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26
Jul 2017

I Love Fabric Days

I Love Fabric Days

I Love Fabric Days on August 17-19 is a chance to share all the things we love about fabric and quilting. It's an opportunity for us all to learn more about the fabric industry and  how cloth is made.   For example, did you know that all cotton has to be…

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18
Jul 2017

I Love Fabric

I Love Fabric

We all love fabric and we all love it to different degrees, at different times. Sometimes we just need to hit the fabric shop for a quick "smell" of the fabric, yes, I said smell. At other times, we may need just a bit more of a fix-like going into…

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22
Jun 2017

Row by Row is a Go!

Row by Row is a Go!

Whew! We have survived the first day of the 2017 Row by Row Experience!  We had visitors from as far away as Texas and Wyoming on our first day!  How did YOU experience it?   I hope you were out visiting your favorite local quilt shop or maybe you're making a…

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29
May 2017

Memorial Day, We Shall Not Forget

Memorial Day, We Shall Not Forget

Memorial Day is a time to reflect, remember, and count our blessings. So many of our servicemen and women have given their lives so that we could be here enjoying ours today. When you see a serviceman or woman, be sure to say, “Thank you,” reaching out to those who…

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19
May 2017

Quilt Patterns for Scrap Lovers

Quilt Patterns for Scrap Lovers

We all have them...scraps, and more scraps, and even more scraps. Instead of letting those scrap piles grow bigger, let's use them to make a new project. There are lots of quilt projects you can make with all those lingering scraps. If you're looking for inspiration, you will find tons…

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14
May 2017

Dear Mother

Dear Mother

She’s the one who taught you how to beautifully quilt Standing on morals, you were proudly built. She’s been there for you through right and through wrong, She gave you a voice; you are her song. She was your very first, and most cherished friend And for yourself she taught…

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09
May 2017

Keeping Your Quilt Safe

Keeping Your Quilt Safe

Congratulations, you’re done! You have that feeling of accomplishment, and you love what you have created! The quilt for your sister’s baby shower is pink, petite, and one of your best works of art. Since she lives in a small apartment with no storage space, she has asked you to…

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05
May 2017

Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo!

Hola (Spanish for hello)! Cinco de Mayo is that time of year when I am encouraged to increase my Spanish-speaking vocabulary, such as: chipotle, guacamole and taco. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5, to commemorate the Mexican Army and their General, Ignacio Zaragoza, for their improbable…

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03
May 2017

Quilts.com

Quilts.com

We, at Merry Moose, are excited to introduce you to Quilts.com – a site where you can access a wealth of information, including: tradeshows, festivals, presenters, products, photo galleries, new patterns, and more… Each year, Quilt Market welcomes new members and exhibitors who meet specific standards. For this year –…

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26
Apr 2017

Life Has Its Ups and Downs

Life Has Its Ups and Downs

Hello from Merry Moose! We so enjoy announcing fun days such as National Zipper Day! We know that what must go up is a good Sale! Our Fifth Saturday Sale will soon be upon us! On April 29th…to be exact, everything in-store will be a Springtime 20% off. In addition,…

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25
Apr 2017

New April Specials

New April Specials

We hope you are all enjoying this Spring season so far! We have some fun new items for sale at the Moose. Gabbie Blue "Gabbie Blue is an aqua blue with a flower outline in a little bit darker blue.  Has almost a retro look to it!" Get it here. Little…

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24
Apr 2017

Row by Row 2016 Showcase

Row by Row 2016 Showcase

With the Row by Row Experience coming up, we want to share our row from last year. The theme was Home Sweet Home. Check it out: Here's our license plate from last year as well: We can't wait to share our row pattern with you this year and see what everyone's quilts…

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21
Apr 2017

Row by Row Experience

Row by Row Experience

We would like to announce our participation in the Row by Row Experience this year! We are very excited to see how all of your quilts come together. What is the Row by Row Experience? Each year there is a theme. Last year was Home Sweet Home, thus the Moose…

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14
Apr 2017

Batik Fabric

Batik Fabric

Batik fabric decorating is a tradition originating in Java, Indonesia. This type of design has been in existence for centuries, resulting in the creation of beautiful fabrics. Batiks, which are hand-printed textiles, (often production fabrics), goes through a resist process for creating designs on fabric. Many options for dye and…

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10
Apr 2017

Quilting is Picking Up

Quilting is Picking Up

The Merry Moose has spring fever! Open the windows and let the sunshine in, girls! It’s time for a little cleaning up in our Quilter’s Quarters! Before we put the pedal-to-the-metal on our machines, let’s look around and think - Spring Cleaning! While it may take some time, just think…

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08
Apr 2017

Sew Versus Grow

Sew Versus Grow

It sure is nice outside, we think. I have some plants in the backyard that desperately need tending to, and those trees won’t prune themselves. While one hand is in a glove set for gardening; the other is on the sewing machine. It’s not a tough choice. Batting versus bulbs:…

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07
Apr 2017

Quarantined for Quilting

Quarantined for Quilting

We, at Merry Moose, welcome you back!  It’s fun to catch you up on what’s been going on! Can you believe that it’s spring already? We’re having a hard time grasping that, as well. We’re ready, though, for some new, fun projects, and invite you to visit Merry Moose for…

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27
Mar 2017

Thread Art

Thread Art

In the quilting world, thread is one of the most necessary and used items. Thread can be used for piecing fabric together, sketching thread drawings over your finished project, embroidering, sewing on small items like buttons and closures, and for making thread art. We have an employee at the Moose…

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24
Mar 2017

Superior Threads

Superior Threads

One of the essential parts of making a quilt is choosing what thread to use. We all love thread. Our favorite at the Moose is Superior Thread,  it is low lint and low fuzz!  It stitches beautifully and the variegated ones are great for quilting your own projects at home.…

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20
Mar 2017

County and State Fair Entry

County and State Fair Entry

Ready, set, summer! It will be here before we know it! Have you ever dreamed of or thought of entering your quilt in the County or State Fair? Have you ever imagined your project on The Wall, or in The Showcase? To be ready on time to enter your masterpiece,…

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