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Sunday, November 3, 2013

SAMPLER BLOCKS AND SOME SHOW N TELL

The first meeting of the November 2013 Sampler series was held Saturday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above are the blocks we will be working on during this month.  Kits and instructions were distributed.  Now if I can just follow them.  
There was a lot going on Saturday to make me forget anything Chris said during the instructions. I got excited when Judy R. showed us her latest quilt.  The pattern is the disappearing 9 patch.  I love all this wonderful color.
Judy R. also showed us this darling Santa quilt. 
Julie showed us this adorable baby blanket that she just finished.  I love these fabrics.

Chris had some demos for us, as well as the following announcements. (I’ll show the demos later this week.)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW:
  • 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: Therm-o-web has a tutorial for a cute shabby chic flower pillow.  Great gift idea.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Miss Nancy said...

Great show and tell! Love your sampler block! Well done! Thank you for sharing and for the super great link.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

Mama Pea said...

Love that baby quilt of Julie's!

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.