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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

ROYALTY CAME TO VISIT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP

Yesterday, I told you I had a little secret about Diana.  That is Diana to the far left in the picture above.  I bet not everyone knows that Diana is the mother of Cinderella and helped create this beautiful dress and some of Prince Charming’s formal attire.
Above Brianna Gould poses with Prince Charming Michael (he's a real charmer too!).  Cinderella and Prince Charming had just come from Comic-Con the first gaming and comic book convention held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  As reported in the Grand Rapids Press and on Wood TV, “Hundreds of people stood in line for hours to get into the event; many of them dressed as their favorite super hero, super villain or pop culture character.”   Don’t these two make a "charming" couple?
 This is a close-up of Brianna.  I understand that beneath that blond wig is a bundle of bright red hair!  Check out the sparkle on her cheeks.
 Diana told me that she and Brianna found an old wedding dress at a resale store, took it apart, died some of the lace, and added other embellishments to make this beautiful dress.
 Cinderella even wore her glass slippers!  Well, maybe not exactly like the ones in the story book, but these shoes are covered with crystals.  Brianna is a model, stylist, makeup artist, crafter and professional Princess.  Her company is Cinnamon Girl Artistry.  Brianna and Michael often attend birthday parties and other events dressed as Cinderella and Prince Charming.  They have other costumes too.  If you’d like to book them for your event (or for your Grandchild’s party) you can contact them at 616-644-7300.

DON’T FORGET:  Tall Pine Quilters Fall Quilt Show is Friday, October 18, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the All Saints Church Hall, 500 Iroquois Drive, Fremont, MI.  Admission is $4 which covers the two-day event.  Vendors will include the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW:
  • The Shop Swap Days with the Attic Window and Quilted Memories sharing in the swap will be held Sunday, Oct. 20 from 1-5, and Sunday, Oct. 27 from 1-5.  
  • Fall Clean-up Sale will be Friday, October 25th from 10-8 and again Saturday, October 26 from 10-5.  Sale fabrics, books and patterns will be up to 75% off.  
  • The First Annual Jingle Bell Hop will be Monday, Nov. 11 through Saturday, Nov. 16.  The four shops participating are Attic Window, Pressing Matters, Custom Quilts Unlimited, and Queen Bee.
  • Black Friday Stitch-In will be held Friday, Nov. 28, starting at 8 a.m.
  • Craft Day will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, from 9 – 5.  Join us and make some fun Christmas gifts early.  Four to five projects are being planned for the day.  Class time is free but there will be a small fee for project kits.
ON ANOTHER NOTE
  • The Quilter’s Newsletter has a Halloween Street pattern.  You can download the free instructions here.
  •  If you are a follower of Missy’s Homemaking Adventures, she has a free software for you to download.
Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Mama Pea said...

Tat is a whole lot of fun! How neat!

Mama Pea said...

*That. Sorry.

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.