Monday, February 13, 2023

Upcoming Events Enrollment Open

I was asked for a list of upcoming events - please note some of these will be updated in the coming days and weeks.  On this blog there is a tab for events and program topics.  I try to keep that spot updated!

I do have some openings in 2023 and 2024 - some of the events below are open for enrollment


February 12 - Kindred Spirits Guild - HEARTS - Guild Members

March 2 - Zoom "Charm Quilts" Minnesota Quilters Guest Fee $10

                  Sign up on their website - Will NOT be recorded    

March 4 - In Person "Charm Quilts" Minnesota Quilters Guest Fee $10

                  Sign up on their Website                        

March 4 - In Person "Fabrics Study" with Charm Quilts - In Person 

                  Sign up on their website $45/$55 

                 Minnesota Quilters website:

April 5 - Virtual Event - San Francisco School of Needlework and Design

                Exploring 18th century Embroidered Sewing Rolls

                Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

                10:00 AM - 11:45 AM PT

                Zoom program with Dawn Cook Ronningen - Will not be recorded

                Author of "Antique Sewing Rolls, Needle Rolls and Huswifs"

                Details on their website


                Click HERE for details


April 29 - Saturday - In Person - San Francisco School of Needlework and Design

               Details to follow soon!

June 2/3 Penn Dry Goods Market and Lecture Series

        2023 Link HERE NOTE:  Still being updated!


June 9 /10 Saint Cloud MN Quilt Show

                In Person Event - "Antique Medallion Quilts" Study Center and Bed Turning

                Details to follow - tickets now available - in person - no recording 

                Link to Show Site HERE

July - Zoom - Embroidered sewing rolls - NW Sampler Guild 


September 29/30 UK - Private Event

November - Special Event - The Attic - Mesa AZ Stay Tuned for Details

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Charm Quilt Zoom Program

Charm Quilt ZOOM Program

Sign Ups are open

Charm Quilts 1870-2020

Collection of Dawn Cook Ronningen

Sponsored By The Minnesota Quilt Project/Minnesota Quilters

A portion of the proceeds go to The American Quilt Study Group

Thursday, 7pm Central Time - March 2 - ZOOM - Will NOT be recorded Non-members $10

Use this link:  Scroll Down to the March Meeting to Sign up

Saturday, 10am Central Time, March 4 - In Person Recovery Church
(Not recommended for Zoom/Hybrid Tech Attendance)
$10 for guests

Saturday Afternoon March 4
In the Saturday afternoon workshop, “Charm Quilts - a Library of Fabrics”, Dawn will lead a study of the fabrics found in her charm quilts. Registration will be required.
 Fee of $45 for MQ members and $55 for non-members.  
Photographs will not be allowed - Bring a pencil and paper.
A supply list will be provided with workshop enrollment.

Hope to see you there!

Happy Stitching,



Friday, January 20, 2023

New Book Sewing Rolls Needle Rolls and Huswifs - Now Shipping

Front Cover

We are so excited to announce our new book is now shipping!
Hot off the presses - it arrived 12 hours before I stepped on a plane for a symposium.
The copies I was able to carry sold in seconds.
Since I've been home - I'm filling wholesale and retail orders.
My support team is helping Saturday - just had to provide dinner!
It's going to be a fun day.

The book is 235 pages
Filled with history, vivid high resolution photography
detailed descriptions from a diverse collection dating back to the 18th century

Sample Interior Page - Gorgeous Antiques
Examples include basic to rare one of a kind - not just from the USA

Table of Contents
Examples date from c.1780-c.1900

Index - for help looking up topics

Back Cover - sturdy packaging for mailing


This book will not be sold through distributors or Amazon.
We chose to print with a local union shop.
(Union Certified - Livable Wage) 
We are selling wholesale to small businesses in the USA.
Inquires Welcome!
International Postage is available - Private message or email us.
Please be patient - International Orders take time to complete customs forms.

Link to our Etsy Shop:  HERE
There is a short video in the listing where I flip through the pages to give you an idea of the interior.

Please let me know if you have any questions!