Celebrate Quilt all Finished!!!

 I am happy to share my quilt, Celebrate, with you today.  You may have seen sneak peeks of this darling top on Social Media, but today is the final reveal.  I mentioned a few months ago that I design for a new company, Honest Fabric, and this is one of those designs. Right now, until tomorrow, you can get all of my designs at 25% off by using the code, ILOVEJM25 during checkout at Honest Fabric....
March 01, 2019 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

All New Patterns!!!

I am so excited to share with you 2 new quilt patterns!  These 2 designs have been in the works for a while, ever since Gypsy was first designed. The first one, Mama Gypsyis a fabulous quilt. This design takes the Gypsy block and makes it the focal point of the quilt. I used yardage for this particular quilt, but it could easily be a stash buster/fat quarter quilt. The large pieces could also be...
February 01, 2019 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

All New Ruler! The QuickMarkAssist! Available for PRE-ORDER

Hi Everyone!  I am excited to share with you my QuickMarkAssist Ruler which is designed to compliment - or assist, the QuickMarkRuler.  The difference between this ruler and the QuickMark ruler is that there are 1/2" cut outs, the ruler is 6 1/2" x 12 1/2" x 1/8" - so it is for marking only. It is not to be used with the quilting, but will help you tremendously when you are marking your quilts....
December 11, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Ticky Tack revealed!!

Okay, so I am happy to finally reveal my Ticky Tackquilt - another custom printed panel design that was designed and quilted by me. This was the first time for me using a printed panel for custom quilting and the fabric is 100% polyester, so it has a new feel for me. The fabric has a soft feel to it and because it is printed on a tight weave fabric, I needed to use a smaller needle (90/14) while...
November 29, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Cypress Quilt No Piecing Necessary

I am so excited to share with you my Cypress quilt top. This is a fabulous design that is now available as a custom printed quilt top, no piecing necessar! Some of you may say - cheater quilt ;-) but it so much more than that.  I am excited to say that I have joined the www.honestfabric.com design team and I currently have 6 designsin several colorways available. These are designs that are perfect...
November 24, 2018 by Judi
Tags: Quilting

Patchwork Pineapple - NEW pattern!

Patchwork Pineapple by Judi Madsen www.judimadsen.com 
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