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Thursday, September 10, 2015

A NEW CLASS YOU WILL WANT TO TAKE

Now that all the kids are back in school we can start planning some things we want to do.  Whether it is for Christmas, birthdays, or yourself, you are going to want to make this table topper.  You can have a fun time making this beauty when you take the class with Vickie S. at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  The class is October 16th.  Call the shop to register.
I forgot to show you my finished bag.  Most of the fabrics are from Ethiopia and were given to me by my friend Tsigereda who used to live there.  When she went home for a visit I asked her to bring me back a fat quarter.  Of course, she wondered what a fat quarter was, and I explained that it was a piece of fabric.  She returned to the U.S. with a pile of fabrics that I have cherished over the years.  I recently posted here about making her a quilt from those fabrics.  The above bag was made from the leftover fabrics.  The pattern is Street Strip Bag by Quilted Memories.   I love it.

DON’T FORGET: 
  • Happy Scrappers, Saturday, Sept. 12
  • Charity Quilts will be held Monday, Sept. 14 instead of their usual first Monday of the Month.
  • Coin Purse, Tuesday, Sept. 15
  • Farm Girl Vintage BOM, Wednesday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 22.
  • Sew Together Bag, Friday, Sept. 18.
  • Applique Bee, Tuesday, Sept. 22.
  • Mod Squad, Wednesday, Sept. 23
  • Kids Quilts, Friday, Sept. 25
  • No Measure Bargello, Saturday, Sept. 26.
  • Glam Shell Bag or Divalicious Wallet , Monday, Sept. 28
  • UFO Day, Monday, Sept. 28
  • Make a Mug Rug, Wednesday, Sept. 30
OPEN HOUSE:  
  • In celebration of the opening of the new store we are having a Fall Open House on Wednesday, September 23, through Saturday, September 26.  
  • Since the Attic Window Quilt Shop has moved, some cleaning had to be done.  During the course of moving and opening boxes and totes, Chris said that she found oodles of stuff that is now available in the shop.  "We also have lots of new classes coming up too," Chris said.
  • So be sure and save the dates and come visit the Attic Window Quilt Shop during the Fall Open House.  You will be able to sign up for a class and get the second class for half price (limit one per person).  Also, you will receive a free gift!
  • Mark your calendar NOW!! 

ON ANOTHER NOTE:  
  •  Yvonne's  has 17 free paper pieced flowers for you. 
♥ Caroll, 
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

3 comments:

Annie said...

I've yet to make a NY Beauty, but it's still on my list. I would so take that class if I were any near this shop. Your bag, Caroll, is a beauty all it's own! Those fabrics are fabulous. I love the quilt, I love your bag!

Lynn said...

What a great bag!

Allie-oops Designs said...

That bag is awesome - I just love the fabrics!!

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.