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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

WEDNESDAY WONDERS

 Want to learn Twilling?  Above is the block for the Ruby Short McKim BOM being offered at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  During the monthly meetings for this BOM the pattern being offered is Ruby's Flower Baskets.  Occasionally guest teachers will provide techniques for hand embroidery, machine applique, adding color to flowers and more.  This month Lee Anne will show you how to use the Twilling stitch to make this block.

 Recently, Colleen stopped in at the Attic window Quilt Shop and showed us this adorable quilt.
 This is a close up of a few of the blocks on Colleen's quilt.  She said the pattern is from the book Farm Girls Vintage.
 While at the shop on Monday I noticed this Hexagon wall hanging/table topper that Vickie S. made.  It is stunning.  I bet she could be talked into having a class on how to make this!
 Misti sent me a few pictures of what she has been up to.  She made this darling book bag.  It is applique and she said the base fabric is linen.  So cute!  She said this bag was from a kit.
This is a second book bag that Misti made using fabrics from her stash.  What great gifts they will make!
Misti is also participating in a BOM and this is the block she just finished.   I'm not sure the name of the BOM she is participating in, but it sure looks like the block for this month's Pat Sloan's My Secret Garden.  Nice job, Misti.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW:
  • Happy Scrappers - Wednesday, Mar. 9 and Saturday, Mar. 12
  • Make It Take It - Thursday, Mar. 10
  • Ruby Short Kim - Friday, Mar. 11
  • UFO - Friday, Mar. 11
  • Make It Take It - Wednesday, Mar. 16
  • Mosaic Quilt - Thursday, Mar. 17
  • Spring Craft Days – Friday, Mar. 18 and 19    CANCELLED  NOTE:  Spring Craft days has been moved to May.
  • Search For The Stars Shop Hop - April 14-23 
    • Eleven Shops are participating.  Prizes will be awarded.  Passports are now available at only $5
Be sure and check the calendar on the Sidebar for more happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop this week.

ON ANOTHER NOTE:  
  • So Sew Easy has a pattern for a Springtime Friends Mug Rug.
♥ Caroll, 
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

1 comment:

Lynn said...

Such fun stuff! I'd like to learn twilling. Wish I lived closer so I could take a class!

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.