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Thursday, October 16, 2014

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR FRIEND!

What have I been doing?  I made this bag.  Well, maybe I should say I finished this bag.  It took me a while to get it done.  It is a gift for my dear friend whose birthday is today.  You can see the first bag I made here (scroll down).   The bag is the Barbados Bag from Pink Sand Beach Designs. I made the previous one as a sample, which my daughter quickly claimed as her own.  It was fun making this bag for my friend.  I think she liked it when I gave it to her today.  I love this bag and after making it a couple times, the pattern is easier for me.  Who knows, maybe I won’t even need Lee Anne there to help me next time…maybe.  Lee Anne has a London City bag class coming up…maybe I’ll see you there.

DON’T FORGET:

  • Carpet Bag, Friday, Oct. 17, 10-4.
  • Four Patch Fun, Monday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.
  • Pineapple Ruler, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10-4.
  • CANCELLED.  Vickie’s finishing class for her spiral lone star quilt that was scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 9, has been cancelled and RESCHEDULED for Thursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.
  • London City Bag, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.
  • Shop Swap CHANGE OF DATE– Attic Window Quilt Shop and Quilted Memories – New Date: Sunday, Nov. 9 and Nov. 23, from 12-4 p.m.
  • Check the calendar on the Sidebar for more classes being held this month.
ANOTHER NOTE:  
  • Would you like a stitchery?  Lecien has a PDF Sparkling Snow stitchery project that is from Crabapple hill.
Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

5 comments:

Lynn said...

Love your bag! You did a great job.

Annie said...

That's a bright, cheerful bag. Who wouldn't love using it. Patterns have a great way of getting easier the more we make from them.

Miss Nancy said...

Happy Birthday to your friend!! Love the bag, love the colors! Thank you for sharing and for the great link!

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

Jeanne said...

Great finish on the purse for your friend! Thanks for the link to the stitchery pattern. I also look forward to what you have found to share with us.

Allie said...

That is just darling, Caroll, I'm sure she loved it!

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

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