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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A FIRST PLACE WINNER

Have you seen this stunning quilt?  It is hanging up front at the Attic Window Quilt Shop
Above, Jane B. shows us her wonderful quilt. Jane won first place at the recent West Michigan Quilt Guild show.  Her category was Two Person-Mixed and Other-Machine Quilted, Over 75”.  The pattern is Calendula Patterndrip’s Cottage by Crabapple Hill.  Here is what the Quilts On The Grand program said about Jane’s quilt:  “This quilt has everything you would expect to find in Calendula Patterdrip’s Cottage: Potion bottles, spell books, hobgoblin earwax, just normal stuff.  Shading was done with crayons.  Jane made the top and it was quilted by Bonnie Rhoby.
This is another quilt by Jane.  She does beautiful work. 
Above, Peggy shows us the quilt she made for her grandson’s wedding.  Kelsey K. VanBonn and Ronald N. Kamenski were married on Oct. 10 of this year.  What an awesome quilt.

A special thank you goes to Diana who took these pictures and sent them to me.  Great job!

DON’T FORGET
:
  • Pineapple Ruler, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10-4.
  • Vickie’s finishing class for her spiral Lone Star quilt, Thursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.
  • London City Bag, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.
  • Shop Swap– Attic Window Quilt Shop and Quilted Memories – Sunday, Nov. 9 and Nov. 23, from 12-4 p.m.
  • New Classes coming in November. Check the calendar on the Sidebar.  You can see a full month at a glance by clicking on the picture of a calendar.  Or you can scroll down the interactive calendar day by day.  If you have any questions about a class you can call the shop for further details and/or to register.
ANOTHER NOTE
Since the Mod Squad (Modern Bee) is meeting on Wednesday at the shop, I thought I’d tell you about this Modern Star Block. Lainey Bug Designs has a great tutorial.

Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

5 comments:

Allie said...

All of them are wonderful!!

Lynn said...

I love the Calendula Patterdrip pattern. So fun to see it all made up!

Miss Nancy said...

Stunning quilts!! These are beautiful! Love them all! Thank you so much for sharing and for the great link to a great modern block.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

GeeGee said...

I have been making the modern star block for years. It is the "double aster" block which is available as a free pattern on Quilter's Cache among others. Happy Stitching!

Jeanne said...

Love the Halloween quilt! Couldn't make it to the show this year, so I really appreciate you sharing this winner.

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.