Wednesday, January 23, 2013

What's Cookin' At The Sweatshop?

Hi, all!

How did it get to be Wednesday already?  This week is flying by!  We've made a few quilts this week, and received a bunch of donations, all of which I want to share with you!  So here goes...

This quilt top was donated by Carol C. and bordered up by Pam.  It is going to a man who suffered a severe heart attack last week and is currently in the intensive care unit.

This pretty quilt was kitted up by one of our non-sewing members, Angie.  It's going to find a new home with a woman who has been battling cancer for many years, and has recently developed a brain tumor.  Her medication caused her to fall and she broke her leg, so she's dealing with that on top of everything else.  We felt a quilt-y hug was definitely in order!

And this quilt, which was donated to us by our lovely friend and honorary member, Anonymous Donor (A.D. for short), is going to find a home with a woman who was just diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.  She battled breast cancer many years ago and now cancer is rearing its ugly head again.  Our prayers and best wishes go with this quilt and hopefully will bring her some comfort!

And now for the donations....

A beautiful stack of quilts from A.D....

...some quilting templates...

...some cutting templates...

...and some patterns, too!

A.D. also gave us a whole bunch of mini-bolts to help organize our fabric - awesome!!

39 yards of fabric from Carol!

Mina sent this beautiful quilt top...
...along with this beautiful batch of fabric...

...and these lovelies...
...and some fun blocks!!
So it's been a busy week, and some busy times ahead getting all of these donations processed and organized!  But that's a good problem to have...

Thanks to all of you who help support our quilt ministry!  There's no way we could accomplish all that we do without your help and you are greatly appreciated!  PS - if you haven't heard about The Helping Hands Project, please check out the tab at the top of the page - we received another hand block today...

From Carolyn!

It's so much fun to see the different blocks - each as individual as the person who created it.  I can't wait to see how they all look together!  So please please please, if you've ever sent a donation for our quilt ministry or made a quilt for the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge, make a block and send it in - our "Helping Hands" quilt won't be the same without your block!  




  1. What a wonderful bunch of quilts, fabrics and quilty items from such lovely people.

  2. Awesome Quilts!!! Miss those Saturday get together's

  3. Quilters sure are a generous bunch! Pretty group of quilts!

  4. Very generous AD. Love the hour glass quilt.


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