Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

Christmas RAPPing – Book Review

This is a book that all quilters who love Christmas and making the special decorations that we love and cherish through the years and are passed down through generations who will treasure them. The book has 96 pages filled with colour, lovely designs, and all the directions needed. It starts with General Sewing and Quilting …

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Quilt Sale Correction!

Our apologies! We experienced a glitch when posting Quilts for Sale‘s  sale pages. Only one page showed up and there are 3 pages of quilt bargains for this yearly sale. So, be sure to click here and view them all, including the 2 pages you missed! You may just find that special quilt you have been thinking …

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Quilt Sale!

  To view the Sale Bargains – Click here!   Sale ends at midnight EST, November 30th.   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Need a Quick Project for Halloween?

A Simply Plaid Halloween by Maria of Maria Michaels Designs Both versions of this wall hanging are made from the same pattern. The first was made in plaids because I was commissioned to create patterns using plaid fabrics. This is one of those I designed. Later, I recreated it as an Island Batik Ambassador, using …

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Project Linus

In an earlier post, I mentioned having been asked to make some quilts for Project Linus from fabric pieces and scraps that had been donated. That was over a year ago and although I completed some before the end of 2017, other deadlines prevented me from continuing. I finally got back to  it again last …

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For Sale – Janome Free Motion Frame Quilting Set for 1600P

For Sale: This Janome package has been opened but never used. I bought it to use with an adapter on my Bernina Virtuosa sewing machine, then decided to add a Janome sewing machine to my collection. However, this set doesn’t work with my Janome MC 9400. It was made for those Janomes which have 7mm wide …

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P.S. To Donation Request

Originally, Shopper’s Drug Mart of Barrie, ON, Canada requested the donation of a bed-sized quilt to be raffled to raise money for their annual fundraiser for their local Women and Children’s Shelter. However, they now realize that quilts of all sizes would be a big help to their raffle as well. So, if you have …

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This particular Shopper’s Drug Mart of Barrie, ON, Canada is requesting the donation of a bed-sized quilt (preferably a Queen size) to be raffled off. The money raised will be donated to a local Women and Children’s Shelter. The fund raiser is an annual event and a donation will be deeply appreciated. If you have …

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And the Winner Is . . .

I numbered entries, then used the Random Number Generator to choose the lucky winner of Quilters’ Cutting Guide shown above. And the lucky winner is Joan Glasgow! Congratulations, Joan! I know you are going to be very happy with this book and  Deborah’s cutting method! To claim your book, email me at info at mariamichaels designs.com by …

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Win A Free Book!

WIN THIS BOOK! How to Win! Read the Review on it which I blogged about a few months ago. Visit Deborah Rubles’ Quilters’ Cutting Guide website. Comment here on which 2 of her videos you liked best and why. Give me your reason for hoping to win this special, helpful book. Winner Will Be Announced:  Friday …

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