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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

HAPPY SCRAPPERS MEET

The Happy Scrappers met Wednesday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop and a good time was had by all!  I can say that because we sure did laugh a lot!  Above, Judi A. shows us her table runner that she made using the One Block Wonder technique.  I love how this is turning out and now want to make several as holiday gifts.
What is Adrienne doing?
Adrienne is showing us the Block Carrier that she made.  She said she decided she needed one to carry her blocks back and forth to Bee.  She looked around her house and created this one all on her own.  This is a wonderful way to save time and get more sewing done.  You can do all the cutting for your blocks while at home, place each block between the dividers in the carrier, and just sew your heart away at Bee!
Paula worked on her pinwheel blocks.  Above she is squaring them up.
Paula also worked on this adorable block.  Don’t you just love those blue birds!
Judi A. continued working on her quilt as you go. This is going to be a stunning quilt.
Catherine showed us this beautiful quilt that she is working on.  She is trying to find the perfect shade of green for the border.  A special thank you to Catherine for providing us with lunch.  She brought home made noodles in a casserole!  Fantastic!
Diana worked on these very small hexagons!  I don’t know how she does it.  Working on something that small would stress me out!  Her work is fantastic! 

A very special thank you goes to Diana for bringing us Tim Tams.  I love these wonderful cookies from Australia and thank her for thinking of me (she brought a couple of packages for me to take home.) ;o)

JULY CLASSES:   
  • One Block Wonder - Vickie S. will be teaching this one week class on Monday, July 14th from 10-4. Call the shop for details and a supply list.
  • 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 $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. 
  •  Lilac Lane has a free quilt pattern for you. 

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll


1 comment:

Jill said...

Adrienne's block carrier is a wonderful idea. Julie's block looks modern and colorful. Love the bluebirds and tiny hexies.

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.