Mark your calendars for the upcoming One Million Pillow Case Challenge Sew-a-Thon coming up on September 16th and 17th, 2016. For the third year, our friends at American Patchwork & Quilting are hosting this fun event, and inviting sewists from around the world to participate.
Star Blocks for The Linus Connection
As part of the Between Heaven and Texas blog hop starting tomorrow, we’re asking you to make an extra block (or as many as you like) for The Linus Connection.
Re-opening Registrations for the Sandy Quilt Block Drive
I’m happy to let you know that I’ve re-opened the registration forms for the Sandy Quilt Block Drive.
Help for Families and Students in Newton, CT
I have some information on various efforts going on to help support the families and students so greatly impacted by the massacre in Newton, CT.
Tutorial: Wonky Scrappy Log Cabin Quilt Block
I’m thrilled with the response so far to the Sandy Quilt Block Drive. Here’s the Wonky Scrappy Log Cabin Tutorial. This is an easy and fun block to put together.
Mystery Quilt by Email, Proceeds for Jack
Please join me in welcoming today’s guest blogger, Heather Spence. She is organizing another Mystery Quilt by Email to raise funds for a little boy named Jack who was diagnosed with a very large brain tumor.
Feeding Needy Children
Please join me in welcoming today’s guest, Judy Howard, as she shares some info on her efforts to help stamp out hunger. She’s organizing a quilt exhibit too and wants your entries to tour in the exhibit.
Please join me in welcoming today’s guest Judith as she shares with us the charity group, Bee Blessed, that her and a friend have created to help others in need in Belfast. They’d love to have you join them making blocks and spreading the word about their efforts.
Helping someone else = a lovely give-away for you!
I read over on Erin Russek’s blog earlier this week, that’s she’s created a gorgeous dresden plate with appliqué pattern and all proceeds from sales are going to help a little girl in her community. I purchased extra copies of Erin’s pattern to give-away to you!
4 Patches 4 Hope
Can you help? – Make some 4 Patches 4 Hope this weekend and send them to Regina. Make light-dark 4 patch block(s) using 2 1/2″ squares. The goal is 4,000 blocks that are then being assembled into “comfort quilts” and donated.
Can you help cover a naked bed? – BASICS Quilt Drive
Victoria is on a serious mission to get 400 more quilts by the United States’ Thanksgiving to meet the 700 quilts she was originally asked for. Can you help by sending a quilt?
22" Quilt Contest/Exhibit Feeds Starving Children
The overwhelming need to feed needy children inspired to sponsor the "Food for Body and Soul Touring Quilts Contest and Exhibits".