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 [...]

Quilt Basting

Quilt basting was one of the topic of Talkin’ Tuesdays a tweetchat group.  The discussion was about how do people baste their quilts, that is for those of us who do not have a longarm machine yet (some day I will have one).  Over all the top two methods were safety pin basting and spray [...]

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 [...]

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!