Patchwork Pineapple - NEW pattern!

Patchwork Pineapple by Judi Madsen 
I am so thrilled to finally share what I have been working on for the last several months.  I have wanted to make a pineapple quilt forever. I drew one up at the beginning of the year and made that design up into a quilt, but - it didn't look good, or work right for what I wanted. So, I started over and decided on the design, Patchwork Pineapple, that you see now. This is such a fun quilt to put...
September 08, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

The Earth Laughs in Flowers by Dawn Gerber


(Disclosure for new followers: This is free motion ruler work and non-computerized quilting.)

I'm so happy to finally be able to share this quilt with you.  The is an original design by Dawn Gerber.  She did an amazing job creating this fabulous quilt and her applique is perfect! It was a pleasure and a challenge to work on this quilt.  Here is Dawn's own words on her original design:

"Yes, the...
June 13, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

MQX Quilt Festival, here I come!

MQX is coming up and I wanted to make you aware of the classes I will be teaching.  I will be there April 11-14, 2018 and I am looking forward to it! You can see a list of all my classes here.  Please read on as I will go over each class, so that you can decide which class/classes are best for you! I hope to get you a little excited about them as well!  
Bohemian Quilting. I will be offering this...
March 19, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Gypsy Simplified

So, you saw my latest post and my beautiful Gypsy quilt, I hope.  If not, you can read all about it here. I made a second version of this quilt pattern because I realize that not everyone will be quilting the pattern like I did on the original quilt.

I also took out some of the smaller piecing; keeping the original block in tack, but taking out some of the extra work in the block. This version is...
February 24, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

New Pattern! Gypsy Revealed!!!!

It is finally done!  Gypsy is done!  This quilt has been in the works for over 2 years.  It was drawn, then sat and waited for its turn to be made up by me.  I know I wanted to create a pattern that I could play with the quilting design. I also knew this pattern would be a fabulous quilt to piece in any fabric choice.
So, I used V and Co's Ombre fabric for the colors in this quilt - watch for a...
February 22, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

New product! The QuickMark Ruler!

Hi Everyone!  I am so excited to introduce to you my first ever designed ruler - the QuickMark Ruler! This has been in the works for a while, so I am happy to let you know that it is finally available. I designed this ruler so that I could have more options with marking while working on my quilts. You know that I mark A LOT when I quilt and that isn't going to change for my custom quilting, so...
December 14, 2017 by Judi

Patchwork Christmas Pattern Release!

Hi Everyone!  I am so excited to tell you about my newest pattern, just in time for the Holidays - Patchwork Christmas!This quilt was a long time coming for me. I have always wanted to make a Christmas quilt, but in the recent years I haven't had the time. Well, I made the time this past week and I am so excited about this beautiful quilt. It is funny how inspiration comes at the most random time....
November 22, 2017 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Progressive Detail Quilting iquilt class now available for download!

Today is the day my "Progressive Detail Quilting" has become available over at iquilt.  Hooray for good news!  I filmed this class a little under a year ago, so I am happy to say that it is now available

This class goes over the "progressive detail" of quilting for one project, but 3 different - or progressive ways - to quilt them. The quilt design is available with your class purchase in the...
September 07, 2017 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Kyoto Gardens finished!

Okay, so this fabulous quilt is called Kyoto Gardens from the book, Stellar Quilts by Judy Martin, found here. Jan pieced this quilt and took a little liberty with the design and added borders and things that she wanted for her master bedroom quilt.  It is a beautiful design and quilt that I had a lot of fun quilting. The quilt is around 94 x 104, so it is big.
I love this center part of the...
August 11, 2017 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Summer Happenings!

Starburst by Judi Madsen
Hi Everyone!  I hope you are having a fabulous summer and getting a lot of family time in, we sure are - but, I hope you are making time for quilting because, let's face it - quilting keeps us sane!  Haha, right?  I have my Starburst pattern on sale right now, it's a fabulous design, available in PDF and Paper form.

As you can see, my patterns are full color and easy to follow along. You can look...
July 11, 2017 by Judi
Tags: Quilting