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Sunday, February 5, 2012

MODERN MONDAY BLOCK QUILT ALONG

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for the Modern Monday Block Quilt Along.  Above is my block for this week.  I was sailing right along putting this block together and thinking that I may just be getting the hang of this piecing thing.  Then as I went to the next step, I realized….ooops!  Well, we won’t talk about that; let’s talk about something else.

 Above is a picture of all the blocks I have done so far.  Now take a look at Lynn's blog and see what she has done for this week then go to Jennifer's blog and see what the pattern is for next week.

NOW FOR THE REALLY IMPORTANT STUFF:  Have you signed up for the Heart of Winter Bus Tour?  There are still some vacancies on the bus.  It takes place Saturday, February 11th and promises to be loads of fun.  I hope you will join us.  I’m going and will be taking lots of pictures.  (Of course, if you don't want me to show you buying fabric because you don't want "certain" people to know what you are doing, just let me know and I'll be discreet.)  There are many reasons to participate in this tour and you can find out more about it by reading a previous post here.   Or call the Attic Window Quilt Shop for further details.
  
Esch House has a nice tutorial to make a Hug Pillow. 
 
Recently someone was wondering what to do with all their left over bits and pieces of threads.  Elisabeth Andree of About Crochet has a great idea for using those left over little rascals.  Check it out.  You’ll love it.

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Allie said...

I love that block - it looks like it's in motion! They sure look great all together!

Mama Pea said...

It's wonderful, Caroll! I agree with Allie....It looks like it's in motion. I love seeing all your blocks together. They look fantastic! They are really piling up!

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.