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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

SAMPLER BLOCKS AND A NEW BAG

As promised, above is a picture of the Attic Window Quilt Shop's Sampler Blocks that we will be working on this month.  I post this picture because so many of us get home and when we finally find time to make the blocks, we can’t remember which fabric should go where.  Hope this is helpful everyone!
Above Jill shows us one of the blocks and explains the directions.
This beautiful bag was made by LouAnn.   She made this bag while taking a class with Lee Ann.  She also made one of the bags (the purple one) that I posted about here.  Thanks LouAnn for sharing this picture with us.  I love the fabrics you used and the size of the bag looks just like what I need.

ON ANOTHER NOTE: 
  • Jodi 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.
  • 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.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:   Buttons and Paint has the cutest way for your child/grandchild to store things in secret.  I can’t wait to make one for Carter. 

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

7 comments:

Sue said...

I love those quilt blocks! Very nice!

buttons and paint... said...

Those sampler blocks are lovely :) Thanks for mentioning our post about making a 'secret storage monster'. Let us know how you get on when you create one for Carter!

Barb said...

I love that block....

Mama Pea said...

Sure love those blocks! Wow!

Miss Nancy said...

Love the quilt blocks!! Great work!!

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!!

Allie said...

Caroll - in the second pic, what is that quilt hanging up behind Jill? I LOVE IT!

Vicki G said...

Cute blocks. I love seeing what's going on at your shop. Will be in the area for my son's graduation so plan on stopping in on April 29th. I wish I lived in your area. You ladies always seem to have so much fun !!

vicki g

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.