Category Archives: Charity

Hands2Help, Vogue 9057, row quilts, novels and knitting

Dear Vi, Put your hands together and wish a happy 7th anniversary to the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge! Sarah has graciously reminded us that this weekend is the first linky party to show our progress on our quilts. I’ve gone through … Continue reading

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Hands2Help: a Because You Matter bonanza!

I asked friends to collect our mail for us when we left to spend two months in the Yukon because I was going to be gone right in the middle of the time that quilts might be arriving from the … Continue reading

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Two more Because you Matter quilts!

Do you remember a while back when I told you about the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge? And that Because You Matter Quilts for Kids is this years Canadian recipient? It’s in this blog post here if you want to refresh … Continue reading

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2015 Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge

Happy 5th anniversary to the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge! It’s being organized by Sarah over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. High Five, Sarah! It’s a lot of work to organize a challenge like this! Quilters are invited to make a … Continue reading

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A Very Wrenly Quilt for Sweden

The other day I told you about a young family that had lost their house to fire, and how I’d started making quilts for the children. I showed you Beckham’s quilt. Today I finished his big sister Sweden’s quilt! I … Continue reading

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Ring Toss: a quilt for Beckham

Last month a young family that I know lost their home to fire. Beckham and his big sister lost everything they own. So I got busy making quilts. This one is for Beckham, who is an energetic toddler. I used … Continue reading

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In the Frame and a Finish

I finally finished the top (flimsy) of the garden quilt! It’s the bow-tie pattern with hand-appliqued hexie rosettes. It is now sandwiched, basted and in the frame – ready to be quilted. And here is another Because You Matter quilt. … Continue reading

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Charity Quilt

This is a Hands-2-Help charity quilt 🙂 This one is going to the RCMP Victim Services Unit here in Salmon Arm. It is 69×53″ and hand tied. I love hand tied quilts. They are so cozy and loveable! Almost as … Continue reading

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Because You Matter: Boy Quilt #2

I’m really moving right along with these sibling quilts! Here is quilt number two: It measures 43″ x 30″ – a nice size for a preschooler. I was digging around in the bottom of my stash and I came up … Continue reading

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Because You Matter: Boy #1

I promised the social worker three quilts for three little boys, and the first one is finished! She asked for small quilts (blankie-sized), so this one will meet the bill at 24 x 36″. Perfect for a toddler or pre-schooler! … Continue reading

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Little Boy Prints Needed ASAP

I am using my 15-minute coffee break to dash off this quick little blog post, which is actually a request to any of you who quilt.  I spoke to the social worker that took the pink Valentine quilt last month. … Continue reading

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Creative Update

I have been feeling quite guilty about not posting anything for pretty nearly an entire month! Lots has been going on, but since today is Wednesday, I want to do an update on what I’ve been up to in the … Continue reading

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