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Friday, January 24, 2014

FREAKING FRIDAY!!!

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick, sick, sick of this weather.  Here’s me (note:name tag says Carol) sitting by the window wishing I could go outside and play.  I think a number of quilters here in Michigan are feeling the same way.  I just called the Attic Window Quilt Shop to see if anyone showed up for the Stitch-In.  I guess there were two brave ladies!  I just am not that brave.  Of course, those weather people on TV scare you into not leaving your house.  I do know that Lee Ann’s Strip Street Bag Class scheduled for Saturday has been CANCELLED!  Ugh!  Have I told you how much I hate this weather!  BTW, Carol and other dolls in the shop are for sale.  You can read about them here
At least we will have a driver and a nice warm bus when we go on the Heart of Winter Tour!  Have you made your reservations yet?  You can read here  about all the fun we had last year.
The Applique Bee is still on the schedule for Tuesday from 1-3.  I’m hoping Martha will bring her quilt to show us.  I understand that she has it finished and you can see a picture of it at Garden Path Quilts.  Does anyone else have their quilt completed?

SNOW DAYSFREE Snowman Pattern during the month of January*   Specials for the month:
  • Week of Jan. 27-31 – Fabrics – Buy three yards and get one yard free of equal or lesser value!
  • *Does not include sale items.
  • Reminder – All handmade consignment baskets are $5 off during the month of January.
DON’T FORGET
  • The Heart of Winter Tour is February 8th.  Call the shop to make your reservation as space is limited and the bus is filling up fast!
  • UFO Day on Monday, Jan. 27th, from 10-5.
  • Next Saturday is February 1st, and that means the 2014 Sampler will be held at 9:30 a.m.
  • As always, call the Shop to reserve your spot.
ON ANOTHER NOTE:  Why Not Sew has a tutorial for a birdie wall hanging.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

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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.