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Local Ottawa Friends: Cocktail Party and Quilt Auction

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This Tuesday, there’s a Cocktail Party and Quilt Auction at the Trattoria Caffe Italia in Ottawa.

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Posted: June 2nd, 2013  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events

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Star Blocks for The Linus Connection

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As part of the Between Heaven and Texas blog hop starting tomorrow, we’re asking you to make an extra block (or as many as you like) for The Linus Connection.

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Posted: April 28th, 2013  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Special Features

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Re-opening Registrations for the Sandy Quilt Block Drive

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I’m happy to let you know that I’ve re-opened the registration forms for the Sandy Quilt Block Drive.

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Posted: January 8th, 2013  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events, Site News


Help for Families and Students in Newton, CT

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I have some information on various efforts going on to help support the families and students so greatly impacted by the massacre in Newton, CT.

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Posted: December 23rd, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Tutorial: Wonky Scrappy Log Cabin Quilt Block

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I’m thrilled with the response so far to the Sandy Quilt Block Drive. Here’s the Wonky Scrappy Log Cabin Tutorial. This is an easy and fun block to put together.

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Posted: November 9th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Free Projects, My Quilting Journey

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Mystery Quilt by Email, Proceeds for Jack

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Please join me in welcoming today’s guest blogger, Heather Spence. She is organizing another Mystery Quilt by Email to raise funds for a little boy named Jack who was diagnosed with a very large brain tumor.

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Posted: September 23rd, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, Quilting Events


Feeding Needy Children

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Please join me in welcoming today’s guest, Judy Howard, as she shares some info on her efforts to help stamp out hunger. She’s organizing a quilt exhibit too and wants your entries to tour in the exhibit.

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Posted: May 30th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers


Bee Blessed

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Please join me in welcoming today’s guest Judith as she shares with us the charity group, Bee Blessed, that her and a friend have created to help others in need in Belfast. They’d love to have you join them making blocks and spreading the word about their efforts.

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Posted: May 29th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Quilting for Charity

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For this week’s Learning Center post, I asked four organizations/groups to share information about their quilting charity: Bumble Beans BASICS, Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative, The Linus Connection and Quilts of Valor. I also asked Kristy from Hopeful Threads to share her story with us … I think you’ll be inspired.

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Posted: April 26th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, The Learning Center


Join the FUN: Mystery Quilt by Email

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Last year, Heather hosted a Mystery Quilt By Email to raise funds for her mom’s stem cell transplant. Now, Heather’s hosting another Mystery Quilt to help another family stricken by cancer and ever-increasing medical bills. I hope you’ll join the Mystery Quilt FUN and help too.

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Posted: April 11th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, Quilting Events


Helping someone else = a lovely give-away for you!

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I read over on Erin Russek’s blog earlier this week, that’s she’s created a gorgeous dresden plate with appliqué pattern and all proceeds from sales are going to help a little girl in her community. I purchased extra copies of Erin’s pattern to give-away to you!

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Posted: March 8th, 2012  

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4 Patches 4 Hope

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Can you help? – Make some 4 Patches 4 Hope this weekend and send them to Regina. Make light-dark 4 patch block(s) using 2 1/2″ squares. The goal is 4,000 blocks that are then being assembled into “comfort quilts” and donated.

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Posted: January 24th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


Can you help cover a naked bed? – BASICS Quilt Drive

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Victoria is on a serious mission to get 400 more quilts by the United States’ Thanksgiving to meet the 700 quilts she was originally asked for. Can you help by sending a quilt?

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Posted: November 9th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


Join the Fun: Mystery Quilt By Email from Heather Spence

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Please join me in welcoming today’s guest blogger, Heather Spence. In an effort to raise funds for her mom’s stem cell transplant surgery, Heather will be hosting a Mystery Quilt By Email in early October. Please, if you can help, support Heather (and her mom) in this initiative.

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Posted: September 6th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, Quilting Events


Can you help? – Project Threads of Hope

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Quilts for Japan is now entering into its second phase of relief efforts for the people of Japan, Project Threads of Hope and your assistance is greatly needed.

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Posted: August 11th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting


It is in giving that we receive… by Melissa Hatheway

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Today’s guest blogger, Melissa Hatheway, she shares with us her charity quilting projects.

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Posted: June 23rd, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers


22" Quilt Contest/Exhibit Feeds Starving Children

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The overwhelming need to feed needy children inspired to sponsor the "Food for Body and Soul Touring Quilts Contest and Exhibits".

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Posted: June 9th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events


Some quilty news stuff you’ll just love!

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Quilty news from Florida, Russia, New York, Alabama, Canada and Japan. You don’t want to miss seeing the awesome branding selected for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia.

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Posted: May 18th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Web Finds

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The Kaleidoscope Community Quilt Project

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An invitation for all Quilting Gallery friends to participate in The Kaleidoscope Community Quilt Project being created here in Ottawa, Canada this May.

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Posted: April 7th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Site News


Mosaic-Like Hearts for Christchurch

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Here are the hearts I made to go to New Zealand from the mosaic-like fabric I created earlier this month.

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Posted: March 27th, 2011  

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