An update on California Fires – Call for Quilt Blocks (and quilts) – Thomas Fire Relief Quilts

Today I want to share insights about the fires in California as well as a way you can help.   Helpers are also needed to increase awareness of how quilters can help.  I have seen grassroots efforts rally to send fabric to those that lost their homes, lost their stash.  Great intentions, but having lived thru … Continue reading An update on California Fires – Call for Quilt Blocks (and quilts) – Thomas Fire Relief Quilts

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Call for Quilts – #QuiltsForVegas

Thanks to Christa Watson for sharing a post on her blog (Christa Quilts), which caught my attention for #QuiltsForVegas. The Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild has a call for #quiltsforVegas and today I'm trying to heighten awareness and ultimately encourage quilters and quilt guilds to participate.  Help is needed to make and donate quilts, even quilt … Continue reading Call for Quilts – #QuiltsForVegas

RARE Science:The RARE Bear Project and a Charity Fundraiser

RARE Science is a non-profit research organization, that through a unique collaborative approach, works directly with patient families and foundations to find more immediate therapeutic solutions for children with rare disease.  Christina Waters is a medical geneticist who started this program which also provides handmade "RARE Bears" to children, around the world, with rare diseases.  There are … Continue reading RARE Science:The RARE Bear Project and a Charity Fundraiser

Help Aurifil With Support For Italy

We've all heard the sad news about the devastating earthquake in Central Italy, which hit this past week.  Many lives have been lost, plenty of homes, businesses, and church structures have been destroyed.  Help is needed in just about every way possible.  While volunteers are arriving to help, more is needed and help will be needed … Continue reading Help Aurifil With Support For Italy

Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser – #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlongBee Creative Charity Fundraiser – Week #4: #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong

Today I want to thank those of you who have helped Maureen Russell, of Beautiful Embroidery Designs, to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, as well as increase awareness of CF.  For those that have purchased virtual raffle tickets, by way of donating funds and/or purchase of Maureen's PDF Mandala templates or her Justin's … Continue reading Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser – #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlongBee Creative Charity Fundraiser – Week #4: #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong