Monthly Archives: December 2013


Jo’s Little Women Grow Prairie Buds

in Quilt News, Upcoming Events

I’m sure many of you know that we have entirely too much fun at the Moose and with our Jo’s Little Women’s Club members in particular.To keep the good times rolling and the party going for all involved, we’ve figured out what our bonus project for our Jo’s Little Women’s Club members will be; we’re […]

Summer Solstice: Another Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing Workshop

in Quilt News, Upcoming Events

Connie Lange teaches Judy Niemeyer’s paper piecing method in our newest workshop. Summer Solstice is a Judy Niemeyer pattern in which you learn how to put together a lone star center and Judy’s signature skinny points. For those of you that have been asking about paper piecing, this is a great way to dive in! The class […]

Joyful Noises

in Hijinx

Last night was our annual Moosette-Holiday-Get-Together, or bi-annual since we got snowed out last year. Anyway! After reading the posts from the Moda blog’s 12 Days of Joy, we asked the Moosettes to do the same thing; write about joy. Brace yourselves, there was wine with our cookies, so we may get sappy. Debbie: My […]

12 Days of Joy

in Quilt News

For the past couple of weeks, Moda featured a designer or a person from the office or an editor for a quilt magazine in their blog. Each person was given the simple prompt; write about joy. Because it’s that time of year, click on over to read their stories. The joy of quilting, the joy […]

Gather Around, Edyta Style

in Quilt News

The last time we did Gather Around as a block of the month, we were very hush hush about the whole deal. It was going in a book! We couldn’t announce what we were doing, that would spoil the surprise! However, this time is different. We can talk about it. So we will. Gather Around […]

Prairie Rose Diagram Correction

in Pattern Corrections

The line drawing for the assembly of the grand block of Prairie Rose was incorrect; the bottom section was rotated with the star points facing outward. All of your star points should be facing inward. Below is a link to a pdf of the correct diagram. Please print and use as a reference when assembling your […]

Dash Away All Correction

in Pattern Corrections

In the Dash Away All pattern from the book Baskets, Birds and Boughs, there are corrections for the pieced border. Page 65 Inner and Outer Borders Cutting Instructions In the right hand column under the heading Inner and Outer Borders Cutting Instructions the second and third bullets should read: Inner border From the inner border light and cornerstone […]

Dovetails

in This just in!

Jo Morton is stretching her wings and branching out into BATIKS!!! Unexpected. But fun. Jo took some of her favorite patterns, blew up the scale, then had them batiked, not printed, to create two lines of  batiks. Dovetails is a fun group full of good neutrals like creams and earthy browns and touches of green. For […]

Hope Chest

in This just in!

The next line from the wonderful Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts is here and it is gorgeous. You might recognize the fabrics from the cover quilt of the Quiltmania September/October 2013 No 97. We still have copies of that magazine as well as the fun patterns Edyta designed with the Hope Chest fabrics. Now if […]