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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

BEES IN THE ATTIC MEET

Jill B. was the Queen Bee when the Bees In The Attic met at the Attic Window Quilt Shop on Wednesday.  This was the final meeting for this year's group.
 Jill got busy right away placing our blocks to show us how the quilt is going to look.  Because this quilt will demand more blocks than the 11 of us made, Jill made a strip of the blocks to help us visualize how it will look.  Jill is going to use the Quilt As You Go method for making this quilt.
 This gives you a better view of the lay out.  We were asked to use the white fabric that Jill gave us and to add dark blue fabric where called for in the squares.
This is going to be a beauquilt with all the different blue in it.
Jill had a little surprise for us.  She said she made this quilt top years ago and was giving it to anyone who wanted it.  Peggy was the lucky person who took the quilt top home with her.  Thanks Jill!

Our group is starting another Bee, which will begin next month.  We are still looking for one more person to join us.  If you are interested in joining the group please call the shop to sign up or send me an email.  We have chosen two new books that we will be working from this year.  I'm looking forward to another fun year with the Bees In The Attic bee.

PRE-MEMORIAL DAY SALE!
  • A Pre-Memorial Day SALE will begin Saturday, May 27 and continue through June 3.  You will receive 20% off everything in store except consignment items.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
  • The shop will be closed Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day Holiday.
  • New Shop Hours beginning June 1 through August 31 -  Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
HAPPENINGS AT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, May 25
  • Machine Applique and Stitch-In, Saturday, May 27
  • Closed, Monday, May 29
  • Tuesday Bee, Tuesday, May 30
ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • 42 Quilts has a Modern Monday Redux.  I followed along when she first started Modern Monday and you can see the quilt I made here.  Check it out.  It was really a lot of fun.
Caroll,
Caring, Sharing, 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.