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Sunday, March 27, 2011

MOTHER GOOSE, A SALE, AND OTHER INFO

What did you do this weekend?  Saturday I stopped in at the Attic Window Quilt Shop to look at some fabric (of course) and take some pictures, and I ran into Virginia.  She is having some health challenges right now, but looks great and is still able to get into the shop.  She was looking for backing for the above quilt.  Virginia said that recently she was going through her cedar chest and ran across this old Mother Goose flimsy that she had made years ago.  She’d forgotten all about it and decided that now is the time for completion.

This is a picture of the entire quilt.  If you click on the picture, you will get a close up.  Virginia said that a quilting friend saw this Mother Goose pattern years ago in the newspaper and brought it to her. Isn’t it darling?  Virginia purchased a blue and white small check for the backing, which will be a perfect finish for this lovely quilt.

The second annual Spring Cleaning SALE at the Attic Window Quilt Shop will be this coming weekend, Friday & Saturday, April 1 & 2.  You won’t want to miss it.  Chris always has the best sales.  

Don't forget about upcoming classes this week.  Monday's Skipping Stones class looks interesting.  This is a quick quilt and is a fresh take on an old design.  You have two choices of fabric amounts.  This quilt is suitable for bright, bold fabrics or soft fabrics.  Call the shop for further details and to register. 
Knotty Girls meets Wednesday.  Don’t forget to bring your projects for Show-N-Tell.  I hope to get lots of pictures to share with our readers.

I added a new BOM to the sidebar.  Fiona of Designs by Fee has a nice Flower BOM.  You can find it on her sidebar.

Fairy  Face Designs is a new blog for me.  I love this tutorial for a picture Box Quilt.
Stay Positive!
Caroll   

8 comments:

Me and My Stitches said...

Cute Mother Goose top - you just never know what you might find that you have forgotten about!

Sarah @ FairyFace Designs said...

Thanks for linking to me :-)

Linda said...

Virginia's quilt is very cute!!

Mama Pea said...

Neat quilt. I'd love to see how it turns out after quilting. I would have no idea how to quilt it.

Allie said...

Wow that is cute - is that Ruby Short McKim's designs? LOVE it!

Miss Nancy said...

Love the vintage Mother Goose quilt top. Look forward to seeing it finished. Love the links. You find the best links.

Have a super great sewing day.

em's scrapbag said...

What a fun Mother Goose quilt! I've always wanted to make one.

MB in MI said...

thanks for the comment caroll--stay warm!! :-)

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.