Monthly Archives: July 2011

Apricot Coconut Squares

Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Apricot Coconut Squares

Here’s a sweet treat to pack for a day hike, a picnic lunch, or a sew-in at your quilt guild. The apricot and coconut is a yummy combination, but we think it would be tasty with other flavors of preserves, as well. The recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published as a charitable…

Water balloon volleyball

Employee Luau

It has become a tradition here at Keepsake Quilting to have a summer employee party. Each year we choose a different theme, and come up with related activities and games. This year we had a Hawaiian Luau, and a few of the ladies from the Cutting Room were even creative enough to make ‘grass’ skirts…

1930s house quilt pattern

The Thursday Night Quilters

One night a month, Bonnie and Nancy from Keepsake Quilting get together with some of their quilting friends for a small, informal gathering where they work on their latest projects. There’s always tea, cookies, camaraderie, and great show-and-tell. This month Roberta brought in the 1930’s quilt that’s she’s currently quilting. Her aunt made the appliqued…


From the Hungry Quilter Archive: Jambalaya

Our taste testers, Pam, Karen, Josh, Pat and Katie gave a thumbs-up to this not-too-spicy, quick version of jambalaya. We also made a second version that was a hit, substituting Italian-style chicken sausage, turkey kielbasa, and chicken broth. 

This jambalaya recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published as a charitable fund-raiser in 2001.…