Summertime Sampler Applique

Posted on November 8, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Handstitching, Tutorials
Summertime Sampler Applique

For those of you participating in the Summertime Sampler Block-of-the-Month through Sew Sweet Quilt Shop, along with this month’s block, I’m giving you some of my appliqué hints and tricks, to help you with the appliqué portions of the traditional version of the quilt. If you’d like to learn directly from me in person, I’m […]

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Half-Square Triangles

Posted on October 13, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials
Half-Square Triangles

Let’s talk about Half-Square Triangles for a bit, shall we? (Then be sure and read to the bottom for a special announcement.) There are more methods for making them than you can shake a stick at! And the name seems confusing to me, because the units are not triangles, they’re squares made up of triangles […]

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Making Little Things

Posted on October 3, 2018 by prairiemoonquilts in Inspiration, Tutorials
Making Little Things

I spent some time lately making some little things. Our guild is having a handmade bazaar at this year’s Brunswick Pecan Festival (this weekend in Brunswick, MO), and members are making handmade items to put in the booth so we can raise a little money for the guild. If you’re anywhere in the vicinity of […]

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Scrappy Patches Block Tutorial

Posted on March 2, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials

If you read the post about my Scrap Storage Method, then you know that I have several bins of pre-cut shapes and sizes. If you take into account that I’ve been doing this for years, it stands to reason that some of the bins are getting full, and some of them, the lids will no longer […]

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A Roundup of Valentine Projects

Posted on January 13, 2017 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials
A Roundup of Valentine Projects

Yes, already . . . Valentine’s Day is just 32 days away! I thought I’d give you some links to all my Valentine’s projects/tutorials today, and also throw in a few from other people that I think are too cute. That way, you have plenty of time to whip up your Valentine project without stressing […]

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Rodeo Baby

Posted on April 27, 2015 by prairiemoonquilts in New Patterns, Tutorials
Rodeo Baby

Today my newest tutorial for Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College is out. It’s a free pattern for a baby quilt. I used pieces from Samantha Walker’s new line called “Rodeo Rider”, and made a boy version and a girl version. I used scraps from some of Samantha’s previous lines, and made one block into this […]

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The Three Witches

Posted on July 28, 2014 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials
The Three Witches

If you like Halloween, I hope you love this project! It’s called “The Three Witches”. There’s a story about the three witches. It’s from “Macbeth”, a short play by Shakespeare. You’ve heard of him, right? I’m a Shakespeare fan. And I’ve wanted to make a quilt representing the Three Witches for a long time now. […]

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Rollin’ Along

Posted on February 24, 2014 by prairiemoonquilts in 2014 Finished Projects, Quilts, Tutorials
Rollin’ Along

Today I have a new tutorial up on Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College. It uses the new line, Roundup!, by Samantha Walker for Riley Blake. So many cute prints in lots of colors! My quilt is called Rollin’ Along, since it’s based on the traditional Broken Wheel block. I really had fun making this quilt. […]

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Ashbury Heights Apron

Posted on August 26, 2013 by prairiemoonquilts in Tutorials
Ashbury Heights Apron

Today I have a new apron tutorial posted on Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College. It’s called the Ashbury Heights Apron, because I made it using fabrics from the darling new Ashbury Heights fabric line by Doohikey Designs for Riley Blake. The telephone print is just too cute for words! In the tutorial, while making the […]

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Sasparilla Trails

Posted on July 22, 2013 by prairiemoonquilts in 2012 Finished Projects, New Patterns, Tutorials
Sasparilla Trails

My newest tutorial for Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College is posted today! It’s called “Sasparilla Trails”, and it uses Riley Blake’s new fabric line, “Sasparilla”, by October Afternoon. To view the tutorial, or download the printable version, just click over to Cutting Corners College and get it! Here’s a bonus close-up shot of the quilt: […]

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