourself or for your …

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  In MY SHOP!   The Fat Quarter Shop and The Warm Company …

Hello! Thanks for visiting my site and if you’re new here… Welcome! I’m kicking off this weeks blog hop along with a group of Makers from Sew Pro! In September I went to the first Sew Pro Convention held in Chicago. Sew Pro is an event for Designers, Bloggers, Authors and Creatives, giving us the opportunity to …

We are down to the last three Chapters and I’m really excited to be in the home stretch!  Chapter 10 is complete! Chapter 10 fits into the bottom right corner of Dear Daughter quilt top.   If you are working on the Dear Daughter Pattern, the Chapter 10 patterns were emailed out already, so if you …

Hello!  It’s finally my day for the Road Home Row Along! This Row along is hosted by Seams to be Sew and Sew Incredibly Crazy.  The idea is to create a row that reminds you of home!  I chose to do my row about Maine. And since I was working on this all summer, and the campers …

Hello everyone! Septembers Chapter 9 is out! Be Kind is a continuation of the Have Courage chapter from last month. Here are some of the completed chapters below, and a look at where we are so far!  Almost done! It’s never too late to sign up, the posts will remain and you can sign up any …

Fat Quarter Shop just released their new Summer Breeze quilt pattern and I’m part of todays blog tour!  Here is my finished quilt! The pattern calls for fat quarters, plus a background fabric, and the original sample (shown below) is made from Kate Spain’s Latitude Batiks fabric. It’s all scrappy and gorgeous! The fat quarter bundle …

The Chapter 8 pattern is out today!  I think this month is a favorite of mine.  Something about this color combination appeals to me and just makes me happy! Chapter 8 fits into the bottom row of the quilt, and there are only four more chapters to go! Chapter eight is all straight piecing (goes …

I have a free diy Color Card download to share with you today. Do you ever want to track what fabrics you used for a project or wish you had a color card?  I started tracking my projects and fabrics with my own diy color card and it’s a great reference that I go back …

We are headed into the second half of the Dear Daughter Quilt!  This chapter goes together quick! We have repeating stars and pinwheel blocks from previous chapters, plus some basic patchwork… You can see where we are in this diagram… It’s getting filled in!! I’ve begun thinking about my quilting plan for this quilt, but I haven’t …

May was such a busy month for me. I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy to see June! I did manage to get my sewing time in though! I made the June chapter entirely from my Turn Up The Volume bundle from Fat Quarter Shop.  UPDATE!!!! – THAT BUNDLE SOLD OUT ~ THE NEW …

I’ve been waiting to share some pictures with you of my completed Sew Scrappy Sampler!  I did some big-stitch hand quilting with Aurifil! Remember this picture of the finished top? Well, I was busy earlier this year hand quilting it with big stitches… and Aurifil 12 wt. thread!  I got to do a guest post …

Today I have Chapter 5 of the Dear Daughter Quilt and a Fabric Giveaway to share! First, here’s a look at my Chapter 5 of the Dear Daughter Quilt! Make Time ~ For Yourself I’ve got five of the twelve chapters complete… I was working on this months chapter at a quilt retreat and accidentally made …

Hello! I hope everyone is having a good month!  I’ve been enjoying all your messages and loving all the pictures you’ve been sharing with me on your quilt progress!  I can’t tell you how fun it is to see all the variations in color and text and block design… thanks so much for sharing this …

I finished my sewing machine cover just in the nick of time for the Nature Walk Fabric / Michael Miller challenge. In my original post I thought I’d make a sewing machine cover… and I stuck to that plan since I really needed an excuse and a deadline to make one!  Which is ridiculous, I …

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 subscribers, so if you’ve already subscribed in my …

I was having my coffee the other morning, playing on my ipad (in the internet rabbit hole of course) and I came across this challenge ~ OH What’s this?  Oh, isn’t that pretty, Oh, that’s fun… the next thing I knew I was placing my fabric order… It happens!  I don’t have to explain myself, you get …

Chapter 1 of the Dear Daughter Quilt is available today! Thanks so much to everyone who has subscribed, I think it’s going to be such fun!  If you missed the original post, this is my new Block of the Month for 2016, but you receive a full Chapter of blocks rather than one block per …

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 will be divided into 12 sections, so …

I’m DONE! I’m so proud of this finish!  I was taking the last couple stitches on the binding and I couldn’t wait to spread it out and get a look at it all complete…   Yay! As most of you know, I’ve been working on this quilt all year, and I’m feeling pretty proud of how it’s come …

Hello Quilters!  You might remember I was on The Moda Bake Shop back in September with a Color Play Quilt ~ large orange peel style…  Well they asked designers to make a mini quilt based on their original quilt, and here’s mine… aren’t these colors so fun? I was so lucky to score some fabric from Moda’s Basic Mixologie collection to make my mini!  Gorgeous! …

Happy Holidays!  If you follow me, welcome back and if you’re new… Welcome!  Today is the annual December give away day hosted by SewMamaSew and I’ve got two bundles of goodies ~ one for USA residents and one for International… First for USA I made up a Kaffe 5″ Bundle from my Sew Scrappy Block of …

The final block in the Sew Scrappy Sampler series is done! ~Dahlia~ This block requires a bit of fussy sewing but it’s worth it in the end!  Most of the design is made from these clamshell shaped pieces… so fun! Hope you like block 12! Find the pattern in my shop. Next month I’ll share …

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 quilt as you go version… Thanks …