Charm Pack Challenge: Because of the Brave by Moda

July 04, 2015

Happy Independence Day! In honor of the holiday (and the charm pack below), I’d like to introduce a brand new feature on the blog – The PNQS Charm Pack challenge! This ongoing challenge will be a weeeee bit self-serving because I have a weeeee bit of a charm pack addiction. I don’t think it’s catching, …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky: Quick & Easy Dimensional Border with Prairie Points

June 29, 2015

It’s time for another Monday Morning Quilting Quicky! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all!    Today, Marcia will show you how to use Prairie Points to make the stunning dimensional border we used in our fabulous and fun row (and our …

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The PNQS Handy Dandy Wallet-size Fabric Guides

June 24, 2015

It’s happened to all of us!    Picture it… You’re standing in the quilt shop (PNQS, of course), and you see the most amazing fabric collection you’ve ever seen in your life. The colors are perfect, the prints are making you weep with their beauty, and wouldn’t you know it? You just painted your bedroom …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Quick and Easy 3-Dimensional Pin Wheel

June 14, 2015

It’s time for another Monday Morning Quilting Quicky! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all!  Today, Marcia will show you how to make a Quick and Easy 3-Dimensional Pin Wheel – the perfect FAST project to bring a little summer inside. Using …

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Quilting a Memory – Part One

June 11, 2015

I’d been carrying around clothes and ties belonging to my grandfather since he passed away in 2004, meaning to use them for a quilt. When my grandmother (who I counted on living forever) passed in 2013, I cherry-picked a few of her favorite shirts, nighties, and her satin pillowcase (slick so it wouldn’t mess up …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Quick & Easy Dresden Plate

June 01, 2015

Welcome back to our Quilting Quickies! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all! Today, Marcia will show you how to make a Quick & Easy Dresden Plate (really!). It looks complicated, but you’ll be astonished at how FAST and EASY it can …

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The Bernina Newbie: Can I stump the Bernina 380?

May 29, 2015

Let me admit something first off. I’ve got a bit of an ornery streak. (Okay, maybe more than a bit…) I’m that person who heard over and over and over how wonderful Berninas are from a huge number of sewing friends over the years, but I had never sewn on one myself. In fact, I …

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It’s a New Year and we have a New Look!

January 21, 2015

Welcome to our new and improved PNQS Blog site! We are SEW excited about SEW many things! We just completed our annual physical inventory, the shop was closed for 3 days while we counted, cleaned and put up ALL NEW QUILTS around the shop! The entire staff has been busy all fall making new samples …

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Holiday Traditions

December 19, 2014

Holiday Seasons… a wonderful time to reminisce in all that is steeped in tradition. It can also be filled with hustle and bustle, setting expectations a bit too high (ask me how I know this…) rushing to get everything in, getting everything done, then all too soon it is over… you may have not taken a minute …

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I love a good mystery…

November 28, 2014

Several years ago another shop owner introduced me to Bonnie Hunter – a quilter extraordinaire who specializes in scrappy quilts and using up scraps. Her annual mysteries have been going on for several years – last year was the first time I gave it a whirl. It was fun and I worked hard to keep …

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The Reclaimed West | Blog Hop

November 19, 2014

Good morning & welcome to our stop on the Timeless Treasures and Judy & Judel Niemeyer blog hop celebrating their new fabric collection, The Reclaimed West! We are so excited to have been asked to take part in the blog hop and even more excited to be carrying the complete collection in our store, too. Pine …

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We certainly did FALL into Fall….

November 01, 2014

November 1st already…. Fall is flying by, on the way to work this morning Suzie and I heard our first Christmas music on the radio station we listen to on our commute back and forth.  We could not believe it.  While I do not advocate any kind of Christmas music until the day after Thanksgiving, …

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