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Sunday, September 25, 2016

YOU CAN DO LOTS WITH QAYG

Marilyn and I had a Quilt As You Go one-on-one Friday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. Marilyn said she had a bunch of homespun fabrics she wanted to use, so she decided to make her quilt with those.  During our session she made two blocks, learned how to attach them to each other. and quilted them.  She did a wonderful job and I can't wait to see the finished quilt.
Above is a closeup of one of her blocks.  There are a multitude of ways to quilt these blocks and Marilyn chose to use the straight line method.  That is my favorite.
While Marilyn made her blocks, I decided to use up some of my black and white scraps and made the above mug rug.
I've decided to use this base and applique this bright flower on it.  Haven't decided what to use for binding.  You can learn my Freezer Paper Applique method and make a mug rug with me on Wednesday, September 28, from 2 - 3 p.m.  Call the shop to register and get a supply list.

NOTICE:  If you are looking for the Witch's Feet pattern on the sidebar, please shoot me an email and I will send it to you.

DON'T FORGET these happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop
  • UFO, Monday, Sept. 26
  • Cookbook BOM, Monday, Sept. 26 or Wednesday, Sept. 28
  • Beginning Quilting, Tuesday, Sept. 27
  • Bees in the Attic Bee Hive, Wednesday, Sept. 28
  • Freezer Paper Applique, Wednesday, Sept. 28
  • Intermediate Quilting, Thursday, Sept. 29
  • Bargello Runner & Place Mat, Friday, Sept. 30
  • Quilts On The Grand, October 7 - 9 at the Delta Plex
Be sure to check the calendar on the sidebar for happenings this week at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

ON ANOTHER NOTE: 
Caroll,
Caring , Sharing and Creating Smiles

2 comments:

Lynn said...

What a great way to use up those homespuns. It's gonna be gorgeous!

Annie said...

Love your happy mug rug! And homespun prints always make into a cozy comfy quilt.

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.