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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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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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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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Because You Matter

Be the change you want to see in the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi What change would I like to see in the world? I would like to see people treasure and take care of each other for no other reason than … Continue reading

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