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It’s a Purple Ribbon!

in Fair Time

Dear Friends, It’s County Fair time in Nebraska!  That means funnel cakes, deep fried anything on a stick, 4-H exhibits and pens full of animals to pet in the livestock barns. This year we had a ‘vested’ interest in the 4-H quilt division.  Ellie, a 14 year old 4-Her, has been attending our open sew times […]

Delilah 5

Hints, Tips and Tricks for Delilah BOM by Jen Kingwell Month #5

in Delilah by Jen Kingwell

Dear Friends, The fabric/template kits are available for month #5 Delilah, North Star.  This month we are thrilled to be back to working with straight seams.   But, you will be making 5 blocks.  Hmm, is it a coincidence that we have 5 blocks for month 5 of  Delilah? The fabric choices for this month’s blocks are quite extraordinary! […]

Edyta Sitar

Edyta is Coming! Update

in Edyta Sitar Laundry Basket Quilts

Dear Friends, We are finalizing our plans for Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts visit next week.   We are busy preparing fabric kits, planning our menu, washing the laundry, scrubbing the floors and making the beds. If you have been trying to decide if you want to come to either the Thursday or Friday workshops we […]

Edyta Sitar

Edyta is coming! Edyta is coming!

in Edyta Sitar Laundry Basket Quilts

Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts will be at the Quilted Moose and Minglewood Lodge July 27-28th.  You can expect those days to be filled with stitching, laughs, quilting tips and inspiration from Edyta’s experience as an expert quilter, instructor and story teller.   We always have a great […]

Delilah #4

Hints, Tips and Tricks for Delilah BOM by Jen Kingwell

in Delilah by Jen Kingwell

Dear Friends, Month 4, Fairhaven,  of the Delilah Block/Template of the Month is now available.  You will be making 3 blocks this month.    And, we are back to sewing curves.  I am trying to ‘enjoy’ the process!  I must admit that I had a couple of moments with my first block!  But, I calmed down and […]

Rally Round the Flag

Business Hours for the July 4th Holiday Observance

in Holiday Business Hours

Dear Friends, It seems like I just returned from Quilt Market in St. Louis a few days ago.  But, it has already been a month since that fun event. Why do our summer months disappear so quickly? The fireflies are filling our night sky and the corn in the field surrounding our house is already knee high. Mr. […]

Delilah BOM #3

Hints, Tips and Tricks for Delilah BOM by Jen Kingwell

in Delilah by Jen Kingwell

Dear Friends, Month 3 of the Delilah Block/Template of the Month is available for your sewing pleasure. You will be making two blocks again this month and the construction is much easier … NO CURVES! I am still adding additional seam allowance fabric to any straight line seam as I am cutting out the pieces […]

Friday "Open Sew" Afternoon

Friday “Open Sew Afternoon”

in Friday Open Sew Afternoon

Dear Friends, Come join the fun!   The Moosettes and I will be hosting “Open Sew Afternoon” every Friday from 1-4p. We ask that you call ahead to reserve your spot, 402.332.4178, so we can have enough spaces set up before you arrive.   We will ask that you reserve your spot with a $5.00 payment.  Then Friday […]

Delilah-2

Delilah Block of the Month #2 by Jen Kingwell

in Delilah by Jen Kingwell

Dear Friends, Block #2 for ‘Delilah’ template of the month/block of the month is now available for your sewing pleasure at the Moose. By the time you finish these two blocks you will be experts at sewing curves; and, doing mitered corners.   It has been awhile since I stitched a mitered corner. But, I found […]