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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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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Another 100 Days

Posted on August 1, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in 2017 Finished Projects, Challenges
Another 100 Days

Back in April, I jumped in on The 100 Days Project, which you can read more about HERE. My 100 days were up on July 13th, and during that time, I managed to finish 8 handwork projects, and move several others further along. There were days when I did not even take the time to […]

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The 100 Day Project

Posted on April 7, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges
The 100 Day Project

Over on Instagram, @elleluna and @lindsayjeanthomson are hosting #The100DayProject. I love the idea of 100 days for doing something, and I’ve written about how I use 100-day segments for accomplishing things before (click HERE to read about it). So I’ve decided to join in on this Instagram challenge, too. You pick something that you plan […]

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2016 Final Countdown, Task Three

Posted on December 31, 2016 by prairiemoonquilts in Challenges, Studio Organizing Challenge
2016 Final Countdown, Task Three

Wow! That went fast! It’s Day 3 already! I’m still working on Tasks One and Two both. Still putting away fabric (because as I’m cleaning flat surfaces, I keep finding more), and I’m still working on clearing the flat surfaces. I worked hard on it yesterday, tho, and I’m highly encouraged by how much better […]

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