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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

ARE YOU READY FOR VALENTINE'S DAY?


I haven’t been just sitting around whistling Dixie.  I’ve been busy making this wall hanging.  I thought it was perfect for February.  The pattern is from Kim Schaefer’s Calendar Quilts.  It was fun to make, especially because I used fabric from my scrap pile.  As I was searching through my scraps, it made me grateful that I hadn’t yet gotten around to organization (yes, it is on my list).  I had dreams of cutting all my scraps into specific sizes and placing them in orderly little stacks in project boxes like I had seen on other blogs.  I visualized taking pictures and showing you how I was organized too.  Well, that ain’t happening!  Because I’m lazy, I was able to find all kinds of red fabrics in the various sizes that the pattern called for.  Let’s face it, it is doubtless I’ll ever get organized, and if I do it will probably just be to gather like-color fabrics into a specific tub, which I admit would be a big help. 

I just looked and hope I get around to making the March wall hanging.  It is darling with flowers and birds.  You can get the pattern at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. 


Don’t Forget:
·       Snow Days at the Attic Window Quilt Shop all during January. Get a free snowman pattern and snowflakes. 

·       Heart of Winter Tour is Feb. 11.  Reserve your place now! 

Here’s another way to use up those scraps.  City House Studio has a tutorial for a scrappy asterisk quilt.  Check it out!
Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

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.