Half-Square Triangles

Posted on October 13, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials
Half-Square Triangles

Let’s talk about Half-Square Triangles for a bit, shall we? (Then be sure and read to the bottom for a special announcement.) There are more methods for making them than you can shake a stick at! And the name seems confusing to me, because the units are not triangles, they’re squares made up of triangles […]

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A Charming Spider

Posted on October 8, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in What's New
A Charming Spider

Is there really such a thing? I’m Halloweening and I can’t stop! I seem to really be into fall and Halloween this year, and I made yet another Halloween project over the weekend. This cute little spider pillow! Can spiders be considered cute? I don’t know. I don’t like seeing them in my house, but […]

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Hide ‘n’ Seek Tea Towel

Posted on October 5, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching, What's New
Hide ‘n’ Seek Tea Towel

Six years ago, I was part of a fall blog hop along with a lot of other designers, and we each presented a block as part of the hop. My block was an appliqué block with a pumpkin and a kitty and a mouse, and I really had a lot of fun designing and making […]

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Making Little Things

Posted on October 3, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, Tutorials
Making Little Things

I spent some time lately making some little things. Our guild is having a handmade bazaar at this year’s Brunswick Pecan Festival (this weekend in Brunswick, MO), and members are making handmade items to put in the booth so we can raise a little money for the guild. If you’re anywhere in the vicinity of […]

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A Log Cabin Guild Challenge

Posted on October 1, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Guild Stuff, Quilts
A Log Cabin Guild Challenge

I belong to the Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild in Kirksville, Missouri, and every year, we issue a challenge to our members. We have some really fun challenges! This past year, my friend, Andrea, and I were in charge of the challenge. Andrea said she’d been wanting to do a Log Cabin, so that’s what […]

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September 350 Blocks Report

Posted on September 30, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
September 350 Blocks Report

Here we are with another month in our past. They seem to fly faster and faster all the time. We’ve gotten into some cooler temps finally, and had some rain, so things are a bit more tolerable around here weather-wise. I had a busy month, and due to a retreat early in the month, I […]

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Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Show

Posted on September 28, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, Quilts, Travels
Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Show

Yesterday My Cowboy and I took a day trip to Springfield, MO, so that I could see the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Show. He went off and did his own thing while I was at the show. I asked him if he wanted to come in, and he said: “Nope. I have to look at that […]

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100 Days

Posted on September 23, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Lists
100 Days

There are 100 days left in 2018! What are you going to do with them? Three times a year, I make a list: 100 Things to do in the Next 100 Days. I always try to start my last list on this day, so it ends right at the end of the year. It’s a […]

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Setting Yourself Up

Posted on September 8, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing, Quilt-Alongs & Bees
Setting Yourself Up

If you’re participating in the Summertime Sampler Block-of-the-Month program through Sew Sweet Quilt Shop, or even if you simply bought the pattern to make the quilt on your own, I have a series of blog posts I’ll be doing throughout the duration of the BOM to give you some extra hints and tips along the […]

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Summertime Samplers

Posted on September 1, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in New Patterns, Quilts, What's New
Summertime Samplers

They’re here! The new Block-of-the-Month quilts for Sew Sweet Quilt Shop! Summertime Samplers kicks off September 8th at the shop in Brunswick, MO. If you’d like to get in on this, just give the shop a call at 660.548.3056 and get signed up. I’ll put more details below. As usual, we do a traditional version. […]

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