Well, it's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my home town... Oh wait -- that's Garrison Keillor's line! Actually, it has been a quiet week here for the quilt ministry - which is a good thing, I think! It gives us a chance to take a deep breath, straighten up and get ready for the next wave of ministry quilts. So here's to deep breathing!
We did give away a couple of quilts this week....
This quilt, made by Debora in what I like to call a Mega D9P pattern, is going to a gentleman in Illinois with thyroid cancer.
And this cute little flannel baby quilt, made by Emilie and Pam, is going to a new baby boy in our church family! Love those baby quilts - such a wonderful cheery event to celebrate!
We received this pretty quilt top today; it was donated by Laura and is the perfect fit for a request we just received.
Finished quilt next week!
And here's the most recent hand block we've received - this one is from Anita in Michigan. Once again, if you've ever donated to our church's quilt ministry, or helped out in any way, please consider making a "helping hands" block for the commemorative quilt I'm working on. It will celebrate 500 quilts given away by the ministry, and we hope to reach that milestone by June. You can click on "The Helping Hands Project" button at the right, or the page at the top of this post, to read more about the project.
So that's all from the Sweatshop this week - like I said, a quiet week! We meet this Saturday morning and will probably work on making some of the foster kid duffel bags; I'll try to get some pictures of the Sweatshop at work! It's always fun to see the group of us working on one project - it really does look like a sweatshop!