More Traveling Quilt Goodness…

Stitchery Dickery Dock / Circle 7 Traveling Quilts

Check out this post to see a couple of awesome traveling quilts by Circle 7 Bee.  We really need to make our traveling quilt bee happen.  This looks like so much fun!

Here’s another they are working on:  😀

This group does some amazing work!!  Love it.

Just a little inspiration for your day.




MQG / Michael Miller Challenge

I just received notice that the Modern Quilt Guild has a new fabric challenge.  It appears they are pairing with Michael Miller Fabrics.  Below are the details from a recent email I’ve received.  The prizes on this one is pretty awesome.

Please let me know as soon as possible if you would like to participate.  The challenge runs from March to June and we need to turn in a count by February 28th.  You may leave a comment on this post or you may email me at

Are you ready?

It’s time for another fabric challenge!

We are so excited to announce Michael Miller Fabrics as our sponsor of the 4th annual MQG members fabric challenge.

The fabric we will be using is a brand new collection called Petal Pinwheels. A fun graphic collection that will cut up so well.


  • The challenge runs from March 2014-June 23, 2014.
  • Winners announced July 8, 2014.
  • Members may make anything they want as long as it is quilted!
  • Add in any solid or Michael Miller printed fabric.
  • You do not need to use all the fabrics given to you.
  • Upload and share your photos to the Fabric Challenge Forum on the Community site here.
  • MQGs can create guild specific challenges, as long as the other guidelines are upheld.
  • Don’t forget to use the #mqgfabricchallenge on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Fabric sign ups end Feb 28th, 2014.
  • Individual members and Guild Leaders please sign up here.
  • If you belong to a guild you DO NOT need to fill out the form your guild leaders will do that for you.

A note from Michael Miller:

This year we will pick 3 winners. Each one will receive a posting on our blog and “A year of Free Fabric”.  Every month for a year we will send you a “Goody Box”  filled with fabric from our newest collections.

Okay read that one again. A whole year of fabric! How fantastic is that!


Sew Nela Retreat – a quilting and sewing retreat…


Friday, March 28, 2014   3:00 pm
Sunday, March 30, 2014  11:00 am

Jimmie Davis State Park
1209 State Park Road
Chatham, LA 71226


We’re getting together for a fun, relaxing weekend of sewing, quilting and laughing. Sew time will be unstructured, so bring your favorite project(s) and join us.

$90 covers weekend lodging and meals (2 dinner, 2 breakfast and 1 lunch).

What you need to bring: Sewing machine, fabrics, sewing tools, etc. Your favorite drinks and snacks. If you do not have a table for your sewing machine, let us know.  We may have an extra.

Spaces are limited. Reserve your spot today.

Ramona Putnam