As Usual, No Fanfare

Posted on October 11, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Give-Aways, Studio News

Back in June, it was the 10th anniversary of the start of my blog! I let it slip by without noticing. I woke up in the middle of the night last night, thinking about longarm quilting (am I the ONLY one who does that?), and suddenly realized I’ve been at it for over 10 years! […]

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Arrow Rock Quilt Camp 2020

Posted on September 26, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, Quilts, Studio News, Travels
Arrow Rock Quilt Camp 2020

Next year, May 4-8, 2020, I will once again be teaching at the Arrow Rock Quilt Camp in the historic village of Arrow Rock, Missouri. This will be my eighth year to teach at Camp — really? Time just flies! It’s always one of the highlights of my year. The little village is so quiet […]

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There’s a Shark in my Sewing Room!

Posted on April 5, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Miscellaneous, Studio News

Last Wednesday, my iron died. Yesterday, I bought a new one exactly like it. It’s a Shark . . . the most inexpensive model they make . . . and I love it. Yes, the old one died on me, but guess what? So has every other iron I’ve ever purchased, no matter how much […]

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News From the Studio, Episode 1706

Posted on February 20, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News
News From the Studio, Episode 1706

This year, on Sunday afternoons, I’ve been trying to devote some time to “selfish sewing”. I seriously need to move some of my own projects along, so I’ve set aside a little bit of dedicated time to work on them each week. In my efforts to purge and clean, I noticed that my orphan block […]

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News From the Studio, Episode 1698

Posted on February 4, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News
News From the Studio, Episode 1698

I would like to announce right here at the beginning of this post, that I have not purchased a single piece of fabric so far this year . . . yet. Part of my success so far is that I’m not much of an online shopper, and I haven’t really gone anywhere because of the […]

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Flying Geese and a Correction

Posted on January 18, 2019 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilt-Alongs & Bees, Studio News, Summertime Sampler
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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This Week

Posted on March 22, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Quilts, Studio News, What's New
This Week

We’re past Hump Day already, and I don’t feel like I’ve done one single productive thing yet this week. Fortunately, I was at my guild’s spring retreat last weekend at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s fabulous retreat center, where I did move a few projects forward with some uninterrupted sewing time. We got to watch the […]

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News From the Studio, Episode 1645

Posted on March 3, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News
News From the Studio, Episode 1645

Popping in today with some links for you, and a few updates on what’s been going on around here! I’ve only completed three small (easy) projects this year. I need to up my game. My year has gotten off to a rough start! One of those three things was this Crochet Spa Washcloth that I […]

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Slowing Down

Posted on January 9, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News
Slowing Down

My Grandma used to always tell me: “If you don’t slow down when you need to, life will slow you down.” Are Grandmas ever wrong? I think not! I must have really needed to slow down, because so far, I’ve been forced to take this entire year a lot slower! I always try to be […]

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It’s Starting Friday!

Posted on September 26, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Studio News, What's New
It’s Starting Friday!

Quilters, The Musical is starting this Friday at the Maples Repertory Theater in Macon, Missouri! This coming Saturday, Jenny Doan, of Missouri Star Quilt Company, will be there giving two trunk shows. I’ll be there the weekend after, on October 7th, to teach a workshop and present a trunk show. Even tho the workshop is […]

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