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Sunday, October 16, 2016

A READER SHARES HER LATEST WORK

Marjorie, a reader in Utah, sent me this picture of her latest quilt.  This is what she said about it:

 "I finished the 48 blocks today.  The original pattern was for 96 blocks.  I sewed the blocks on newspaper then removed it to put them on the design wall.  Some of the blocks were a little distorted on the edges but I was able to sew the same length borders on each side so I think it was not too uneven!!!  I did not get rid of many scraps.  After quilting I think I will do a scrappy binding.  I have started to do my bindings by machine unless the quilt is for judging at the fair."

Marjorie, I love your quilt.  What a great way to use up those scraps.  Since I saw your quilt, I've been going through my scrap pile and am now on a hunt for that black and white fabric.  I bet I can find some at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  I hope mine turns out as nicely as yours.  Thanks so much for sharing with us!!

Happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop
  • Stacking Pop Ups, Monday, Oct. 17
  • QAYG, Wednesday, Oct. 19
  • Mega Bow Tucks Tote, Friday, Oct. 21 and/or Saturday, Oct. 22
  • Big Shuttle Tatting, Friday, Oct. 21
Be sure to check the calendar on the sidebar for happenings this week at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.

ON ANOTHER NOTE: 
  • Flamingo Toes has an easy tutorial for an Ironing Board Organizer.
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.