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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

It’s that time of year again: Christmas in July. This lovely block is just one of many blocks from a quilt sample at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. It is called Holiday Redwork and the pattern (from the Stitch Connection) is available at the shop. It’s shown in Redwork, but can also be done in appliqué.

Remember, all the month of July (oops I goofed. I was supposed to say) CHRISTMAS fabrics are on sale at 20% off. The Annual Christmas In July PJ Sale will take place Saturday, July 25th from 8 to 10 a.m. If you come into the shop with your pajamas on during those two hours that day, you will receive a special discount. Come in during the first hour and you will also receive a special gift, but only if you have your PJs on! (No pajamas, no discount.)

This is a picture of Maggie’s Shooting Star quilt. It is a Laundry Basket pattern which can be purchased at the shop. When I saw the individual blocks earlier I just couldn’t imagine how it was going to go together and here it is. What a lovely quilt.

I always hesitate to tell you to go to certain sites for patterns when we have such lovely patterns right here in the shop. However, you bag lovers might want to check out this DYI blog. It has lots of bag ideas.
Until next time: Happy Quilting!
Caroll

3 comments:

Jeanne said...

Thank you for the link to all of the bags. That will keep me busy when I have free time. I have that pattern for the stars. Edyta Sitar was our speaker in Shipshewana last year and did a wonderful trunk show and lecture.

Sally said...

?? What is the discount for the first few hours of the Christmas in July Sale? Please provide this information.

West Michigan Quilter said...

Good question, Sally. I'll ask Chris tomorrow and post it. Thanks for asking.

Quilting Teachers at the shop.

Quilting Teachers at the shop.
Chris, Marilyn, Jill, Lee Anne, Sue, Vickie

Quilts For Wheels

Quilts For Wheels
Many thanks and much appreciation goes to the women who work diligently each month to make quilts for those in wheel chairs. Kudos go to: Yvonne, Mary T., Fran, Joan, Mary Ellen, Barb, Lee Ann, Nancy, Mary.

Quilting for Kids With Cancer

Quilting for Kids With Cancer
Generosity has no bounds. Above are the women in the Quilts For Kids group at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. Left to right, Henrietta, Phyllis, Nancy, Carol, Karen. These women donate their time, fabric, money once a month to make quilts for kids who have cancer.