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 [...]
Comforting People with Cancer Réconforter 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
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
This is the quilt top I completed at the Victoria Quilts Quilt-a-Thon held earlier this year.