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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News From the Ranch, Episode 1640

Posted on February 10, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Animals, Prairie Moon Ranch, What's New
News From the Ranch, Episode 1640

It’s been awhile since I published a ranch update. Lots of folks have been asking for goat news, so I figured I’d better get to writing! Have I ever mentioned how much I hate winter? It just makes everything so much harder. Back in the fall, I started keeping an eye on my goats, thinking they […]

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Sewing a Village

Posted on February 7, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilt-Alongs & Bees
Sewing a Village

My friend, Rose Marie, made a little house quilt last fall, and when she showed it to me, I fell in love with it! It’s so cute, and such a great use of scraps. I wanted to make one, but decided I don’t have time. Then . . . Stitch Supply Co. announced that they […]

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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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January 350 Blocks Report

Posted on January 31, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
January 350 Blocks Report

Here we are at the end of January already! If you looked at the Project page, you will have noticed that our monthly goal for blocks in January was only 10. Since we kicked off mid-month, I figure that’s a doable number. I have the Project page updated, but please double check me and make […]

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Donna’s French Sampler

Posted on January 23, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Longarm Quilting
Donna’s French Sampler

Back on December 15th, I loaded a quilt on the frame that belongs to my friend and customer, Donna. It was supposed to be my second-to-last finish of 2017, but I took 5 days off at Christmas to work on house remodel projects and enjoy the holiday with My Cowboy, and 2 days after Christmas, […]

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The 350 Blocks Project, 2018

Posted on January 15, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
The 350 Blocks Project, 2018

Here we go with the 2018 version of The 350 Blocks Project! This is our 7th annual . . . whew! Are you ready? Once again, I’ll be shooting for our group to beat previous year’s records . . . • In 2014, as a group, we made 25,974 blocks. • In 2015, as a […]

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The 350 Blocks Project 2017 Winners

Posted on January 14, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
The 350 Blocks Project 2017 Winners

Well, another year of making blocks has sped by, and here we are, at the time for announcing the prize winners.  But first, our 2017 statistics, because I think it’s fun to see how we did as a group, and how we did against previous year’s numbers (You can find links to previous year’s reports […]

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365 Days of Hand Stitching

Posted on January 10, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching
365 Days of Hand Stitching

While I was laid up, I did a lot of wandering around the internet, and while I was mostly jealous of seeing all the quilting other people are already getting done this year, I also got a few ideas for things I’d like to do this year as well. One of those things was inspired […]

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9th Annual Final Countdown Winners!

Posted on January 9, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
9th Annual Final Countdown Winners!

As always, I loved hearing about how you all were tackling, or already had under control, the organizing tasks from this year’s Final Countdown! I only have a small handful of magazines left to sort through, but still need to go about finding a permanent storage solution for the ones I’m keeping. And I kinda […]

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