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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Quilt Safari Quilt Show: Very fun!

This last weekend was The 33rd Annual Quilt Show-Quilt Safari* at the LaVista Conference Center here in Omaha, NE. I was glad to get a chance to attend the show and meet some great people and see some beautiful quilts.

This year’s theme was Quilt Safari, I thought there would have been more animal related quilts [...]

Set Back

posted May 9, 2011 1:22 AM by Melissa Merriman

I have had a minor setback with getting out some of the new quilts that were in the works. I broke the ball of my right shoulder and have been one handed for quite a while which you all know makes it a bit difficult to [...]

Tops Finished!

posted May 9, 2011 12:15 AM by Melissa Merriman

I will have a lot of quilting to do as soon as my shoulder mends. I have four tops ready for quilting!

The Pepper Mint Twist © quilt top is finished.

As well as my Owl quilt top show below-quilt name still in the [...]