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4 Patches 4 Hope

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.

Posted: January 24th, 2012  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


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

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?

Posted: November 9th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


Join the Fun: Mystery Quilt By Email from Heather Spence

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.

Posted: September 6th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, Quilting Events


Can you help? – Project Threads of Hope

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.

Posted: August 11th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting


It is in giving that we receive… by Melissa Hatheway

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

Posted: June 23rd, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers


22" Quilt Contest/Exhibit Feeds Starving Children

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

Posted: June 9th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events


Some quilty news stuff you’ll just love!

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.

Posted: May 18th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Web Finds

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The Kaleidoscope Community Quilt Project

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

Posted: April 7th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Site News


Mosaic-Like Hearts for Christchurch

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

Posted: March 27th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey

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Quilts for Japan

A few ways to help Japan: send quilts or donate cash. Every little bit will help.

Posted: March 24th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Hearts for Christchurch and Making Mosaic-Like Fabric

Evie Harris is collecting hearts from around the world to be given to Christchurch residents. I’ve made up some colourful mosaic-like fabric to make some hearts later this week.

Posted: March 9th, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey


Blocks for Charity: The Lantern Project

The Blocks for Charity – The Lantern Project was started by Melinda in the fall of 2010. They are looking for quilters to help make 10.5″ unfinished blocks for this charity.

Posted: February 23rd, 2011  

Topics: Charity Quilting