Tag: block of the month

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 …

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 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… 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 Thanksgiving everyone! I’m excited to be one month away from the Dear Diary quilt finish!! Yay!! My entry for chapter 11 is…. Choose Joy. Even though it’s in line with the Choose Happiness chapter of the Dear Daughter quilt (and let’s face it I made a Happy Quilt for my Text It! book too) …

Happy October! Dear Diary Chapter 10 is… Speak, your truth, for yourself The meaning is simple, it’s just about being honest with yourself and others… coupled with having your own voice. I think it helps me grow as a person and be accepting of myself and others. Makes sense, right? :) If you’re working on …

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 mean, seriously, you can go to …

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 Remember, this quilt is all about …

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 it may have slowly morphed into …

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:    

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 stitches on the stars and leaves. …

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 you next month! RELATED POSTS:  

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″. The purple and green star are …

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 Shop and The Warm Company are generously …

Hello Stitchers! I will be hosting two Quilt-a-Long Programs this year! One will be a traditional Block of the Month (announcement coming soon) and one will be a Christmas Quilt! Jul i Scandinavia Jul i Scandinavia is an applique quilt measuring 32″ x 40″. I will be making my quilt on a red flannel base using …

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!   The Fat Quarter Shop and The …

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’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 justice. Kaffe has so many gorgeous large …

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 …

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 …

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 can use strips of different sizes …

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 all quilted and the top is …

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 more time! You can find this …

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 just a fun block!  When I …