December 27th 2018
It has been awhile since I have sent out a Newsletter and some of you have asked if I had lost your email address…No, I still have each of you on my list. I just have not kept current in 2018 with sending out Newsletters due to some “old age issues”…but 4 surgeries later I […]
January 2nd 2018
I am often asked if I pre-wash my fabrics before piecing with them….my answer always is…N-O, no. First of all, I do not have time to pre-wash. Second of all, I LOVE the way a quilt looks AFTER IT IS QUILTED and then WASHED…but note: I always throw a color catcher in the washer with […]
December 21st 2017
I would like to introduce the “Pride and Joy” (BOM) block of the month by Kim Diehl starting Jan. 2018 here at Ma’s. I am in the process of piecing the shop sample and I am having such a good time! I would like to share with you, the progress. I hope you will sign […]
December 12th 2017
14 yrs of being a Rip…per has worked best for me, and I refuse to apologize for my actions, when it comes to ripping wide backings that is!
December 4th 2017
Use it up, make do, wear it out or do without…Just repeating the words makes me want to piece a scrappy quilt. How about you?
November 25th 2017
I truly thought I could never be stumped on how to wash a quilt…until I purchased a new front load washing machine! If you still have a top load machine, read this: https://www.facebook.com/notes/mas-gota-notion/how-to-wash-a-quilt/546963508692311/. But…should you find yourself in this situation and now have 11 settings to choose from…YIKES…to wash a quilt in… Well, I HAD […]
November 20th 2017
There are many choices when it comes to batting, but I am only going to discuss my favorites and why I only carry these two at my shop.
November 17th 2017
You’ve got your top finely finished…now it is time to get it quilted!