2019 Online Quilters Meet & Greet

By Judith
 on September 3, 2019


Hi there, I'm taking part in Victoriana Quilt Designs 2019 Online Quilters Meet & Greet.  A special welcome to those visiting from Benita's blog and taking part in her annual Meet & Greet Grand Prize Draw!


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By way of introduction, I'm Judith of Just Jude Designs.  I'm a Patchwork & Quilting Designer and Tutor working from my spacious studio in a beautifully converted Victorian linen mill in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Conway Mill


I've been teaching now for 12 years, not only designing projects to teach but also designing quilting projects for magazines and a UK based fabric distributor.


Autumn Boho Quilt

Autumn Boho Quilt (Mama & Baby sizes). Pattern available here.



I'm particularly fond of sewing with scraps (I generate a lot of them in my line of work!) and this is reflected in many of my designs.


Sun, Sea and Sky Quilt (Quilt Now Magazine August17)

Sun, Sea & Sky Quilt for Quilt Now Magazine Aug'17. Pattern available here.

Popular Patchwork cover.July

Summer Starburst Quilt for Popular Patchwork June'16


Scrappy Strips Quilt (British P&Q Sept16)

Scrappy Strips Quilt for British P&Q Sept'16. Free tutorial here.

DP Table Runner & Mats (British Patchwork & Quilting, April'16)

Baubles Table Runner & Mats for British Patchwork & Quilting Magazine April'16. Pattern available here.


I wouldn't say I have a particular 'style' to my quilts.  Sometimes I take inspiration from the fabrics themselves, or a themed brief from an editor, nostalgia or patterns I see in nature and objects around me.


Woodland Friends Quilt (Popular Patchwork, Oct issue)

Woodland Friends Quilt for Popular Patchwork Magazine Oct'16. Pattern available here.



Some of my best work comes from not having a design brief, and simply grabbing a handful of fabric or scraps and just allowing an organic creative process to develop!


Oriental Clamshells Quilt (Popular Patchwork Jan18)


I don't always know what I'm going to end up with, but when I mix a little courage with an open mind, I'm rarely disappointed!


Denim Boro Bag

Denim Boro Bag. Pattern available here.


I'm also fond of recycling textiles in patchwork and quilting - linen, denim, tweed, wool and vintage sheets are particular favourites!


Harriet Hare in Tweed, Wool & Linen

Harriet Hare Cushion in Tweed, Wool & Linen. Pattern available here.

Vintage Sheets Cushions

Vintage Sheets Cushions


So that's a little flavour of my patchwork & quilting life. You can read more about me here, and see more of my patterns here.


And if you would like to enter Benita's Grand Prize Draw (4 pre-cut bundles, 3 Aurifil thread sets, Warm & Natural Batting, 2 Sewline Start sets & lifetime membership to Victoriana Quilt Designs) then just click on the button below to enter your details.  Winners will be announced by Benita on 1st October.

Happy quilting!


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53 comments on “2019 Online Quilters Meet & Greet”

  1. Hi Jude: I am glad I finally made it to your blog. I love all of your creations and I am going to check out that bag pattern. I love how you put colours and fabrics together into your designs.

  2. Judith, you do such beautiful work. Scrappy quilting is my favorite. You use such beautiful fabrics.
    Betty from Indiana

  3. LOVE scrappy quilts...& yours are AWESOME!!! ALL the fun things you showed here are Amazing!! Glad didn't have to pick a Favorite! 🙂

  4. Nice to meet you! You do have lots of fun creating... its always nice to let serendipity... have a chance to play, sometimes she really surprises us!

  5. Hi Jude! I am Jayne from the Meet and Greet. It has been such fun meeting the diverse quilters. I admire your creativity in how you come up with your own designs. I do this, too, but have never taken it to the next step to create instructions for replicating anything. I design by the seat of my pants, and then move on to the next whim that comes my way. I am so glad to meet you!

  6. I like the idea of the "Quilters Meet and Greet" as it is lovely to see the work of others quilters. Also, I slowly but surely start to enjoy the beauty of working with scraps and the freedom of just going with the flow...thanks to you. .-)

  7. I have found so many things on your blog I want to make! Love that denim bag. Looking forward to meeting more bf’s!

  8. Hi Jude
    It was really nice to meet you and see all your beautiful quilts. Love that big clam shell quilt.

  9. This blog hop looks interesting and fun, I love finding new blogs for inspiration. Hopefully now lots of new people will also know how fabulous you are. x

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