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    Garrison, North Dakota 58540

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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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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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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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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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27
Feb 2017

Minot Prairie Quilt Festival

Minot Prairie Quilt Festival

24th annual Minot Prairie Quilt Festival When: March 24-26, 2017 Where: Grand Hotel, 1505 N. Broadway, Minot, ND Check out Merry Moose at the Minot Prairie Quilt Festival! This will be our third year vending there and there are 13 vendors at that merchant mall. We will be featuring fun…

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22
Feb 2017

Big Sky Quilt Retreat & Show

Big Sky Quilt Retreat & Show

Big Sky Quilt Retreat & Show When: March 8-11, 2017 Where: Shrine Auditorium - 1125 Broadwater Ave., Billings, MT Instructors include: Nancy Eha Monique Kleinhans Rana Heredia Kathy Moorhead Johnson Connie Dilts Nancy Sasse Featured Quilting Artist: Barb Olson Check out Merry Moose at the Quilt Show and Retreat! This…

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20
Feb 2017

What Color Is Your Quilt?

What Color Is Your Quilt?

We’ve all thought about it. How would I console myself if something happened to me, or to my loved ones? Just thinking…If something did happen such as surgery, or a car accident, what would you do? Would you take a vacation to get away from it all, or would you…

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13
Feb 2017

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

“Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” - Franklin P. Jones   February, a very busy month! We’ve already heard from our friend, the groundhog, and tomorrow is Cupid’s turn! Valentine’s Day is the day of love and showing affection for loved ones…

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04
Feb 2017

February Featured Client of the Month

February Featured Client of the Month

We've been featured on 360 Web Designs website as their featured client of the month! Here's what they said about us in their blog post: "Every month, 360 Web Designs features one of our clients for the whole month. We show their website on our home page, and post the…

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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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31
Jan 2017

5 Beautifully Organized Quilt Rooms

5 Beautifully Organized Quilt Rooms

What does your quilt room look like? Is it neatly organized or kind of a mess? We all know how our countless tools, scraps, fabric, thread, patterns, and mats can lead to chaos… We’ve complied photos of 5 beautifully organized quilt rooms, so whether you’re still getting organized or seeking…

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09
Jan 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for Quilters… We Have 2017 All Sewn Up!

New Year’s Resolutions for Quilters… We Have 2017 All Sewn Up!

The thought of making New Year’s resolutions is daunting for some of us, though, we do pledge to remain positive and feel accomplished. Making those resolutions can keep us on the straight and narrow to make sure that our year goes as planned (with some playtime, of course) and to…

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14
Apr 2015

Who wants to be different?

Who wants to be different?

Remember those days when you just wanted to be like everyone else? Certain jeans, certain shoes, even the same hairstyles? I'm beginning to like "different"! Maybe it's just getting older, or maybe it's just being around happy people all the time. The batik in the picture accompanying this is a…

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15
Mar 2015

The Fabulous Company of Quilters

The Fabulous Company of Quilters

Where else but in a quilt shop can such an anonymous group of people get together and in two hours have had the most wonderful time. On Saturday, we kicked off our block of the month for 2015!!! The first group came in on Saturday. And, while you don't HAVE…

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06
Mar 2015

Welcome to The Moose!

Welcome to The Moose!

Wow!  Have the past few weeks been a whirlwind!!!!  While I KNOW I didn't do as much work as some people but getting a website up and ready to run is one of the most fun things I have ever done!!!  Did I say fun?  I meant challenging!!!  No, it…

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