Tips for Quilting/Sewing Room Organization-Part 4a Organization!

Over time our quilting/sewing rooms tend to magically collect things.  Not everything belongs in the space so now is just the time for a bit of spring cleaning.  Take some time to go through things and remove anything that does not belong in the space and put it back where it belongs.  Did that free [...]

National Sewing Month is September!

Happy National Sewing Month to all of you sewers out there, not just a day but a whole month!  I didn’t realize that September was National Sewing Month, they even have a website dedicated just for that [Link] and their own Facebook page!  They have all sorts contests, downloads, surveys, free projects and links,  It was [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Quilt Show

posted Nov 20, 2010 4:16 PM by Melissa Merriman

The quilt show at the Lauritzen Gardens went wonderful and we had a great turn out on a cool fall day! Who could as for a more perfect pairing than nature inspired quilt amongst all of the fabulous floral displays! The quilts has such a range [...]

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 [...]