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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

MAKE IT AND TAKE IT STUDENT WORK

We had a Make It And Take It yesterday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and the reverse appliqué technique was taught. Sharon has her piece all ready to sew. The students said (promised) they would bring back their finished project the last Tuesday in April so we could view the finished items and ask questions. REMEMBER your commitment gals, you promised. Besides, blog readers want to see them too!

After they chose their fabrics and made design decisions, the women got down to work.

You have to really think before you cut when doing reverse applique. Otherwise, you may be doing regular applique rather than reverse applique. Fortunately, these students didn't have that problem. Great students who followed directions!

The class was only two hours long so they got right down to work.

I'm looking forward to seeing their finished projects. Some women chose from various large flower designs. One student drew her own design. I can't wait to see her butterfly. Next post I'll show you a picture of the upcoming Make It and Take IT project scheduled for next week. This project is sure to make you think of those summer days ahead.
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Caron Mosey has a darling BOM on her site. Check it out.


Until next time,
Caroll

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Allie said...

How neat! Oh I'm looking forward to visiting your shop!

Miss Nancy said...

What a great class. I look forward to seeing the finished pieces. Looks like fun to me. Loved your link to Caron. Great BOM. Thanks for sharing.
Have a super great day. I think spring is coming.

Micki said...

Looked like a great time!
Thanks for sharing!
Micki

Marty Haynes said...

I just found your blog this morning and would love to have the redwork patterns from the first 3 months of the year. How can I get them?

West Michigan Quilter said...

Marty Haynes if you will send me your e-mail address I would be glad to send them to you. My e-mail is on the sidebar (down toward the bottom).

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.