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Sunday, June 22, 2014

IS THERE A DOLL IN YOUR FUTURE?

When I stopped in at the Attic Window Quilt Shop last Thursday the Doll Bee was in session.  Naturally I had to take some pictures.  Above is the darling doll that Shirley S. is making.  I may be wrong, but I think call this a Hitty doll.
Barb V. shows us her work in process.  I’m a doll person and go crazy when I see these.
This is Shirley working on her doll.  You can read more about the Doll Bee by going to Julie’s blog.  There is also a link on the sidebar.

JUNE AND JULY CLASSES:   
  • Spiral Lone Star – This is a two-week class taught by Vickie S. The first session is on Saturdays, June 21 and June 28, from 10-2.  Another two-week session is on Thursdays, June 26th and July 10th.  The class is $30.  Check out the sample for this wonderful wall hanging, or table topper at the shop.  Or you can see Vickie’s quilt here. This is an intermediate to advanced class.Irish Chain – Vickie D. will be teaching this two week class on Wednesday, June 25 from 6-9 p.m. and again on July 23 from 6-9.  It is a beginning to intermediate class.  It is a fun and easy basic quilt done with 2 ½” strips. Class fee is $20
  • Big Blocks – Vickie D. will be teaching this one week class on Thursday, July 31 from 5-9 p.m.  It is easy to piece this lap size quilt that is 72 ½” square.  Class fee is $15.
  • Rectangle Rumba Tablerunner – Vickie D. will be teaching this one week class on Saturday, July 26 from 20-12.  This two color runner is easy to piece and perfect for any table.  The fee is s$10.
  • Strip Street Bag – Lee Anne will be teaching this darling bag on Saturday, July 19, from 10-3.  You can make this simple easy strip pieced bag in a day and you can choose from two different size handles. You can see a picture of my Strip Street bag here.  The pattern was designed by a local quilt shop. The Class fee is $25.
These are just a few of the fun events at the Quilt Shop.  Check the calendar on the sidebar daily for new class additions.

ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Did you go check out the Row By Row Shop Hop website?  This is a must for anyone traveling this summer.  You won’t want to miss it.   
  • The Selvage Blog has a tutorial for an Asterisk Quilt.  You do not need to use selvages for this block.
Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Barb said...

Amazing!!

Lynn said...

I'm not a doll person but I can appreciate the work and talent required to make one. They are lovely!

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.