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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BEE IS A BUZZING AT THE ATTIC WINDOW

The Bees In The Attic bee hive met Wednesday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  It was the first day of a new Bee.  Members of the previous bee brought their quilts for show-n-tell.  Above, Shirley shows us her quilt.  As I recall, Shirley gave each member of the hive the red fabrics and some of the white/cream fabrics.  She told us to add the blues and whites to complete our blocks.  It is amazing how all the blocks came together to make this stunning quilt.
Above, Peggy shows us her finished quilt.  She gave us the Kaffe Fassett fabrics and told us to add the whites and creams from our stash.  What a beautiful quilt!
Above, Charity shows us her flimsy.  She had asked us to use the fabric in the kits she distributed to make the Coins In The Fountain block from the book Irish Chain Quilts by Melissa Corry.  What a lovely quilt.  I can't wait to see how she quilts it.
I don't think Cathy was too happy with me taking pictures when she was trying to talk.  However, she graciously volunteered to be the first Queen in this new Bee, so I had to take her picture.  Today she distributed kits for us to make the Flutter Pattern from the Fat Quarter Book (page 48-51).  This is an easy block.  Just don't forget to make your angles so they kiss!

NEWS!  I'm sure you all have heard of Christmas In July.  Well, the Attic Window Quilt Shop is going to be different.  The shop is having Halloween In July!  How different is that!  You won't say Boo to this....Stop in anytime during the month of July and receive a free Halloween pattern for a table topper!  While there, be sure to check out the specials on Halloween fabrics, patterns, etc.

ALSO:  On Friday and Saturday, July 7 & 8, the shop is having it's once a year Batik SALE!!!!  Chris has been busy cleaning out fabrics and there with be 20-40% off on Batiks only.

QUILT SHOWS:
  • The Lighthouse Quilt Guild's Quilt Show runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 901 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven, MI. Admission is $6.
  • The 2017 Annual Quilted Memories Quilt Show will be held July 28-30.  Hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sunday 12 p.m. through 4 p.m. Admission is FREE.
AT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, June 29
  • Sampler and Bee, Saturday, July 1
  • Charity Quilts, Monday, July 3
  • CLOSED, Tuesday, July 4
  • Knotty Girls, Wednesday, July 5
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, July 6
  • Happy Scrappers, Saturday, July 8
ON ANOTHER NOTE:
  • Ivory Spring has a link to a free Hope quilt pattern.  (scroll down)
Caroll,
Caring, Sharing, Creating Smiles

1 comment:

Annie said...

All the quilts look so great. I'd be hard pressed to choose a favorite. That blue and orange one at the bottom has really captured my attention. I love how it looks.

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.