Posts by Rita Meyerhoff

Change is Good!

Change is good even in a crazy quilt. Every time you think you have things figured out and everything is going along just perfect, something happens that alters that view. My favorite quilt shop is closing and now what is the alternative? God closes one window but opens a whole new view! I wasn’t sure…

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How many Blocks in a Crazy Quilt?

I wish there was an easy answer to this question but as usual it depends on a number of factors. I am working on several different crazy quilts at one time right now…go figure! Anyway, I have one crazy quilt (the one with color but neutral backgrounds) which I was only going to do about…

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Crazy Quilt Colors

How in the world do I decide what colors and fabrics to put in my Crazy Quilt? For me the answer is – whatever I love! Usually that means things that are in my stash already (anybody have one of those!??). My favorite color is blue, although that has changed over the years so my…

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Looking for Crazy Quilt Treasures

I went to Phoenix Arizona this week to visit a friend. We had a great time shopping and visiting. Friends of the heart are the best! We frequented antique shops and quilt shops and everything in between! I found a number of treasures that would work for my crazy quilt. Sometimes it is not that obvious…

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Getting Started on a Crazy Quilt Block

How do I approach creating a crazy quilt block? Deciding how your block is going to look ahead of time is kind of tricky! Some of it is fairly straight forward, e.g., you need to decide the color palette, the overall look of the block, and the general style of the quilt you are planning…

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Crazy Quilt Sisters

My favorite class to teach is my hand crazy quilt sisters’ class.  It’s a group of ladies that get together once a month to learn new techniques for crazy quilting.  The group is small but amazing!  We talk and share and laugh and enjoy just a few short hours together each month.  We always have…

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Heaven’s Quilts Updated Website

Thank you so much for visiting Heaven’s Quilts today. We have been gradually updating our website and have added this Blog where we look forward to telling you about our latest products under development, what’s new in our store, or just sharing with you some cool new ideas on how to create that special quilt project.  As…

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