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, who sent these two beautiful quilts:
Green frogs for a little boy (ribbit! ribbit!)…
And a pretty string quilt for a little girl. Hand tied!
And the back of this little quilt is so sweet, too!
Together, we can be the change that we want to see in the world!
Now! I`m off to pack up the camper. We`re traveling North to the Yukon for a few weeks to spend some time in our little Fox Lake cabin.
Happy 5th anniversary to the 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 don’t worry if you can’t afford to mail the quilt, you do have the option of donating to a local charity. There are no barriers put in your way if you want to participate.) The object of the challenge is to get quilts wrapped around the shoulders of those who need them.
Extra exciting is that this year, Because You Matter Quilts for Kids is the Canadian recipient! That’s me!! Canadian quilters who don’t want to mail their quilts across the border can mail them to me as an option (if they don’t know where to donate locally or want to contribute to Because you Matter specifically.) How cool is that? !!! Thank you so much, Sarah! I’ll also be posting the quilts I’m making as I go along. I have a special project in mind for Because you Matter this year and I’ll be telling you all about it soon.
Sarah has arranged lots of sponsors and lots of prizes, a linky party, free patterns if you need ideas and all kinds of fun for participants, so head on over to Hands2Help and sign up. Registration opens today!