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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 Quilty Peeps! I’m trying to play catch up with sharing some projects with you all. Let me just start by telling you that I bought this gorgeous bundle of Fantasy Fabric, by Sally Kelly for Windham Fabrics at the 2019 Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City MO. Are you dying right now? Yes I …

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 …

I’ve been quiet for a while but I’m ready to come out of hiding and tell you about my latest project! I’ve been busy quietly working on my first book with Martingale! Eeekkk!!! It’s so very exciting, and I can hardly believe the time has come to spill the beans! Text It! Quilts and Pillows …

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 …

I am over the moon excited to share my Jul i Scandinavia finish with you!!! Let’s get right down to it! I’ve been working hard on this quilt all year and it’s really been a joy! I’m so happy with how it’s turned out!I added the final details to the top, and the pattern is …

Hello Quilters! I can’t believe it’s October already! We had a bit of an Indian summer here in New England but the crisp air has arrived and the leaves are falling… a sure sign that winter will be upon us soon! I like the cool air, but the winter… not so much! But it does …

Hello Stitchers! The September pattern update went out last week for the Jul i Scandinavia Project and I couldn’t be happier with how this is coming out!!  This months pattern includes the applique instructions for the bottom left corner. I outlined the house with the Pekinese stitch and stitched some bullion knots around the door. …

Hello :) I’m sharing my progress on the Scandinavia Block of the Month project today! As most of you know, I’ve been working on this all year and I’m excited to see it hanging up for Christmas! This month we added the star and berries around the topper. Here are some close-up pictures… We are …

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:  

Hi Quilters! This was my first time ever going to Quilt Market, and wow, what a time I had! I flew into St. Louis on Wednesday, and got all registered and received my official name badge ~ another first, so exciting! :) Everyone needs a quilty buddy to experience the show with so I met …

I’m so happy April is here.  Spring has finally arrived in New England and we can get out doors!  I’m also pretty excited about the progress of this project.  I think it’s going to look amazing when it’s complete! For the April portion of the QAL we have moved up another branch on the tree. …

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 …

Yesterday I sent out the February update to subscribers of the Jul I Scandinavia quilt-a-long!  Today I have some pictures and stitching tips to share!   If you want to subscribe, you can find the pattern here: Jul I Scandinavia Pattern   We are beginning with the lowest branches and working our way up. Last month I gave …

I just finished a new Penguin quilt pattern!  The Big Chill is full of chilly penguins and includes two sizes.  The Large 58″ x 68″ version pictured here has 9 penguins… We’ve had a mild winter here in New England, but just in time for The Big Chill release… we had a Snow Storm!  I …

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 …