January Hand Stitching

Posted on January 30, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching, Knitting and Crochet
January Hand Stitching

Because our weather has been so horrific this January, I’ve been spending a lot of time in my cozy chair of an evening, and sometimes my fingers are too cold to wield a sewing needle, so I’ve been doing a LOT of knitting. Knitting and crochet projects count towards my . . . Handwork is […]

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The Glam Clam Quilt

Posted on January 28, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Give-Aways, Quilts
The Glam Clam Quilt

Last fall, after Quilt Market was over, I never got done showing you all the quilts I made for the Stitch ‘n’ Sparkle booth. I have one more left to show you, and a give-away to go along with it, so read on! This quilt is called Glam Clam, and it’s from a pattern and […]

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News From the Ranch, Episode 1694

Posted on January 25, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Prairie Moon Ranch, What's New
News From the Ranch, Episode 1694

Today is a big day here on the Ranch! It’s Sassy and Sissy’s birthday!!! They are ONE year old today! And it’s bitter cold here. I’m thanking my lucky stars that one year ago, on the night they were born, that it was not near this cold. And I’m planning carefully for no more winter […]

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Baked and Twice-Baked Potatoes

Posted on January 21, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Recipes
Baked and Twice-Baked Potatoes

Several times over the last few months, I’ve mentioned to various people that I made Baked Potatoes in the CrockPot for supper, and they seemed surprised to hear that. I find it hard to believe that I know anything about cooking that someone else doesn’t already know, and I don’t even know where I got […]

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Flying Geese and a Correction

Posted on January 18, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilt-Alongs & Bees, Studio News
Flying Geese and a Correction

Today’s post is for those of you who are working along on the Summertime Sampler Block-of-the-Month quilts. As you work on some of the filler sections, you will be making lots of Flying Geese, and while I’ve spelled it out in the instruction booklet very clearly (I hope), I thought I’d also provide you with […]

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January Studio Organizing Challenge

Posted on January 15, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio Organizing Challenge

This year, I’m bringing back the Studio Organizing Challenges. After not doing them regularly for more than a year and a half, I know I’ve probably had a bit of a backslide in some areas. If you are like me, and you know you need to step up your game a bit this year in […]

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My 2019 Project List

Posted on January 14, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Lists
My 2019 Project List

I have so many lists, I have lists of lists! I love lists! But I like to keep some of them front and center, so I can remember to work on them. Last year, I made this list as part of the 2017 Final Countdown: Well, I didn’t do so great on it. There were […]

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The 350 Blocks Project, 2019

Posted on January 11, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
The 350 Blocks Project, 2019

Here we go again! It’s time to kick off the 8th Annual 350 Blocks Project! I’m actually more excited about it this year than ever! I have a personal best to beat, and a LOT of sewing to get done. How about you? Time certainly flies when you’re having fun — this is the 8th […]

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The 350 Blocks Project 2018 Winners

Posted on January 8, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in 350 Blocks Project
The 350 Blocks Project 2018 Winners

Here we are at that wonderful point in time when we find out the winners in last year’s 350 Blocks Project! But first, those statistics! I’m always so excited to see how we did as a group. 2018 statistics: • We had 95 participants sign up this year. • Of those 95, we had 80 reporting participants. • […]

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10th Annual Final Countdown Winners

Posted on January 7, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
10th Annual Final Countdown Winners

You guys are chock full of organizing ideas, funny stories and admissions, and comforting statements about how I’m so not alone in my disorganized state! And it’s good to hear from those of you who are ahead of the game — it gives me hope! Thank you all for playing along and chiming in. As […]

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