Holiday Splendor Quilt & Needlework Show Oct. 12 &13!!

I am happy to announce that Toadally Quilts will among the vendors at this years Holiday Splendor Quilt & Needlework Show sponsored by Prairie Piecemakers Guild!  The show will be Friday, October 12, 2012, 9 am – 8 pm  &  Saturday, October 13, 2012  9 am – 5 pm.

The featured Quilter and Artist will be Pat [...]

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 [...]

Cottonwood Quilters Quilt Show-Quilt Your Way To The Stars

My local guild the Cottonwood Quilt Guild Present Quilt Your Way To The Stars Quilt Show, October 21 & 22, 2011!  The show is located at Bethany Lutheran Church 4200 N. 204 St., Elkhorn, NE [MAP].  Our Featured Quilter is one of our local quilters Suzanne Earnest she is an amazing quilter who will have [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A drive in the country!

In the last week I have had to made several trips to Western Iowa for family things and have had the pleasure of being a passenger and enjoy watching the lovely green rolling hill pass by, seeing all the farms scattered dotting the landscape and glad to not see too much flooding in the area [...]

Quilt of Sunflowers

I thought I would share a picture of one of the quilt patterns that is in the works.  It is a good size as you can see; it is just over 6 ft. x 6 ft. finished.  It will have two boarders not shown in the photo below.  I’m not sure if you can tell [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The 33rd Annual Quilt Show

posted May 25, 2011 5:52 PM by Melissa Merriman

The 33rd Annual Quilt Show-Quilt Safari is less than a month away! For anyone who has not been, it is a great show put on annually by the Omaha Quilters’ Guild. It is being held in the same place as last year. The setup was a [...]

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 [...]

Spring is in the air!

posted May 9, 2011 12:54 AM by Melissa Merriman

Spring is in the air finally, although we may be just skipping spring all together and going straight into summer. The Going Solo© quilt shown above is available on my Patterns page.

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 [...]

Valentine’s Quilt

posted Jan 13, 2011 10:49 PM by Melissa Merriman

Hello all, are you getting ready for Valentine’s Day, check out the Tree of Love Quilt © on the Patterns page.

 

Pepper Mint Twist Quilt©

posted Jan 8, 2011 9:01 PM by Melissa Merriman

Check out the Patterns-2011 page for patterns coming soon. Pepper Mint Twist© is almost ready for it’s Toadally Quilts début! Get a jump start on this coming years projects and take advantage or those Christmas fabric sales at your favorite quilt shop!

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 [...]

Quilts in the Garden

posted Nov 9, 2010 9:18 PM by Melissa Merriman

I am excited to tell all of you about a first ever event I am involved in here at the Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, NE.

Quilts in the Garden Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the visitor and education [...]

Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival

Aug 24, 2010 3:57 PM by Melissa Merriman

Just got back from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival. Given it was my first show I think things went pretty well. Got to meet a lot of wonderful people and made some good contacts! Thank you everyone for that! It’s nice to know that the quilting world [...]