Round Robin

Posted on June 5, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Inspiration, Quilts
Round Robin

Approximately 23 years ago, my friend, Rose Marie, and I decided that we wanted to do a Round Robin quilt. There are many different iterations of how a Round Robin can be set up, but we wanted the kind where you start with a center block, and pass it around to other group members for […]

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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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2018 Final Countdown, Task Three

Posted on December 31, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
2018 Final Countdown, Task Three

Time for the final task of this year’s Final Countdown — that went fast! You have all been working hard! I can tell from the comments, the blog post links, the photos I’ve seen, and the emails I’ve been getting — and just let me say right now, I’m sooo comforted to know that I’m […]

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2018 Final Countdown, Task Two

Posted on December 30, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
2018 Final Countdown, Task Two

So did you make any progress yesterday? If you’re a morning person, I apologize. I screwed up the scheduling time of the post, and it was nearly noon when it came out. So I’m a little earlier today! And never fear, you have until January 7th to complete all the tasks. Lord knows it’s for […]

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2018 Final Countdown, Task One

Posted on December 29, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
2018 Final Countdown, Task One

I hope you’re ready for our first task of this year’s Final Countdown! If you’ve been reading along or following me on Instagram this year, you can probably guess what our first task is: Clean off your main work surface Here’s the current state of mine: I’ve been working on this one ALL year, and […]

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The 10th Annual Final Countdown

Posted on December 28, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
The 10th Annual Final Countdown

My, my, 2018 went by in a flash! And I can hardly believe that this is the 10th year we’ve been doing The Final Countdown! But I still NEED to do it. As usual, I still have many things to deal with and organize. How about you? These last few days of the year are […]

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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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The Brown Bag Special

Posted on February 22, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges
The Brown Bag Special

Are you looking for something fun to do with your quilting group? Then I have the perfect project for you! It’s called the Brown Bag Special, and it’s a program I designed specifically for groups. It’s a sort of round robin/mystery quilt project that gets passed among members of the group. You need a group of at […]

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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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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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