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Sunday, October 21, 2018

MAKE YOUR LEFTOVERS FUNCTIIONAL

Hello Quilters.  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  What did you do?  I played.  I had some left over pieces from a table runner that I was making for the Attic Window Quilt Shop for their Jingle Bell Hop and decided to not let them go to waste.  I made a hot dish mat and a coaster.
 This is a close up of the hot dish mat. 
I hesitate to show you this coaster, because it is far from perfect, but figure it will be okay to use during the upcoming holidays.
I also made this hot dish mat. After experimenting unsuccessfully with free motion quilting, I was going to throw it away.  Then wondered if it would look any better with a binding.  Guess it's not too bad and may come in handy when I need another hot dish mat when company comes during the holidays. 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW:
  • The Sixth Annual Jingle Bell Hop is November 8, 9, 10.  Four quilt shops are participating.  A free pattern comes with the purchase of your passport.  Grand Prizes of $200 in gift cards will be awarded to some lucky participants.  Are you one?
AT THE ATTIC WINDOW QUILT SHOP
  • Bee, Tuesday, Oct. 23
  • Civil War BOM, Tuesday, Oct. 23
  • Embroidery Bee, Tuesday, Oct. 23
  • Bee Hive, Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • First Blush, Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • Beginning Quilting, Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • Knotty Girls, Wednesday, Oct,. 24
  • Doll Bee, Thursday, Oct. 25
  • Going To The Dogs, Thursday, Oct. 25
  • Intermediate Quilting, Thursday, Oct. 25
  • Beginning Quilting, Thursday, Oct. 25
  • Stitch-In, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27 
ON ANOTHER NOTE:
Caroll,  
Caring, Sharing, Creating Smiles

3 comments:

Barb said...

Ohhhhhh love your make overs....

Annie said...

These are fantastic left over makes, Caroll! Your coaster may not be perfect but its festiveness way out shines any imperfections.

Jenny said...

I was in the store today for the Jingle Bell Hop and I didn’t see a pattern for the table runner. I thought it was beautiful.

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.