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Little bits and pieces of news and free projects for quilters: DIY furniture for your sewing room, mystery quilt and a novellini, charity events and more.

Caps for Good

While this is not quilting related, I know many of us quilters also knit or crochet, especially during the colder months. This is a guest blogger post. If you have questions about the program, please visit the web site indicated below and ask them. Now your handmade cap can help save a life! Baby caps […]

Posted: September 23rd, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

Lost Quilt Come Home

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. You might know the location of one of the missing quilts. The Lost Quilt Come […]

Posted: September 15th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

Nifty Fifty Quilters

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 for Breast Cancer Awareness. I live in Virginia and I have been quilting for almost […]

Posted: September 1st, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers

The Global Quilt Project

Global Quilt Project

The Global Quilt Project will benefit a sanitation and clean water well project in the Central African Republic (CAR), a remote landlocked country in Central Africa, which is ranked one of the poorest regions in the world. The latrines built from this project will be located in a school and will allow maturing girls an […]

Posted: July 31st, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

Sharing 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 to come together and do just that! Share a quilt! We also know you share […]

Posted: June 3rd, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

Call for “A Way to Women’s Wellness” 2011 ArtBra Submissions

As founder of “A Way to Women’s Wellness, Inc.”, I began the non-profit foundation in 2003, when I began to invite friends to create embellished bras. The term ArtBra was born and we continue to create ArtBras for our annual WTWW ArtBra calendar and exhibitions. 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of the […]

Posted: April 18th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

Rebuilding New Orleans, Block-by-Block

Books have been written, songs have sung, stories have been told about the city of New Orleans. How to describe one of the oldest American cities: Do you start by telling of its rich cultural heritage? Founded by the French, given in treaty to Spain, sold to the United States, plantations worked by people of […]

Posted: March 18th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Free Projects

The Parkinson’s Quilt Project

The Parkinson’s Quilt Project is the first global quilt project to focus the world’s attention on the nearly one million people in the US and more than 4.1 million people worldwide living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The project aims to raise awareness of the impact that the disease has on people living with Parkinson’s along […]

Posted: March 9th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilting Events

Two Charity Quilts Delivered

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 help out, I’m sure they would appreciate it. These two quilts were made with the […]

Posted: February 17th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey, Quilt Gallery


Quilt Haiti

Quilt Haiti

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. Perhaps by stitching quilts, we’re comforting ourselves, too, because the whole concept of what has […]

Posted: February 9th, 2010  

Topics: Charity Quilting

The Linus Connection

The Linus Connection is a Central Texas non-profit organization whose mission is to make and deliver handmade security blankets that are for children in crisis situations in the Austin and Central Texas area. The blankets go to children in hospital emergency rooms, in crisis centers, foster care, battered women’s shelters, and to any child who […]

Posted: October 7th, 2009  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Special Features