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

It’s so hard to believe March is here already, and we are up to Chapter 3! The Chapter 3 pattern has already gone out to subscribers, so if you’ve already subscribed in my shop and did not receive it in your email please contact me @ rebeccamaedesigns@gmail.com to verify your email address. If you want the pattern you can find it here:  in MY SHOP! …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Today is my stop on the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog tour! My block is number 1108! ~Modern Pods~ This is my first block in Quiltmaker’s 100 blocks and I was pretty excited when I got the news my block was selected :) I hope you like it as much as I do! I used quilting cotton …

I’m excited to show you this Canyon Quilt design I made for Moda.  It’s a large scrappy orange peel quilt.  You can find the instructions to make this quilt on the Moda Bake Shop. The fabric is called Canyon and it’s the newest collection from Kate Spain… it’s gorgeous!  I wanted to share a little bit about how I …

I’ve been working on this quilt all summer and I’m so excited to share it! #Love Wins You can find the pattern here. I went out to get some pics last weekend ~  a beautiful day for it! #Love Wins is a scrappy quilt made in eight sections with row-by-row construction. Perfect for using up scraps …

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 …

This summer has been so crazy!  But I did manage to get block 9 done… just barely! So that takes care of the blue row!  Phew!  I’m looking forward to getting this quilt all together.  I’ve got the first two rows and spacer rows joined now and I’ll be showing you that soon…  But here is a …

I can’t believe we are already at Part 4 of the quilt-as-you-go tutorial in our quilt-a-long! Now that we have completed (at least) the first six blocks for the Power of Nine quilt-a-long and joined them into rows with the spacer blocks, it’s time for the next step in the Quilt As You Go tutorial!  I’m going to …

I can’t believe we are half done!  Block #6 of the Sampler is… ‘Loop de Loop’ This block involves strip piecing and single fold bias tape.  You can purchase bias tape but it’s much more fun and economical to make it yourself.  I used this bias tape maker to make mine… If you’ve never used a bias …

Quilt block # 5 of the Scrappy Sampler is all about half square triangles! ‘Tranquil Tree’ Lets do some Half Square Triangle (HST) Math (chart below) ~ This block is made up almost entirely of half square triangles. I’m going to show you two methods to make half square triangles for any quilt project!  Both methods keep the …

Quilt Block of the Month #5 is DONE! For this month’s block I did a little fussy cutting for the center and some of the corner blocks… I have a small 2 1/2″ square that I used for fussy cutting the circles out…  Fussy cutting is simply cutting out a portion of the fabric to feature, in this case …

If you are following the Quilt~as~you~Go method this post covers joining the blocks into rows.  We will: 1 Cut the fabric sashing strips for joining blocks. 2 Join the blocks and spacers into rows using the qaug method. Need the pattern?  Find it here: Power of Nine Quilt Pattern  You can find the instructions on completing a quilted …

Quilt Block of the month #4 involves curved piecing… Color Circus You can find this pattern in My Shop You can complete this pattern in two ways… You can use the template to cut and piece individual wedges… Or you can use the complete arc foundation… I completed two of each and accomplished the same results but cutting …

Block of the Month #3 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a patchwork applique block made with Kaffe Fassett fabrics… Patchwork Butterfly You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ The pattern pieces will print for you in reverse, so when you print out the wings, cut them …

Block of the Month 2015… My Block 3 is DONE! We are working on block three of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… If you’re just joining in, we are doing a ‘quilt as you go’ version of this quilt.  You can join in any time… I colored in my block 3 color diagram to help …

Block of the Month #2 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a wedge & applique block…  ~Tequila Sunrise~  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ Start by cutting out all your wedges… accuracy and consistency are key.   I’ve got half mine shown here… Chain stitch …

Block #1 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a Foundation Paper Pieced Block…  ~Tallahassee Twist~ You can find the complete Pattern in My Shop ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ I made my block using this Velum paper… You can find the Vellum paper here on amazon: Simple Foundations Translucent Vellum Paper… But you can just as …

Block of the Month 2015… Block 2 is DONE! We are working on block two of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… doesn’t this look SO different? I used this block 2 color diagram for keeping me on track with my colors and to get a rough draft of my quilting for this block. General Notes for …

If you’re following the Power of Nine quilt~a~long that’s fantastic!  I hope that you’ve done well with block one. If you are going to complete this quilt using the Quilt~as~you~Go method, then I have some additional information and things to think about.  This post is a bit long but please read through it entirely if you want to follow …