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Thursday, July 21, 2016

OPEN HOUSE AND MAKE IT TAKE IT A SUCCESS

I attended the Attic Window Quilt Shop Open House and Big Sale on Thursday as well as the Make It Take It classes.  We had so much fun I almost forgot to take pictures.  Three different projects were available for each of us to make that day.  Above is the little thread catcher that I made.  It is still a work in progress as I have to sew on the cute little buttons that will hold each tab down.
Above, teacher Barb H. shows a student how to make her thread catcher.
Kits were provided for all projects and above are the fabric choices we could pick from for the thread catcher.
Next up, Marilyn taught us how to cut and make the table toppers.
Again we had various fabric kits offered.  I chose these fabrics and made this one, which is still a work in progress.  I decided to add the binding at home.
Next, Chris showed us how to make her mystery project.
This is the cute little treat bag for that special child at Halloween.
As a sample, Chris gave us each a hot chocolate packet to slide into the little bag.  This was to show us how we could slide items inside this unique bag. You could add candy, money, gift cards.  You could even change the fabric and use it for Christmas or a birthday.
Since I was too busy sewing I didn't get student names.  However, I'm going to post pictures anyway so you can get an idea of all the fun we had.


I think it's safe to say that a great time was had by all!  If you'd like to participate in an event like this, keep an eye on the calendar because Chris usually has Craft Day in November.  That is an event I don't want to miss as Chris always provides wonderful projects to make.

ATTENTION
  •  Also, coming in August is an In-Store Special Fat Quarter Day At the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Buy ten and get two free.  Buy ten Batik fat quarters and get one free.  Mark your calendar now for AUGUST 5 (one day only).  You won't want to miss this.
DON'T FORGET these happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop:
  • Scrappers Helping Hands, Saturday, July 23
  • FQ Pop Up, Saturday, July 23
  • UFO Day, Monday, July 25
  • Bees In The Attic Bee Hive, Wednesday, July. 27
  • Stacking Pop Up, Wednesday, July. 27
  • Little Jewels Bag, Thursday, July 28
Be sure to check the check the calendar on the sidebar for happenings this week at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Carter Quilter has a tutorial for Having Fun With A Simple Block.  This would be a fun way to use your scraps.
Caroll, 
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

2 comments:

Annie said...

Love your cute little thread catcher! Your fabric choice is perfect and adorable! I can imagine those little baskets could be so useful for a variety of things to catch.

Allie-oops Designs said...

Great projects - love your thread catcher!

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.