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Monday, April 1, 2013

A LITTLE WALLET MAKES A CUTE GIFT

I fell in love with this Little Wallet when I saw it on the Alamosa Quilter blog and had to make one.  I love how it turned out and intend to make more as I can think of friends who would enjoy one.
The pattern is by Valori Wells and is on a sewing card by Stitchin’ Post Publications.   You can see more of these cute little wallets on Alamosa Quilter and also at Kelly Girl Quilts.

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.
  •  A VisitorJodi Barrows, author and creator of the amazing Square in a Square technique, will lecture, demo and have a Trunk Show at the Attic Window Quilt Shop on Thursday April 11th from 6-9 p.m. Call the Shop to reserve your seat as space is limited.  More info to follow in future posts
Also Check OutMe A Mom for an Urban Lattice Tutorial.  Color My World made a beautiful quilt from this pattern and you can see it here.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

4 comments:

Lynn said...

So cute! I love the fabrics you used! I'm curious, did you hand stitch the opening closed on yours? I didn't see the point and didn't on either that I've made. I think the top stitching is sufficient.

Mama Pea said...

Look at you go! Lynn has another on her blog today, too. I think you already saw it. I love your version, too. So bright and cheery!

Ellie Q said...

My mom has made a bunch of those--such a quick and easy pattern! Love the fabric choices!

Miss Nancy said...

Love your wallet! I have that pattern! You have inspired me!

Have super great sewing and stitching day!

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.