Hands of Friendship

Posted on June 4, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
Hands of Friendship

One of the guilds that I’m a member of, The Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild, in Kirksville, Missouri, had its 34th Annual Quilt Show last weekend. And what a show it was! We had close to 150 quilts on display. There was a pop-up show of polyester quilts on the front lawn before you even […]

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The Happenstance Quilts

Posted on February 18, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff
The Happenstance Quilts

One of my guilds does a mystery quilt every year, and this year, we’re doing a sort of “design-your-own-mystery” quilt. My friend, Candy, did this with her guild, and their quilts were absolutely gorgeous, so I asked her if I could steal their idea, and she said “Sure!”, so I based our program this year […]

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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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A Trunk Show by Julee Prose

Posted on July 19, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Inspiration, Quilts
A Trunk Show by Julee Prose

Last night at our guild meeting we were treated to a trunk show by Julee Prose. If you’re familiar with Julee’s work, you know she does some really spectacular hand appliqué, which is right up my alley! Her trunk show did not disappoint! I asked her permission to post a few pictures of some of […]

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2018 Mystery Quilt Reveal

Posted on April 12, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
2018 Mystery Quilt Reveal

Our guild’s mystery quilt from last year went over so well, they wanted to do another one this year. So my sister and I once again hosted a mystery quilt for the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild members over the last few months. I finished my binding 2 hours before the meeting, in my usual style. […]

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Bingo, Pranks, and Quilty Stuff

Posted on March 21, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff
Bingo, Pranks, and Quilty Stuff

My guild, the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild, had their Spring Retreat last weekend, and boy, do we ever have fun! We gather at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s Retreat Center, and we always have fantastic food, lots of games and prizes, and there was even a St. Patrick’s Day parade right outside the door! They were […]

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Mystery Quilt Reveal

Posted on February 14, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quilts
Mystery Quilt Reveal

This past year, my sister and I hosted a mystery quilt for the members of our quilt guild, the Pecan Valley Quilt Guild, in Brunswick, Missouri. We used a pattern by Jessie Fincham called Scrappy Irish Chain. I asked Jessie if we could use her pattern, and she graciously agreed, so I broke it down […]

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Hands of Friendship Quilt Show

Posted on June 2, 2016 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff

The Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild in Kirksville, Missouri, puts on a fabulous show every year! It’s a lot of work, and this year, we have a new venue with extended hours, and several new activities added to the docket. If you’re in the area, please come to the William Matthews Middle School at 1515 Cottage […]

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Tiny Dresdens

Posted on May 1, 2016 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff

I have to tell you about my mug rug I made for our guild’s mug rug swap. At our guild retreat back in March, I won several prizes, and one of them was this little tiny wedge ruler: It came with a pattern for making fan blocks, but I wanted to try it out making […]

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A Veritable Sewing Marathon

Posted on September 15, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Guild Stuff, Quotes

I attended my guild’s fall retreat last weekend. As always, it was so much fun. We always say we don’t know how it can be any more fun than it was the last time, but it always is! I worked on six different projects, none of which I can show you just yet, but as […]

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