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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

HAVE YOU TRIED MAKING THIS?

Diana's English Paper Piecing Bee was Tuesday afternoon at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above, is what Julie B. has been working on.  This is just one of the medallions in her Millefiori quilt.  She has spent a lot of time and thought, planning and sewing in creating this piece.  Notice the intricate fussy cutting she has done.  I can't wait to see this quilt finished!
Marilyn shows us this piece she is working on.  Love the fussy cutting done here too.
There were others at the Bee and I thought I had taken more pictures of their wonderful projects, but I must have gotten sidetracked when Pat A. showed us her latest finish.  It is stunning!
This is a closeup of one of her blocks.  This is a great way to use your scraps.  When I asked her more about this quilt, Pat said that each strip is 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" .  You start by placing two strips together.  Place a strip on each end and work around from there.  She said her blocks end up at 10 1/2" but you can make your block any size you want.  I can't wait to get started working on my scrap stash!  Thanks Pat for the info.

DON'T FORGET these happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop
  • Happy Scrappers, Wednesday, Sept. 14
  • Cook Book BOM, Monday, Sept. 26 or Wednesday, Sept. 28
Be sure to check the check the calendar on the sidebar for happenings this week at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

The 2016 SHOP SWAP:

The 2016 Shop Swap will take place in September.  Participants will make a 60" X 72" quilt. 
  • On September 18, from 12 - 4 p.m. you will sew at Quilted Memories in Montague.
  • On September 25, from 12 - 4 p.m. you will sew at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  
Call the shop to register and get a list of class supplies.
    ON ANOTHER NOTE: 
    • Night Quilter has a tutorial for a new block called Transparent Play.  You have to see this one.  
    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.