Take Two

Posted on June 1, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in New Patterns, Quilts
Take Two

Meet my newest pattern — Take Two! It’s a cute little movie-themed throw quilt that you can wrap up in to watch your favorite movies! Take Two features 20 scrappy sampler star blocks set into a movie-reel-type sashing, and measures 56″ x 70″. You can choose to applique the clapper on, or leave it off. […]

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Reworking Vintage

Posted on May 2, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching, Quilts
Reworking Vintage

I have quite a collection of vintage quilt tops and vintage orphan blocks. One of my favorite quilting pastimes is reworking them into new finished quilts. I don’t get to spend as much time at it as I’d like, but every now and then, I put in some effort on it. I’m teaching at Arrow […]

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2018 Mystery Quilt Reveal

Posted on April 12, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
2018 Mystery Quilt Reveal

Our guild’s mystery quilt from last year went over so well, they wanted to do another one this year. So my sister and I once again hosted a mystery quilt for the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild members over the last few months. I finished my binding 2 hours before the meeting, in my usual style. […]

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This Week

Posted on March 22, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilts, Studio News, What's New
This Week

We’re past Hump Day already, and I don’t feel like I’ve done one single productive thing yet this week. Fortunately, I was at my guild’s spring retreat last weekend at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s fabulous retreat center, where I did move a few projects forward with some uninterrupted sewing time. We got to watch the […]

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Starting and Finishing

Posted on March 7, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilts
Starting and Finishing

It appears that for every quilt I finish (even if it’s for a customer), I start another one — or two! I’m sure none of you ever do that, do you? Last fall when I went on a road trip to a quilt show with my pal, Linda, we went to a JoAnn’s store, which […]

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QuiltCon 2018

Posted on February 23, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Longarm Quilting, Quilts
QuiltCon 2018

The Modern Quilt Guild’s annual quilt show, QuiltCon, is going on right now in Pasadena, CA. Since I was just in California over Thanksgiving, I opted not to go back again this soon, and as it turns out, that’s a good thing, since I have these two to bottle feed and entertain every few hours. […]

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Imogene’s Vintage Quilt

Posted on February 12, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Longarm Quilting, Quilts
Imogene’s Vintage Quilt

Last summer, I worked on restoring a vintage quilt top for my friend, Imogene. This quilt was made by Imogene’s great-aunt, Emma Salyer (Mrs. James Salyer), when she was young, and Aunt Emma gave it to Imogene as an unquilted top. Imogene says she’s reasonably sure the quilt is at least 100 years old! Over […]

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My Yo-Yo Quilt

Posted on February 4, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching, Quilts
My Yo-Yo Quilt

One of the projects I put on my list this year is my Yo-Yo quilt. I’m planning to do a lot of handwork this year, and my Yo-Yo quilt is a big hand stitching project that I’ve had going on for years. I’ve decided that this is the year I’d like to try and finish […]

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Spotted. Out and About.

Posted on October 26, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, People, Quilts
Spotted. Out and About.

I’ve gone to several quilt shows this year, and readers and customers have also been kind enough to send photos, and some of my fellow guild members have shown me things they’ve done . . . And there have been a lot of quilts made from my patterns floating around in the wild! I’m so […]

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The Witching Hour Is Close At Hand

Posted on October 3, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, Quilts
The Witching Hour Is Close At Hand

Halloween is fast approaching, so it’s high time you were getting your Halloween stitching on, don’t you think? I’m here today to tempt you with a few projects . . . Last year for Halloween I made this quilt: It’s made from my AmpersAnd pattern, and instead of appliquéing the ampersand on it, I drew […]

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