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A special prize for Quilting Gallery fans entering the “New from Old” quilt contest

Earlier this year, I told you about the “New from Old” quilt contest in support of the Alliance for American Quilts. Quiltmakers are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about this opportunity to celebrate the past in the frame of the present. The rich array of prizes this year includes a Handi Quilter HQ Sixteen […]

Posted: March 21st, 2010  

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Winter Time Mini Quilt Swap

Registration is now available for the Winter Time Mini Quilt Swap. Some of the rules have changed, so please read the guidelines page carefully before you register. Registration closes January 31st. Partner information will be sent by February 2nd. The deadline to mail your mini quilt is March 1st for overseas shipments and March 8th […]

Posted: January 20th, 2010  

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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


Lending a Stitcher’s Hand to the Australian Bushfire Victims

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 picked up my current patchwork project and began to sew. I suddenly realised that for […]

Posted: March 3rd, 2009  

Topics: Charity Quilting, Special Features


Summary for the Living Healing Quilt Project

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time Here’s a summary of all the quilt blocks for the Living Healing Quilt Project.

Posted: January 26th, 2009  

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Marie and Linda David Cree

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. This picture represents our grandfather (Raksotha) Kaheroton Daniel Peter Nicholas who was […]

Posted: January 25th, 2009  

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Joanne Daniels

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. The eagle represents freedom and sees very far. The feather gives us […]

Posted: January 24th, 2009  

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Julie Ouellette

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. I know that Inukshook is not in my teaching. I’m Oneida, but […]

Posted: January 23rd, 2009  

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Anishinaabe-kwe’s Resilience, Shirley Ida Williams

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. By: Shirley Ida Williams nee Pheasant This is my story of how […]

Posted: January 22nd, 2009  

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Inter-generational Survivor, Kimberley Dunstan

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. My name is Kimberley Dunstan, I am Nlakapamux from Lytton British Columbia. […]

Posted: January 21st, 2009  

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Trudy Spiller

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. This square was quilted by Lugaganowals (Trudy Spiller). I am Gitxsan in […]

Posted: January 20th, 2009  

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Moneca Sinclaire

Living Healing Quilt ProjectPromoting Healing – One Stitch at a Time This post is part of the Living Healing Quilt Project that honours the strength, courage, and commitment of Indian Residential School Survivors. This quilt block is from Quilt 3 – Child Prisoners. My colonial name is Moneca Sinclaire and I was raised as a […]

Posted: January 18th, 2009  

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