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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

MOD SQUAD GETS SCRAPPY


The Mod Squad met Wednesday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above is what was accomplished today...well, accomplished by those of us who wanted to do modern.  On the left is the block that Adrienne made and graciously wrote the directions, and gave us a demonstration on how to make this block.  It seems like other members were busy working on other projects and I was the only one who completed this month's block.  Mine is on the right.  Okay, I know it doesn't look exactly like Adrienne's but this is modern and we can do what we want. (grin).  A special thank you to Adrienne for preparing the block, writing the instructions, and giving us a demo.
After the demonstration, Adrienne worked on this scrappy project.  She said the pattern is Scrap Vortex and is from Crazy Mom's quilt along. 
Judi A. showed us this little leather pouch she made.  Can you believe this...all that decoration on the pouch is porcupine quills.  Awesome.
You would think this was a Happy Scrappers meeting what with all the scrap projects.  Judi A. worked on this wonderful quilt today.  It is like a Jelly Roll quilt, but she is using her scraps to make it.  Fantastic.
Peggy F. worked on making this pinwheel quilt.  She said it is for her cottage.  She said the boarder fabric is blue with deck chairs on it.  Can't wait to see this one finished.
I'd like to introduce you to Keira who is Rosa's granddaughter.  Keira decided to join us this afternoon and worked right along with us.  Above she is busy making a pillowcase.
Ten-year-old Keira shows us her finished pillowcase.  She does a great job for being so young.  And she did it all by herself!

REMINDER:  THIS WEEK’S SPECIAL AT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP
  • Patterns are on special this week.  
  • All sale patterns are an extra 20 % off sale price.  
  • All other patterns are 15% off.  
  • Our row by row kits are $10
DON’T FORGET:
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, June 25
  • Kids Quilts, Friday, June 26
  • Scrappers School House, Saturday, June 27
ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Sew Can Do has a tutorial for a waterproof tote.  This would be great for carrying a wet swim suit or wet towel.
♥ Caroll,
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

1 comment:

Lynn said...

Love your modern blocks! I'm working on a scrap vortex too. I hope to make more progress on it today. Kiera's pillowcase turned out great! Love to see kids sewing!

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.