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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

QUICK...IS THIS A MISTAKE?

I swear to you I was not drinking!  This is what is supposed to happen.  Really!  I’ll share more with you later this week as I get further along with this quilt.  I think you’ll love it.  I sure do!  And I love this gray fabric so much that I had to show it to you today.  It is called Swirl by Whistler for Windham Fabrics.  You can get it at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  And, yes, I will sew these four squares together to make a unique block.  You'll be able to see the entire quilt soon!

On Another Note:   Remember when I showed you the darling little bow tie blocks that Judi was making.  While blog hopping I found that Red Letter Quilts has an excellent tutorial on how to make these 3d Puffy Bow Tie blocks.  Check it out.

On Another Note:
  • The Spring Fling Shop Hop will be held the week of April 12-20.  Seven shops are participating.  Daily drawings for $20 gift certificates from each shop.  Someone will be the winner of the grand prize: a Janome Sewing Machine!   Get your passport now for only $5. 
  • Quilters Road Trip will be held during the months of April, May, and June.  Twelve area shops are participating.  You get a chance to win a $25 gift certificate each month at each shop.  Also available will be new projects, patterns and giveaways.  Passports are only $5.
Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll 

4 comments:

Lynn said...

Love your block! I'm using that same gray fabric in a shop sample I'm making using our Accuquilt Studio Cutter. I'll try to remember to take a photo of my blocks when I'm at work tomorrow so I can show them on my blog.

Miss Nancy said...

Love your blocks! I am not one for gray fabrics but I do like the way it works for you in your block. Love the bow ties quilt and the tutorial! Thank you for sharing.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

Heidi said...

Love the scrappy Bow Ties! Thanks for the linky to my tutorial! And I look forward to the follow up on the swirly block.

Mama Pea said...

Love the gray swirls. I was going to say it looks like Lynn's fabric and then I saw her comment. How funny. I think I recognize these from our GLMQG meeting!

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.