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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

EQ EXPERT SPEAKS AT WMQG

The West Michigan Quilter’s Guild held its regular meeting tonight. Nationally known teacher Barb Vlack spoke on using EQ. Her message was extremely interesting and I wanted to share some of her quilts. She designs all of her quilts in EQ. The above quilt she calls her anniversary quilt. The picture is not that great, but I did want to show this to you, as the quilt is truly beautiful.

This next one is of her houses. Each house has a specific purpose and has a specific name.

This one is lovely with all those soft 30's fabrics.


This one is truly awesome as it is only 12 inches square. Can you imagine working with those tiny pieces?

Vlack did not make this quilt. It is made of blocks from members of the guild. You may remember a few months ago when I posted a picture of the challenge blocks. Those blocks make up this a beautiful quilt.

This quilt is a gift to the outgoing president. She said these are her favorite colors. I am sure she will enjoy this quilt given to her in love for all the work she has done over the past two years.
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Don’t forget about the Annual Turkey Sale at the Attic Window Quilt Shop on November 27th and 28th. On Friday the hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday the shop is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Start your Christmas shopping at the quilt shop and get from 20 to 50% off.
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Popcorn Day is Saturday, Nov. 28th. Stop in and sit down and make a special bag to give as a gift. Special discounts and popcorn will also be available that day.

bdieges designs has a nice autumn block for you this month. The oak leaves and acorns are perfect for this time of the year. Check it out.

Happy Thanksgiving,
Caroll

5 comments:

Miss Nancy said...

Absolutely stunning quilts and the lecture was good as well. How great is that? Have a great day.

Allie said...

Those quilts are truly beautiful! I can't believe that one is 12" square, yipes!

Mary Lou Weidman said...

My goodness, talk about inspiration!! Color, design and uniqueness! Thank you for sharing these fabulous quilts! You made my month!!

Micki said...

I loved all of the quilts, but the house quilt and the miniature paper pieced quils are just fabulous!
Micki

Marydon Ford said...

I am in total awe every time you ladies post these quilt show creations.

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We are having a huge GIVEAWAY ending Dec. lst.
Hugs, Marydon

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.