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Sunday, November 22, 2015

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

 I had hoped to get some sewing accomplished this weekend.  We got snow and I looked forward to spending long hours in my sewing room.  You know what they say: best laid plans often go astray.  I didn’t get to finish this charity quilt above.  I cleaned house instead, getting ready for company for the Thanksgiving holiday.

I did want to show you the blocks I’ve been working on.  Did you notice that the centers are all of made fabric?  I placed them on black fabric to see if that is what I want to use for the sashing.  I think it is, don’t you?

This is a close up of one of the blocks so you can see the made fabric center block.

A lot of exciting happenings are going on at the Attic Window Quilt Shop this week.  Have you signed up for Craft Day?  That is always loads of fun.  If you can't come to the one this Saturday, you can register for the one on Friday, Dec. 4.  Craft Day is always a mystery as to what we will be making.  That's one of the things that make it so much fun.

HAPPENING THIS WEEK AT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP:
  • London City Bag, Monday, Nov. 23
  • Farm Girl Vintage, Tuesday, Nov. 24
  • CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING, Thursday, Nov. 26
  • Breakfast Stitch-in, Friday, Nov, 27
  • Craft Day, Saturday, Nov. 28
  • UFO Day, Monday, Nov. 30
  • Rectangle Rumba, Monday, Nov. 30
  • Make It Take It Bag, Wednesday, Dec. 2
Be sure and check the calendar on the Sidebar for more happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop this week.

ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Maureen Cracknell Handmade has a tutorial for a chevron tote bag.
♥ Caroll, 
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

4 comments:

bobbi said...

The black is perfect, Caroll--love your scrappy reds against the polka dot points! Hugs, Bobbi

Annie said...

Oh! Striking quilt, Caroll! Especially with the black. Yes, I think you should sash with black. Love the made fabric centers. The blocks are gorgeous!

Lynn said...

Love your blocks! Love the made fabric centers and the black you plan to use for sashing!

Allie-oops Designs said...

Oh yep, definitely black - that is really eye-catching, I love it! Love the scrappy-ness of the centers.

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.