Quilt Studio and Sewing Room Organization!

My new years resolution has started a bit early this year.  We have been in the process of moving my quilt studio to a larger room in the house!!!!  It is not its ultimate final destination but definitely a major increase in space!   It has been a lot of hard work and have way [...]

Many Thanks & Congratulations!

Congratulation to Polly and Nancy our two winners of a $20 gift certificate from the Friday and Saturday drawings at the Cottonwood Quilt Show!  Thank you to everyone who entered, it was great to meet so many people!

Many thanks to everyone who participated in making this show such a wonderful success!  As a fellow [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!

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 [...]