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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Slowing Down

Posted on January 9, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News
Slowing Down

My Grandma used to always tell me: “If you don’t slow down when you need to, life will slow you down.” Are Grandmas ever wrong? I think not! I must have really needed to slow down, because so far, I’ve been forced to take this entire year a lot slower! I always try to be […]

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December 350 Blocks Report

Posted on January 1, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
December 350 Blocks Report

Well, here we are, at the last report  — we’ve made all the blocks we can make for 2017. Today, we can start making blocks for the 2018 count! I went out with a bang! I finally got to count the 419 blocks I’ve been working on all year for my MixMash quilt, leaving me […]

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2017 Final Countdown, Task Three

Posted on December 31, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
2017 Final Countdown, Task Three

Now that we’ve dealt with the paper pile, and our work surface is all clean and clear, let’s do something a bit more fun for our last task of The Final Countdown, shall we? I’m a chronic list maker, so our final task is going to be: Make a list of projects Here are the […]

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2017 Final Countdown, Task Two

Posted on December 30, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
2017 Final Countdown, Task Two

I’m happy to report that my magazine stack is already half gone! That’s mainly because I’ve been stricken with some sort of winter malady, and have been confined to my easy chair under a pile of blankets with some hot tea, so how better to entertain myself than look through quilting magazines? I’ll keep at […]

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2017 Final Countdown, Task One

Posted on December 29, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
2017 Final Countdown, Task One

Here we go! Are you ready? It’s our first task of The Final Countdown. We’ll all be one day closer to starting out 2018 a little bit more organized! Let’s get right to it . . . I’ve been ruminating on this task for a while. Our first task is to: Deal with all the […]

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2017 Final Countdown

Posted on December 28, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
2017 Final Countdown

Here we are again — looking at the final few days of a year that passed oh, so quickly. And that means it’s time once again for The Final Countdown!! This is the 9th Annual Final Countdown, and as far as I can see, I need to keep continuing it as an annual tradition, because […]

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Oh, What Tangled Webs We Weave …

Posted on December 17, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge
Oh, What Tangled Webs We Weave …

. . . When we let our thread supply get out of control! I’m on a mission to get all my various types of thread reorganized, after riffling through them all year, and not putting any of it away. OK, so maybe it’s been even longer than a year! I got my longarm thread back […]

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November 350 Blocks Report

Posted on December 4, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
November 350 Blocks Report

I was at a retreat all this past weekend, and as I was sewing away, my friend Linda asked me, “Did you post this month’s block report?” Completely shocked, I had to answer NO! I had not even realized it was the end of the month, I’ve been so busy traveling and doing other things! […]

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Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?

Posted on November 16, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Give-Aways
Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?

It’s Button Day! A day to celebrate buttons! As quilters and crafters, don’t we all LOVE buttons? Buttons are fun! There’s so much you can do with them, and let’s face it, they’re really fun to play with and look at and collect! My Great-Aunt Ruby used to play the Button Game with us — […]

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