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Thursday, January 9, 2014

HAPPY SCRAPERS MEET AT ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP

The Happy Scrappers met at the Attic Window Quilt Shop on Wednesday and Bev. S. showed us this beautiful quilt that she made for her brother.  Bev not only pieced this stunning quilt but she quilted it as well.  This pattern is named Taos Quilt.  How appropriate since Bev’s  brother lives in New Mexico.
This is a close up of Bev’s quilt.  Her brother is also interested in astronomy which made Bev think he’d love all these various sized stars.  I bet he will be thrilled!
We also made a mystery block and above, Adrienne, Annette, and Bev show us their progress on the mystery block.
Adrienne is making a new string quilt.  She was trying to decide on which layout to use.  The one above or…
This one?  What do you think?  I think Adrienne is leaning toward this one.  Whatever she decides it is going to be spectacular!   Don’t forget that the Happy Scrappers meet again this coming Saturday.  Why don’t you come join us?

SNOW DAYS:  FREE Snowman Pattern during the month of January*   Specials for the month:
  • Week of Jan. 6-11 – Books – 20% off
  • Week of Jan. 13-18 – Patterns – Buy one and get one of equal or lesser value at ½ off.
  • Week of 20-25 – Notions – 15% off.
  • 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!
  • A Stitch-In with a Mystery Block will be held Saturday, Jan. 18th from 10-5. 
  • You won’t want to miss the Easy Heart Ornament class on Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 1-2. 
  • So many of you have asked about this – A Folded Star class will be held Thursday, Jan. 23 from 1-4. 
  • You can’t have too many bags!  Lee Ann is teaching a Strip Street Bag class on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10-3.
  • For those who just like to sew, come sew with us when we have another Stitch-In on Friday, Jan. 24, from 10-5 and/or the UFO Day on Monday, Jan. 27th, from 10-5.
  • As always, call the Shop to reserve your spot.
ON ANOTHER NOTEDiary of A Quilter has a Good To Your Heart Quilt Block tutorial for you.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Lynn said...

Love the Taos Quilt! Very striking.

Lisa E said...

Thanks for including the name of the Taos Quilt. I was able to find the pattern.

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.