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More of Grandpa’s Treasures

After going back to my Grandpa’s house a couple more times, I have no more guilt (see  http://moosequilts.blogspot.com/2013/09/family-heirlooms.html) about keeping the quilts that I have. There were more than enough quilts to go around. I found enough that each of my children have a quilt and then found one more. I gave it to my…

Fun Mail Day – Soap!

Not too long ago, I received a fun package in the mail. It contained soap!   I recently came back into contact with an old friend of mine. She is raising her family of seven children on the other side of the country making soap! Her soap is absolutely gorgeous! One of the soaps she…

New Modern Quilt Guild

This Saturday will be the inagural meeting of a new modern quilt guild in south Utah County!  Saturday, September 14th  10:30 am Gracie Lou’s Quilt Shoppe 446 N State Road, Salem, Utah   Bring show and tell and ideas for the guild. See you there!   Share

Family Heirlooms

Two quilts, family heirlooms, recently came into my possession. For some reason, I have mixed feelings about inheriting them.   My father and his siblings were going through their father’s affects. My dad brought me these quilts. The first quilt was one I made my grandpa for his 90th birthday. All of the aunts, uncles, cousins,…

Auction Quilt

I don’t often make auction or raffle quilts. I made an exception recently. My cousin is doing a fundraiser. I donated a quilt. I wanted to try to make something people would be more likely to bid on. I’m not sure it worked or not. When talking to his wife, she thought it would be…

Sewing for a Cause

  Next weekend a friend of mine, Ella, is having a sew-a-thon to make quilts to sell at an auction. The money is to help a historic church (whose claim to fame is being on the movie Foot Loose) get new windows. More information about the church and sew-a-thon is here:   https://www.facebook.com/#!/Footloosechurch Ella has some…

Quilting with Kids

I was happy to get an email the other day from one of you with this picture.   It is a quilt made by an 11 year old. This is her first quilt! Isn’t it fabulous!   The pattern is called Square Dance from Simply Charming Kids: http://www.moosequilts.com/shop/kids.html     It is called Simply Charming…