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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT EPP?

I think I can speak for everyone when I say we had a wonderful and insightful session Tuesday when we attended Diana's English Paper Piecing class at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above, Vickie S. shows us progress on her project. I think she got a head start on all of us.

Above, Diana instructs the class on how to sew the pieces together.  Diana is a great teacher and patient with slow learners like me.

I think Diana might have had a hand in helping Vickie get started with her EPP.  Above is another piece that Vickie is working on.  Now mind you, these two pieces (the piece in the first picture and this one) will be going together into one large quilt.  I don't remember the pattern name, but I think it is in the book The New Hexagon from That Patchwork Place.

The class was quite large.  Above Diana gives instructions to just a few members of the group.

Julie B. has a good start on her project.  Look how she fussy cut each one of those pieces!  Wonderful.

Barb has her fabric sewn to the paper pieces.  Now she is ready to sew the pieces together.  Love that center fabric.

 I think Kathy B. had a head start on her Lucy Boston blocks.

 Above, Kathy shows us the connecting pieces for each block.

I think Kathy intends to incorporate these adorable fussy cut pieces into her Lucy Boston blocks too.

Thank you Diana for such an informative class.  Don't forget about Diana's Fold 'n Bloom class and the Fold 'n Wreath class coming this week.  You can read about then here.

DON'T FORGET:
  • Fold 'n Bloom, Thursday, June 16  
  • Stitch-In, Friday, June 17
  • Fold 'n Wreath, Saturday, June 18
  • Fun Beach Bag, Monday, June 20
  • Come Sew With Me, Wednesday, June 22
Be sure to check the check the calendar on the sidebar for happenings this week at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Kids bored?  The Devoted Quilter has a tutorial for making a bean bag toss game.
 ♥ Caroll, 
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles


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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.