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Monday, January 27, 2014

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN SNOWED IN?

I have heard that you should look for the good in everything.  So instead of moaning and groaning about this weather, I decided to tackle a project in my sewing room.  After much agonizing I decided to finish the Charity Quilt that the Happy Scrappers started.  Members contributed the blocks and I said I would put it together and quilt it.  I have been putting off that finishing business because I couldn’t decide on a layout.  I made one more improve block (above). 
Then I put the quilt together like this.  I love how it looks. The pattern is Converging Corners and you can find it at Film In The Fridge. The quilt is now ready to be quilted.  Since we are again snowed in and being told to “stay off the roads,” I hope to start the quilting today.  I would advise people to call the shop to verify if a class is being held.  It looks like this weather won’t let up until Wednesday.  Ugh!  Oh, well, we can get lots of sewing done.  What are you working on?

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!
  • 2014 Sampler, Saturday, February 1st at 9:30 a.m.
  • As always, call the Shop to reserve your spot.
ON ANOTHER NOTEEllison Lane has a hot pad tutorial that would be great for any season.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Annie said...

I love every converging corners quilt I see. It's such a magical design with such a delightful outcome. This one is so bright and cheerful, it can't help but make any weather seem trivial in comparison. Snow day(s) time well spent Caroll!

Lynn said...

It turned out so cute! Enjoy the sewing time!!

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