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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Setting Yourself Up

Posted on September 8, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing, Quilt-Alongs & Bees, Summertime Sampler
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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My Scrap Storage Method

Posted on January 26, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing, Stash Tales, Studio Organizing Challenge
My Scrap Storage Method

Several of you said “yes”, you’d like to see how I store my smaller scraps, so today, I’m here to show you how I do that. My theory is that if something isn’t organized, it’s hard to use. If I can’t readily find what I’m looking for, I’ll end up not using it, and using […]

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8th Annual Final Countdown Winners

Posted on January 6, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing

I thoroughly enjoyed reading each and every comment you all left on the Final Countdown posts. From hearing your methods for organizing, to seeing what you have planned for the coming year, it’s all interesting and inspiring to me, and hopefully to everyone else reading, too. I just love a fresh start, and I’m all […]

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I’m a Planner Nerd

Posted on December 30, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing
I’m a Planner Nerd

I freely admit it. There’s something about a blank book with lines waiting to be filled up with lists that just makes me giddy! I love my lists! I want to buy every planner book I come across, and I look at them all the time. And then I end up confusing myself. What is […]

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Studio Organizing, Week 31

Posted on July 30, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
Studio Organizing, Week 31

Did you get your scraps under control last week? I think mine are winning the battle around here — I did sort and cut a few, but I have a long way to go! I cut a lot of strips for my locker-hooked rug this week — now I can just work away without having […]

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Studio Organizing, Week 16

Posted on April 16, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in Organizing, Studio Organizing Challenge
Studio Organizing, Week 16

Well, I barely managed to clean up even one small area this past week. It wasn’t even that bad of a mess — my problem is finding the extra time to give it any attention! But I’m so glad I did it. It looks so much better, and is like a breath of fresh air […]

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