Monthly Archives: May 2013

Prairie Roses Grow in Portland

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Today we talked about the Prairie Rose block of the month in Jo Morton’s school house. It was kind of like a really, really, big Mooseketeers. Kind of. There were a lot more people plying Vana though. Click through the pictures. It’s almost like you were there…    

Be Cool, Stay in School

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Today was the first day of market, which of course means school house. While school house isn’t technically part of market, it’s like the music that starts before the football team takes the field. Everybody gets ramped up and ready to go. School house is set up as a bunch of half hour or less […]

The Quilts of Prairie Rose

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It’s time for the ta-da moment. We hope you love them as much as we do. Here goes! And then, because we couldn’t help ourselves after the 100″ square quilt, we designed four more patterns using the Prairie Rose fabrics! Soddy Houses 20″ x 26″ Bringing Home the Butter 46″ x 57″ Prairie Chicken 60″ […]

Why Did the Moose Get On the Plane?

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It mitre something to do with Quilt Market in Portland, of course! We are very excited to show everyone what we’ve been working on these past couple of weeks! Debbie will give details about the Prairie Rose block of the month at Jo Morton’s schoolhouse as well as show some extra goodies. More on that […]

Doni’s Houses

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We at the Moose love show and tell, and we can’t resist showing this one. Some of you may recognize the pattern; these are the houses from Yoko Saito’s mystery quilt featured in Quiltmania last year. Doni is not only doing the houses, but she’s going to enlarge the quilt with three more blocks, a […]

Summer Solstice: Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing Workshop

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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! […]

Extra! Extra!

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So the big quilt is on the long arm, but what’s a group of Mooses to do while it’s quilted? Make more quilts of course! But you’ll have to wait and see what extras we make out of the Jo Morton Prairie Rose fabric.  

Jo’s Little Women Club: May

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Janet’s Blueberry Muffins Mary’s Blueberry Muffins Pam’s Blue Variety Brenda’s Four Square Carole’s Blueberry Muffins Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins, Take One! Sue’s Blueberry Muffins…and Pink Shoes! Connie’s Four Square Carri’s Charm Pack Adventure Carri’s Leftovers Carri’s Blueberry Muffins Nancy’s Blueberry Muffins, Take Two! Last night was our Jo’s Little Women’s Club meeting, and as always, there […]

Another Block Bites the Dust

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We’ve had the fabric for Jo Morton’s new block of the month for two days and we’re two-thirds of the way there!! I tell you, caffeine is a wonderful thing.