It’s been an exciting month featuring various charity quilting projects, orgaizations, initiatives and quilters. I hope you have enjoyed this special feature. In case you missed any, or are new here to the Quilting Gallery, here’s a list of all
Please join me in welcoming the first Guest Blogger to the Quilting Gallery. If you’re interested in being a Guest Blogger, just drop me an email to discuss. I am pleased to be a guest blogger for the Quilting Gallery!
I’m participating in the Doll Quilt Swap 4 this summer. Here’s a picture of what Alison sent me. I love the colours and I found the perfect spot for it, on my side table in the living room. Thanks Alison,
Beth over at Simply Sewn is having a big box give-away. Here’s some wonderful Moda Marbles that she’s including in the box. Good luck!
Submitted by: Clare Worthy – Dordogne Quilter What gave you the idea to raise money for Leukaemia research via quilting? I am a Moderator of two France Yahoo Groups. Amongst those groups are some fellow crafters – knitters, card makers,
The Nashville AQS show will be in full swing one month from now, and I’ve already made my first purchase. I was reading Pat Sloan’s July Newsletter on the weekend and she had featured this adorable pattern, Chubby Chicks along
Living Healing Quilt Project — Promoting Healing — One Stitch at a Time If you or someone you know has been directly affected by Indian Residential Schools, then we encourage you to contribute to the Living Healing Quilt Project. The
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
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.
Last weekend, I finally got around to picking my fabric and pattern for the Doll Quilt Swap. I’ve been wanting to do a paper-pieced project for a while, so I could put to use the mini iron my folks bought
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
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
It’s no surprise to anyone that knows me that I love purses and tote bags. So, I was thrilled when I stumbled upon this great tutorial on how to make a Classic Tote from Sew, Mama, Sew!. The photo instructions
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
Carla Barrett of Feathered Fibers draws these adorable quilting cartoons for a magazine, Machine Quilting Unlimited.
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
… I’m really behind these days. A couple of days before Canada Day, I switched Internet providers and something went very wrong, resulting in me having no access for several days. While this might not be a big deal for
My mom’s in town to visit for a few days, so posting will be limited, as I didn’t have a chance to get some posts ready ahead of time. However, the newsletter is just about ready to go out, look
Wouldn’t this Backyard Safari quilt, make a great kids’ gift? The finished size is 45″ x 57″. The pattern features fabrics from the Backyard Safari Collection By Johnny Karwan and was designed by Cyndi Walker for Clothworks.
Living in the Nation’s capital for the past 6+ years, Canada Day has become my most favourite day of the year. It starts pretty early in the morning, and lasts well into the early hours of the next day, sometimes