Monthly Archives: August 2016


The Wheels of the Bus Go Round and Round!

in Nine Patch Express 2016 Bus Trip

Dear Friends, The kiddos are returning to school.   Aren’t you nostalgic for a bus ride? Here’s your chance to ride a luxury passenger bus and enjoy the beginning of the fall scenery across Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Minnesota.   With stops along the way at nine of the best quilt shops the area has to offer. […]

Whirling in Circles 1

It’s My Turn for the Splendid Sampler Block

in The Splendid Sampler

Dear Friends, It’s my turn to introduce my block for the Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson’s Splendid Sampler tour.  I love designing!  So when Pat and Jane asked me to participate in their Splendid Sampler I quickly accepted their request. At the time of their request, I had several other design deadlines quickly approaching.  At […]

Thicket

Mooseketeers Update

in Hijinx, Mooseketeers, This just in!, Upcoming Events

Dear Friends, We love it when our UPS driver pulls his big brown truck into the parking lot! And, we absolutely love, love, love the adorable new fabric line he delivered this week. “Thicket” by Gingiber for MODA is a line of black and white geometric shapes along with panels of adorable hand drawn critters. […]

From Louise's Garden quilt

“From Louise’s Garden” Sew Along Setting

in From Louise's Garden Sew Along

Dear  Friends, It is with bittersweet emotions that I compose this last blog for our “From Louise’s Garden” Sew Along.  I hope that you have enjoyed stitching this series as much as I have enjoyed designing each weekly block and the final instructions for the setting design. The Moosettes and I have enjoyed looking at […]