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 Hands2Help charity quilt drive. I told my friends that I was expecting two or maybe… Continue reading Hands2Help: a Because You Matter bonanza!

Two more Because you Matter quilts!

Do you remember a while back when I told you about the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge? And that Because You Matter Quilts for Kids is this years Canadian recipient? It’s in this blog post here if you want to refresh your memory. Well, the first quilts have arrived! It’s absolutely thrilling!!! Thank you to Anita,… Continue reading Two more Because you Matter quilts!

2015 Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge

Happy 5th anniversary to┬áthe 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 quilt and donate it to one of the charities listed on the Hands2Help website. (But… Continue reading 2015 Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge

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 am calling it Wrenly for Sweden because I had been playing around with a jellyroll… Continue reading A Very Wrenly Quilt for Sweden

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 Thomas the Tank Engine fabric because what two-year-old boy doesn’t love Thomas? And woah! Thomas… Continue reading Ring Toss: a quilt for Beckham

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. This little double Irish chain will go to a child through the RCMP Victim’s Services… Continue reading In the Frame and a Finish