My latest pattern

~ Modern Love ~

is now available in my shop!

modern love xo quilt pattern

I love scrappy quilts and this one is a paper pieced pattern so it goes together quick and is easy to join without any bulky points.

modern love scrappy quilt pattern

I did a lot of big stitch quilting with perle cotton on this quilt.

big stitch quilting

If you are interested in hand quilting with perle cotton you can check out my tutorial here:

Big Stitch Hand Quilting with Perle Cotton 8

For this quilt I began near the center of the quilt and hand quilted around each X and O.

big stitch quilting with perle cotton

Then I did some straight line stitching about an inch or so apart around the perimeter of the quilt.

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That dreamy gray fabric is Terra Australis by Ella Blue– Gray Bush Sticks.  I got it from The Hangar on etsy (see find fabulous fabrics for the link).  It’s the perfect gray… I love it!

Each X and O on the quilt has four hand-stitched hearts…

big stitch hand quilting with perle cotton 8

The template for the hearts is included in the pattern for those who might want to hand quilt also.  The quilt has such a soft drape from the hand quilting that I just LOVE!  It makes it so soft and cozy.  The pattern gives instructions for three sizes~ Lap, Twin and Queen.

big stitch hand quilting with perle cotton 8

Thanks for checking out my new pattern…

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big stitch quilting ~ modern love xo quilt pattern by rebeccamaedesigns

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sherri

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5 Comments on “Modern Love XO Quilt Pattern”

  1. This is a brilliant cheery quilt. I right away smiled looking at it. Love your big stitch quilting with perle cotton. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful day!

  2. I love your use of color, so bright and high contrast. The quilting is awesome too. The peril cotton adds so much. Thanks so much for sharing…very talented lady:)

  3. Wow – I’m amazed at all the work. Piecing together those striped blocks and then putting them together in that diagonal design. The hand quilting is very nice and the perfect touch with the hearts quilted in the blocks. Masterpiece in fabric!