Here are the hearts I made to go to New Zealand from the mosaic-like fabric I created earlier this month.
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.
Please join me in welcoming today’s guest blogger, Maria Elkins. Maria has a web site, Lost Quilt Come Home, dedicated to displaying lost and stolen quilts and to providing information on protecting quilts. Be sure to check her web site.
Please join me in welcoming guest blogger, Teresa, as she shares her Nifty Fifty quilting group and charity. An awesome group that has accomplished so much. I created the Nifty Fifty state quilt block swaps which also make charity quilts
Thank you for this opportunity to post about our Charity Quilt site "Sharing Quilts". Giving a quilt to someone "just because" or in a time-of-need is so amazing. So, we feel this "Sharing Quilts" is perfect for the quilting community
Yesterday, I dropped off two more charity quilts for Victoria’s Quilts Canada. Last week, their headoffice, located here in Ottawa, received requests for 80 quilts… in one week! They definitely need more quilters. It’s a fabulous organization, if you can
By: Tammy Gilley Quilts were meant for sharing. I’ve been noodling about quilts. Women who make them. Women who need them. Quilts, especially those that are handcrafted, are really just a giant hug for anyone who wraps one around herself.
Here are the six baby quilts I submitted to my local quilt guild which will be donated to the children’s hospital, The tops for these quilts were made using the charms received from quilters around the world in the Charms
Last year, I ran a contest here on the Quilting Gallery site, Charms for Charity. We raised 1,149 charms. Last January a couple friends and I started a charity sewing group and invited others to join us. We meet once
The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project is a national effort developed to draw public attention to the current maternal death rates, as well as to the gross under-reporting of maternal deaths in the United States, and to honor those women who have died of pregnancy-related causes since 1982.
Below is one quilter’s appeal to helping the victims of the Bushfires in Australia. Also check out this web site for other efforts: Handmade Help. Hello, A few days ago, I sat down in my favourite chair, reached out and
As crafters, we know how fun and satisfying it is to make and give a handmade present, especially when the recipient is a child. Remembering back to our own girlhoods, some of our most cherished gifts were handmade clothes for