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Monday, March 28, 2011

NEW SAMPLER SERIES TO START

The new 2011 Sampler series starts this Saturday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  In a previous post I told you about the tool that is being used for this project.  I blogged about it here.  Above is a picture of the first pieced block that you will make.  I can’t wait to see what the applique block will look like.  As a refresher: participants have the opportunity to make a pieced or an applique block.  Bet you can’t guess which one I chose.  If you haven’t signed up for this series yet, you can do so by calling the shop and registering for one of their many sessions being offered.  

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. 

When I first learned about a new way to make half-square triangles, my biggest concern was how to determine size.  Whip Up is a blog with the answer.   While there, go to the Tutorials and look at the other projects they have to offer.  In addition, in the middle of the blog there is “categories” selection where you can choose what you want to look at.  There are a lot of quilting projects listed.  Check out this fun site.

Stay Positive!
Caroll  

5 comments:

Allie said...

Very pretty - let's see, you chose pieced, right? *snort* I love whipup!

MB in MI said...

also LOVE 'whipup.net'!! your blocks are sweet!

Em said...

How fun!!!!! I love the deep purple!

Miss Nancy said...

Super great block! Looks like spring. Looks like it will be a really bright and fun quilt. Thank you for sharing. Love the links as well.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

Mama Pea said...

I think it would be fun to make BOTH, wouldn't it? I would love to do this. Do you have to some up once a month? Or can you get the patterns sent to you, by chance? :-)

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.