Accuquilt® is holding its Annual Barn Quilt Contest!

Ever had a desire to design or already have quilt blocks you have designed?  Here is your chance to win Accuquilt’s Annual Barn Quilt Contest, the winning design will be blown up to 17 ft. x 17 ft. and will be displayed at their new location along Interstate-80 in Omaha, NE.  Everyone driving by will see [...]

Back from the AQS Quilt Show!

Exhausted but happily returned from the AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines, IA, my bag a bit heavier and my camera full of photos.  I wish that I could share the photos however AQS has a very strict policy about posting pictures of the quilts  So I guess I will just have to encourage 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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

 

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 [...]

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 [...]