You may be aware that Carole of From My Carolina Home issued a call for Quilts (finished, tops, blocks - now needs more longarmers) to ultimately give as an act of kindness to victims of the September 2018 Hurricane Florence and aftermath. Today, I'm wanting to heighten awareness that there is still a need for … Continue reading #SpeakKindness #QuiltKindness: Carolina Hurricane Quilts Update
Hurricane Florence hit Carolina in September , but those impacted will feel the impact for many years to come. Sadly, the Death toll has risen to 51 people. Loss of life is always sad, but so many people were also flooded out of their homes and business. Early estimates to rebuild are staggering - $18.5 billion, … Continue reading Call For Quilty Hugs For Carolina Hurricane Victims – How You Can Help!
Today, I want to heighten awareness of a great charity project that could use your help. And, there are several easy ways you can help make a difference for a great cause. Carole From My Carolina Home is coordinating filling bags with purchased and a few key handmade items, for a women's shelter in … Continue reading Safelight Project – A Call For Help
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
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
Many of us know that a quilt can provide great comfort to those dealing with various life challenges, just as sewn animals. But I find it amazing and heartwarming when I hear about young people who go above and beyond to make things to provide such comfort to strangers. Sewing Hope, is one story that should … Continue reading Sewing Teddy Bears – Sewing Hope
Time to Congratulate all the lucky winners of the Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. Maureen Russell of Beautiful Embroidery Designs has an on-going program to help raise funds for CF, through sale of her Justin's Magic Mandala Machine Embroidery Designs, as well as her collections (large and small) of PDF Mandala templates, that are … Continue reading Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis – Winners