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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

BABY CARDINAL & SHOP SWAP

Isn’t this little guy precious!  Mama and PaPa Cardinal built a nest in the Bittersweet vine that climbs up the trellis on my front porch.  They are the proud parents of two babies.  I kept a close eye on them and got this shot the very first day that they left the nest.  I was so excited I had to show it to you.  They have flown the coop and I haven’t seen them since.

Have you signed up for the Shop Swap?  The Attic Window Quilt Shop is swapping with Quilted Memories in Montague.  This is how it works:  You register at one of the shops to participate.  The Swap is on June 10 & 11th, 17 & 18th.  You start with a pre-cut quilt at Quilted Memories.  There, you will receive a project kit.  The Small size 54X64 is $65.00,  and the Large size 64X76 is $85.00.  You will have a wonderful lunch, and enjoy the day sewing with others.  Then the next day (It can be anyone of the days above) you go to the Attic Window Quilt Shop to get the rest of your project kit, enjoy lunch, and have a great time sewing all day long!  Call the Shop for further details.     You can see a picture of the quilt here. 

The Zany Quilter has a tutorial on making a mosaic quilt. 
Stay Positive!
Caroll

5 comments:

Lynn said...

I love cardinals. They don't live in my area. I miss seeing them.

Allie said...

Oh that is so sweet! I wonder where they went....

Sue said...

That is such a great photo! I know we have nests all around us of cardinals, but I haven't been able to get a good photo! They do love coming to the feeders though:) This is just so sweet!

Vicky F said...

Hi Caroll,
Cute, cute baby bird. I have never seen a little cardinal before, only after they have fledged and start to follow mom and dad to our feeders.
Vicky F

Mama Pea said...

How fortunate to see that! We have a lot of cardinals, but their nests are far away, and I never see the babies.

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.