Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Fun Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats!

With Halloween coming up soon it puts me in the mood to make some fun, creative, and easy halloween treats. While browsing the internet looking for ideas I stumbled upon this recipe and it looks absolutely adorable! And quite delicious. 

Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats

These cute little guys are SO easy to make, and fun to eat! It is the perfect after-school project with your kids or grand kids!

To make Frankenstein, you will need: 
Kellogg's Apple Jack's Cereal
Kellogg's Rice Krispie Treats (or you can make yours from scratch)
Icing tinted green with food coloring
Icing, tinted black with food coloring
White circular candies for eyes
Lollipop sticks
Zip top Plastic Bags
Wax Paper
Icing Connectors (available at craft stores)
Icing Tips:
#2 (round)
#46 (flat edge for nose and eyebrows)
#233 (for hair) with connectors

To start making this Halloween recipe for your kids, insert lollipop sticks into the bottom of your Rice Krispie Treats. Prepare your icing. Gel food coloring works best. Trim the corners of your zip top bags. Insert an icing connector (available at craft stores) in the corner hole you cut, spoon in your icing and attach your icing tip to the outside of the bag.

Using the #46 icing tip and green icing, pipe one long eyebrow and a shorter flat nose. Using the #2 icing tip and green icing, pipe two dots for the eyes. Add candies. And pipe a squiggly mouth, a scar, and two dots on the sides for his bolts. The attach his Apple Jack's bolts.

Using the #233 icing tip and black icing, pipe on Frankenstein's hair. You can use the #2 tip for this too, it will just take a bit longer.

If you want to dress him up a bit, cut a green and white paper straw in half and insert the lollipop stick into it before displaying your treats in little orange candies.

I think these would be PERFECT for your Halloween celebration! And we hope you have a very Happy Halloween!
Love, All the Ladies at The Parish

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Glacier Star Quilt Class

Glacier Star is the most stunning quilt in Judy Niemeyer’s collection of paper-pieced quilt patterns.  We are excited to be featuring certified instructor Linda Tellesbo to teach this Technique-of-the-Month class! 
Each month, for six months, you will learn a specific technique featured in this masterpiece quilt, making it easy enough to create for even the beginner!  This class will familiarize you with Judy’s paper-piecing technique and process, and you will have the confidence and skills to make many more of Judy Niemeyer’s beautiful quilt patterns!

Featured Teacher!

Linda Tellesbo is a Judy Niemeyer Quilting Certified Instructor originally from Washington's Skagit Valley. Her quilts have won prestigious awards in almost every major quilt show event in the Pacific Northwest Region! These events include the Association of Pacific Northwest Quilter's Quiltfest, Quilters Anonymous, Block Party, and the Busy Bees shows. In 2008, her quilts were showcased at the LaConner Quilt Museum, where she was the featured artist. In 2010, she received the honor of being selected as the Featured Artist for the Quilter’s Anonymous show!
We are so excited to have Linda teaching at our shop!