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Charity Quilting

Quilting 911

-+*Submitted by: Jean Kester – Quilting 911 – Quilting Ranny I would love to be included in your list of charity quilt makers. I make quilts specifically for police/fire dispatchers in need, because as a police dispatcher for over 12 years, I know how they are forgotten during and after a tragedy or catastrophe. Describe […]

Posted: July 19th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilt Gallery


Canadian Comfort and Remembrance Project

-+*Submitted by: Jane Guthrie The Canadian Comfort and Remembrance Project (CCRP) was born Jan. 17, 2006 when I heard the news of the death of Canadian diplomat Glyn Berry, who was killed that morning in Afganistan. In the CCRP I invite Canadians to make blocks and quilts to be given to spouses and mothers of […]

Posted: July 18th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Michele Bilyeu, Charity Quilter

-+*Michele Bilyeu is a life-long volunteer who currently lives in Salem, Oregon. Having learned to sew at age 12 on her Alaskan grandmother’s old treadle sewing machine, she quickly developed a love of not only sewing but sewing for others. In September of 2005, she was one of 200 women gathered at the Salem Convention […]

Posted: July 17th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Guest Bloggers, Quilt Gallery


Helping Iowa Quilters

-+*Gudrun is collecting quilting supplies and fabric to help those affected by the terrible flooding in Iowa. Many residents have lost everything and still have not been able to get back into their homes. Gudrun is hoping to have all donations in by August 15. Find out more from these posts: Quilters in Need and […]

Posted: July 16th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative

-+*Submitted by: Ami Simms – Blog The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) is an Internet-driven, grassroots, totally volunteer effort to raise awareness and fund research through art. More than $157,000 was collected for various chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association during 2006 and 2007 by the AAQI. In January 2008, the AAQI became a Michigan nonprofit […]

Posted: July 14th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting


And Still Counting

-+*Submitted by: Caron Lage Inspiration and description for my project: Not long ago, I was perusing the Internet, when I came across some photos of a display at Reed College out in Portland Oregon. Flags had been placed in the lawn. A red flag for every American who has died in the war, and a […]

Posted: July 12th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting


Victoria’s Quilts Canada

-+*Comforting People with Cancer R├ęconforter les personnes avec le cancer Victoria’s Quilts Canada was established in 2000 by Betty Giffin. VQC is a non-profit charitable organization, committed to providing comfort, both spiritually and physically, to individuals diagnosed with cancer. It is staffed entirely by volunteers who make quilts and distribute them to people diagnosed with […]

Posted: July 10th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Quilt Gallery


Charity Quilting Month

-+*July will be Charity Quilting Month here at the Quilting Gallery. This will be an opportunity to feature the many wonderful charities and organizations out there where quilts and quilters are involved. We are a very generous community. My hope is to have a charity to post about every other day during the month of […]

Posted: June 20th, 2008  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Site News


Victoria Quilts 2007 Quilt Top

-+*This is the quilt top I completed at the Victoria Quilts Quilt-a-Thon held earlier this year.

Posted: December 23rd, 2007  

Topics: Charity Quilting, My Quilting Journey

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