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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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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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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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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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14
Mar 2017

Tea Towels

Tea Towels

It’s tea time…tea towel time that is! Does the sound of tea towels sound totally dainty to you? Do you imagine a tea party with your best friends? There are so many uses for tea towels and we can give them as gifts, which is our favorite. Here at Merry…

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09
Mar 2017

Challenges, Contests, and Tasks, Oh My!

Challenges, Contests, and Tasks, Oh My!

Isn’t it fun when we challenge ourselves to something worthwhile? What would you say to challenging a friend or group of friends to a creative quilt challenge? There are many on social media (Facebook, for one); however, if you have a group of peers who are quilters, why not start…

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07
Mar 2017

Quilting Inspiration

Quilting Inspiration

Merry Inspirations! Ideas come to us from the most unique places! Some of us get inspired while scrubbing the tub, you know…the water droplets that make a pretty pattern around the drain. The odd-shaped stain in your husband’s shirt, or the pattern of trees in the park as you drive…

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23
Feb 2017

Fat Quarters

Fat Quarters

Fat Quarters, Great Ideas! Fat Quarters…Hmmm…What can we do with 18” x 22” pieces of fabric? Fun things, that’s what! From a headrest for a new sofa, to a colorful, framed gift for your best friend, Fat Quarters create awesome projects! It never fails that when you’re entertaining, you cannot…

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07
Feb 2017

Old Projects

Old Projects

Sharing a Merry Moose Idea Ok…where do you keep It? Do you keep it in a closet, in a bin, under the bed, or in a hope chest? It might be right there laying on your bed, calling out to you, “Pick me today, pick me.” Another great reason to clean…

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01
Feb 2017

Valentine’s Quilt Patterns

Valentine’s Quilt Patterns

Love is in the air! It’s February, and in our house that means it’s time to start switching out my hanging winter quilts for the Valentine’s and spring ones. We just adore these two heart quilts and wanted to share the patterns with you. Which is your favorite?   Sweethearts Quilt…

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30
Jan 2017

Double Gauze

Double Gauze

Double Gauze is a beloved fabric of Merry Moose. It has a graceful appeal. It is unique, with an “open weave” that does not disappoint for warm or cool weather wear. Also known for its usage in the medical field for its healing properties, Gauze has been used for centuries…

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23
Jan 2017

Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing

We hope that you are keeping warm with patches of fun! Paper Piecing, or Foundation Piecing, is the artful technique of machine sewing pieces of fabric right onto paper, muslin or a thinner fabric. This popular method was resurrected in the 1990’s. It became “the in-thing,” again with the quilting…

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13
Jan 2017

Choosing the Right Fabric

Choosing the Right Fabric

Do you have trouble choosing the right fabric for your new quilt project? Do you get stuck trying to figure out color and pattern combinations? Here are a few tips!   Color Start with the main color and look at it on a color wheel. Choose neighboring colors or colors…

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18
Aug 2016

What are YOU working on?

What are YOU working on?

Have you ever been asked that question? I find myself asking that question a lot when people walk into the shop. Yes, it's a way to start a conversation, but, really, quilters are very very creative and I'm inspired by each one of their answers. Picture the excited new grandma,…

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