Quilting Events for the Midwest-Spring Market, Quilts shows, etc.

Carpenter’s Square, c. 1895. Artist unknown. From the Quilts, Inc., Corporate Collection.

 

Hello Everyone as many of you know Quilts Market is in Kansas City, Missouri this year, start tomorrow the 18th – 20th and just a few hours from home Whoo Hoo!!!  I am so excited for my first trip to Market!!!  What [...]

Tips for Organization-Part 2, Where to Start

There are several things to consider when you finally plunge yourself into the mode of organization.  Here are a few things that can help you to get started.  Figure out what you want to achieve!  Look at those quilt magazines you have, the editions that show peoples studio can be very helpful.  Almost all of [...]

State Fair Time in Nebraska!

The 142nd annual Nebraska State Fair starts tomorrow, August 26 and run through September 5!   This is the second year the fair is at the Grand Island, NE location since it was relocated from our state capital of Lincoln, NE and it is still as fun as when I was a kid!   This year the [...]

English Paper Piecing Tea Party!

I went to a tea party at a local quilt shop tonight “More Sew for You”.  We had authentic english scones, devonshire cream and jam, and great hot tea with milk.  We then learned about English Paper Piecing watching one of the DVD’s from Sue Daley, a well know English Paper Piecer from Australia,  showing her techniques and [...]

Quilt Basting

Quilt basting was one of the topic of Talkin’ Tuesdays a tweetchat group.  The discussion was about how do people baste their quilts, that is for those of us who do not have a longarm machine yet (some day I will have one).  Over all the top two methods were safety pin basting and spray [...]

New Website!

I am happy to announce we are in the process of switching to a new website! If anything is missing or not functioning please bear with us as we convert everything to the new site. If there are features that are not functioning properly or other glitches you come across please contact us so that [...]

Happy New Year!

posted Jan 8, 2011 8:30 PM by Melissa Merriman

I hope everyone made it through the holiday seasons with out too much stress! You should now be refreshed and geared up for all the projects that were either put on hold or those new projects obtained from those post holiday sales. I know there were [...]

David Taylor

posted Nov 20, 2010 4:30 PM by Melissa Merriman

This Monday I went to a guild meeting and who was our speaker for the evening David Taylor!!!! For those of you who might not know who he is a world renowned quilter. He does the most amazing pictorial quilts, they are positively amazing!!! It was [...]