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Jul 22, 2011

Thank you to everyone who visited during the Kutztown Folk Festival, it was great to meet you! It was so much cooler than last year--the heat waited until this week. I do hope you are all keeping cool. A fabric salesman once told me the summer heat was a fabric store owner's friend, it chased everyone back inside to enjoy the air conditioning and thus to sew.
It has taken a while but we now have things sorted and ready for Quilt Odyssey next week in Hershey. Please be sure to stop by and bring your guild card or newsletter for a 10% discount on your purchases. The Quilt Odyssey show is always so nice and talk about air conditioning! We have received so many really great prints that I have not had time to list on line but they will be at the shows. There is nothing like being able to feel the fabric when making your purchase.
Carol Wilson has designed a quilt print alternating an eight point star and feathered wreath. Each block is about 12" square. You have seen her notecards and stationery, the quilt looks just like them.

This month's recipe (I use the word 'month' loosely) is for a summer desert the little one just loves. She actually requested it for her 18th birthday in place of a cake.

Layered Banana Pineapple Dessert

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
3 bananas, sliced
8-ounces cream cheese, softened
3 1/2 cups cold milk
2 packages vanilla flavored instant pudding
20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
8 ounces whipped topping , thawed

Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in 13 x 9" pan.
Press evenly onto bottom of pan.
Arrange banana slices on crust

Beat cream cheese until smooth.
Gradually beat in milk.
Add pudding mixes.
Beat until well blended.
Spread evenly over banana slices.
Spoon pineapples evenly over pudding mixture.
Spread whipped topping over piineapple.
Regfrigerate 3 hours or until ready to serve.
Makes 15 servings.

Keep cool and See you in Hershey!
Watch for our next FabShopHop in September.