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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

THE MOD SQUAD MEETS AT THE AW

The Mod Squad (Modern Bee) met Wednesday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  First off we had show-n-tell.  Above, Rosa shows us this stunning quilt that she is making for her son.  Rosa spent the day making and sewing the binding for this king size quilt!
Marti showed us this darling autumn wall hanging.  We thought those maple leaves looked like they were blowing in the wind.
At my insistence, Marti showed us this Jelly Roll quilt.  She said we have seen it before and she was just sewing on the binding.  I had to get another picture of this beautiful quilt.
Peggy (left) and Judi (right) shows us these Lil Twister quilts that they made.  Both are made with Halloween fabrics.  They are so cute!
Peggy had her QAYG blocks laid out on the floor so she could see how she wanted to put then together. I thought this a good time to snap a picture!  Love those blocks.
 Diana was there, but took some time off to help a student from her Tatting Class.
Later, Diana got busy and cut batik fabrics for her Four-Patch Slice and Insert quilt.  Notice the tall pile of fabric in the background waiting to be cut into squares.
Rosa shows us all the binding she is working on for her son’s quilt.
Cathy worked on her modern blocks.  I forget the name of the pattern but will tell you more about it when I get a picture of the entire quilt.  
And I made fabric.  When I was trying to decide what to work on, I remembered something Jacquie Gering said that she did, which was to grab a handful of fabrics from her red scrap bin and another from her green scrap bin and allowed herself to use only those when she made blocks for her quilt.  She used her scraps in a different way, but I used mine to make fabric.  I love this block from my red scrap bin.
And this is the block from my green scrap bin.  I love using scraps and making something from nothing.  I think I’ll continue making these 10” blocks and put them into a quilt.  What a fun day we had!

DON’T FORGET:
  • Vickie’s finishing class for her spiral lone star quilt that is Thursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.
  • London City Bag, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.
  • Shop Swap – Attic Window Quilt Shop and Quilted Memories – New Date: 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:
  • Samelia’s Mum has a tutorial for a wonky bird coaster.  What a great gift idea.
Until next time,

Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

2 comments:

Lynn said...

Looks like a fun and productive day. Love your made fabric blocks! I need to do more of that.

Allie said...

You gals are just so busy, always! Love the quilts and I really love your scraps turned into fabric!

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.