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Christmas Baking

First off, I am soooooo glad that quilting requires no cooking experience! I know lots of quilters are also good cooks. I am not one of those quilters. At Christmas I always feel inclined to try baking. This year I tried: Caramels. First batch (licorice caramels) were a little too hard, good flavor though. It…

Crazy Star Patch Runner Tutorial

Merry Christmas! I wrote up this tutorial for a fun star runner table runner. Flag Day Farms by Minick and Simpson is one of my all time favorite fabric lines so I had to make my runner with it. It would make fun Christmas or Winter Stars as well. It is similar to other off…

Moda Mail

One of my favorite things to see on my doorstep is a brown cardboard box with a return address that says United Notions & Fabrics. Today I got 3 sets of charm packs. Attitude Girls by Mary Engelbreit Eden by Lila Tueller and Spring Fever by Me and My Sister. I am getting spring fever…

New Adventures

Moose on the Porch Quilts will soon be entering new territory. Until now, I have only published pattern books, but soon I will also be offering single patterns. This has come about in collaboration with Northcott Fabrics. My first pattern, Sweet Baby Kate, is designed using their fabric collection called Little Darlings Flannel by Ro…

Computer Themed Quilt

I found some fun computer fabric online and made this version of “Five and Dime” from Simply Charming Fun. I substituted the four patch with a plain block to make room for the large print fabric (that shows animals on the internet). This quilt was inspired by Kim Komando. She has a computer talk show…

Happy Halloween

Things have been happening lately — got my quilt machine fixed and had a baby. What’s new with you? Today I finally escaped into my sewing room. It has been 10 days, but who’s counting? Last week my kids said they wanted Halloween pillowcases. Monday I made a quick trip to the quilt shop and…

Gobble Gobble Challenge Done! (Mostly)

Got my wall hanging done for Pat Sloan’s Pumpkin Challenge with the Moda Bakeshop using Moda’s Gobble Gobble fabric by Sandy Gervais. I used two charm packs and some yardage for the borders. I really liked the way it turned out except that it isn’t quilted. I have the perfect quilt design for this quilt,…