Bingo, Pranks, and Quilty Stuff

Posted on March 21, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff
Bingo, Pranks, and Quilty Stuff

My guild, the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild, had their Spring Retreat last weekend, and boy, do we ever have fun! We gather at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s Retreat Center, and we always have fantastic food, lots of games and prizes, and there was even a St. Patrick’s Day parade right outside the door! They were […]

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Mystery Quilt Reveal

Posted on February 14, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
Mystery Quilt Reveal

This past year, my sister and I hosted a mystery quilt for the members of our quilt guild, the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild, in Brunswick, Missouri. We used a pattern by Jessie Fincham called Scrappy Irish Chain. I asked Jessie if we could use her pattern, and she graciously agreed, so I broke it down […]

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Hands of Friendship Quilt Show

Posted on June 2, 2016 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff

The Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild in Kirksville, Missouri, puts on a fabulous show every year! It’s a lot of work, and this year, we have a new venue with extended hours, and several new activities added to the docket. If you’re in the area, please come to the William Matthews Middle School at 1515 Cottage […]

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Tiny Dresdens

Posted on May 1, 2016 by prairiemoonquilts in 2016 Finished Projects, Guild Stuff

I have to tell you about my mug rug I made for our guild’s mug rug swap. At our guild retreat back in March, I won several prizes, and one of them was this little tiny wedge ruler: It came with a pattern for making fan blocks, but I wanted to try it out making […]

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A Veritable Sewing Marathon

Posted on September 15, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quotes

I attended my guild’s fall retreat last weekend. As always, it was so much fun. We always say we don’t know how it can be any more fun than it was the last time, but it always is! I worked on six different projects, none of which I can show you just yet, but as […]

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Under the Big Top!

Posted on May 29, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
Under the Big Top!

Today begins the 30th annual Hands of Friendship Quilt Show in Kirksville, Missouri. If you are anywhere near the area, I urge you to come see our show — it’s always worth the trip! This year, our theme is “Under the Big Top!”, a circus theme, so come on out and join in the fun. […]

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Exhaustion — The Good Kind

Posted on March 23, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff
Exhaustion — The Good Kind

I spent the last four days at my guild’s quilting retreat at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s retreat center. I sewed and I sewed and I sewed, and slept very little. I had a lot to get done! And I did get a lot done. I kept my nose to the grindstone so much that I […]

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Trunk Show Overload

Posted on November 11, 2014 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, People
Trunk Show Overload

Oh, the inspiration! I’m drowning in it! What better way to go, huh? Last Saturday, the Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild in Kirksville, MO, hosted Dawn Heese from Linen Closet Designs for a workshop and trunk show. She showed all the latest projects from her new book, and the quilts from all her new patterns […]

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Our 2014 Fall Guild Retreat

Posted on September 22, 2014 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff
Our 2014 Fall Guild Retreat

So much fun! And it’s over now. What a great group of ladies to spend a weekend with! We laughed a lot, ate a lot, and sewed a lot. I believe there were 30 of us in attendance. Our guild is getting larger. We even swindled some ladies from the Kansas City area into joining […]

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The 29th Annual

Posted on June 3, 2014 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
The 29th Annual

Would you like to go to my quilt show with me? Well, then, come on! I’ll show you some of the many quilts we had on display at the Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild’s 29th Annual Quilt Show last weekend. Our show is divided into 11 categories for entry, and the voting is all Viewer’s […]

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