Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Wishing you all the best for the coming year! Happy Quilting!

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 [...]

Night Owl Hoot Quilt Pattern now available for download!

Toadally Quilts is so pleased to announce another pattern available as a download!   Come check it out, Night Owl Hoot Quilt Pattern at

Also available from our online store



Boughs of Holly Pattern now available for download!

Toadally Quilts is so pleased to announce that the Boughs of Holly Pattern is now available as a download pattern,  come check it out on


Also available from our online store


Pepper Mint Twist Pattern now available for download!

Toadally Quilts is so pleased to announce that the Pepper Mint Twist Pattern is now available as a download pattern,  come check it out on!

Quilting and/or Sewing Areas – Tips for Organization

When you finally decide it’s time to do a bit of spring cleaning, be it a part of your New Year’s resolution or maybe you’ve just had it with not being able to find anything; it can feel like a daunting task, well that is depending on what condition your quilting space is in now.  [...]

Happy Turkey Day!

We at Toadally Quilts want to wish you all the most happiest of Thanksgivings, we hope you have a wonderful day sharing time with family and friends and enjoying some wonderful food, yum!  Happy Turkey day!

Jumping for Joy with the Tree Frog Hop!

Sneak Peak Time!!   I will be jumping for joy to show you all of the vibrant colors hoping across Tree Frog Hop©!  I pieced the quilt top then used fusible web was used to create the appliqued frogs allowing you to have the look of intricate applique without the hours it would normally take you [...]

Quilts in the Garden fiber art in bloom-Quilt show at Lauritzen Gardens

Quilts in the Garden fiber art in bloom-Quilt show at Lauritzen Gardens is coming soon on November 11-13th.  It’s an amazing quilt show that will feature more than 100 botanically themed quilts by quilters both  local and regional!  Quilts will be displayed among the beautiful mums of  fall Chrysanthemum show so you will get a [...]

AQS Show time in Des Moines, IA!

The 4th Annual AQS (American Quilter’s Society) Quilt Show & Contest in Des Moines, Iowa, September 28 – October 1, 2011.  They have a gigantic Merchant Mall that I am assured by fellow quilters will have the latest quilting supplies, quilts, a true dream shopping mall for any quilter. I along with 50+ fellow guild [...]

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 [...]

Surprise in the mail-Aurifil Thread!

Do you ever still feel like a kid when a package arrives that you have been waiting for?  It feels like Christmas morning ripping that package open!  I did just that when I arrived home to a happy surprise waiting for me.  I was one of the fortunate winners on Talkin’ Tuesdays several weeks ago. [...]

A Night With Ellen Eddy

Last night at the Cottonwood Quilt Guild meeting I had the pleasure of hearing Ellen Eddy speak about the Visual Path.  Her class was full (no surprise) so I was not able to take her quilt class.  Hearing her speak was wonderful!  Seeing her work and the work of the people who took her class I would definitely recommend taking [...]

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 [...]

Soon you will the see the prancing of reindeer feet!

Here is a sneak peek of one one of my upcoming quilt patterns.  It’s name is Reindeer Bright.  Who says that holiday needs to be red and green and white.  I love the way that bright colors pop off of darker backgrounds.  I love to play with color!  Hope you enjoy and I will have [...]

Three new patterns now available!

I am so happy to announce three new patterns to the Toadally Quilts pattern line!

Pepper Mint Twist © is a 75″ x 95″ quilt that would be a perfect Christmas quilt done in the reds and creams as we did or switch it up and make it for any season or decor!

Night Owl Hoot [...]

Pepper Mint Twist©

Almost done writing the Pepper Mint Twist© quilt pattern below! Next will be to finish quilting…almost there!!!! Can’t wait to show pictures as soon as it finished!  It is 75×95, done in red and white with a candy cane stripe in the sashing.




Website building continues! New quilt patterns and categories on the way.

I am so excited to let you all know that as the new site continues to develop I will be adding to the variety of quilt patterns. We will have  more bed quilts, children’s quilts, and wall hangings as well as table runners and table toppers with a line or two of appliqué for tea [...]