Sunday, August 13, 2017


We had another perfect day when the Happy Scrappers met Saturday at the Attic Window Quilt Shop.  Above, Marti shows us the cooling neck scarf that she made.  I love the fabric she chose for her scarf.  Marti said in the past she has purchased over a dozen of these and it is nice that she can now make her own.  A reader recently asked where you get the cooling beads.  Cathy is the one who found them for us.  She said you can find them in the flower section of craft stores or in the garden center at home improvement centers.  They are very tiny before you pump them up with water.  Cathy said that after we make our scarf we should put it in the refrigerator in a zip lock bag when not wearing the scarf.  If the beads return to solid form you just soak your scarf in water to reconstitute the beads.
The rest of the day Marti worked on this adorable baby quilt that she is making for charity.  The fabric is so cute.  The red has paw prints on it and the pink has little bears.
Lee Anne continued working on her charity quilt using these beautiful charm squares.  Hope to get a picture when it is finished.
 I worked on making five more of these "Z" blocks.  Now I'm trying to decide if I want sashings between the blocks or what?  Any suggestions?
I also worked on these little bows for a Christmas table runner.  This is from the book Angles With Ease 2.

  • Sampler, Monday, Aug. 14
  • Bee, Tuesday, Aug. 15
  • Sampler, Wednesday, Aug. 16
  • Farm Girls BOM, Wednesday, Aug. 16
  • Strip Plus, Wednesday, Aug. 16
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, Aug. 17
  • Stitch-In, Friday, Aug. 18
  • Stitch-In, Saturday, Aug. 19
  • Sew 4 Home has a tutorial for a Slimline Waste Pack.  
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Allie-oops Designs said...

Love the fabric she picked for her tie! Marti's quilt is darling. Your "Z" quilt is very interesting, I've never seen that before - I like it as is, but audition it with sashing, you never know until you try! Your bows are so pretty, can't wait to see that one.

Annie said...

Great projects for everybody, Caroll. Very interesting info about those cooling beads. I did not know any of that although I've seen the scarves for sale at various festivals. Love your bows blocks>. They look fun to make.

Anonymous said...

Definitely sashing . It will unify the blocks.

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.