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Monday, October 24, 2016

COOKBOOK BOM MEETS AT ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP

 The Quilt Block Cookbook BOM Monday evening group met at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above, from left to right, Dawn, Vicky, Mary, Robin show us blocks they made this past month.

 Cathy shows us the block we will be making this month.

According to Cathy's instructions, this sounds like a tricky block to make.  She told us what template we need to copy from the book we are using: The Quilt Block Cookbook by Amy Gibson.  Cathy cautioned us to make sure that our copy of the template is the exact size as in the book, and then add 1/4 inch around before cutting the paper.

Cathy also gave us a demonstration on paper piecing and cautioned us that there are two sets of rectangles in this pattern.  Make sure you are using the correct ones for this triangle paper pieced square that is in the corners of the block.

Cathy also showed us how to make the square with the Y seam.  Pretty complicated here too.

For those of you who did not attend Monday's meeting, be sure and come to the Wednesday group meeting on Oct. 26 at 11 a.m.  You won't want to miss any of this important information!  If you have not signed up for this BOM, you may still do so.  Just come to the Wednesday meeting and see what all the fun is about.

NOTICE:  The fall Newsletter is now available.  Click on the lady's hat on the sidebar and you can read about all the fun and exciting upcoming events.   If you cannot see the sidebar you can see the newsletter by going here.  

Happenings at the Attic Window Quilt Shop
  • Bees In The Attic Bee Hive, Wednesday, Oct. 26
  • Cookbook BOM, Wednesday, Oct. 26
  • Fold N Wreath, Thursday, Oct. 27
  • Beginning Shuttle Tatting, Friday, Oct. 28
  • Corded Basket Beginner, Saturday, Oct. 29
  • UFO, Monday, Oct. 31
  • Happy Scrappers, Wednesday, Nov. 9
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

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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.