Please clip through to watch the video about making quilts as a way to heal after losing someone dear. In two years the quilt squares will become part of a giant quilt that will cover parts of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah auctioned quilts to raise funds for patients in need of assistance. This auction was so successful that they are held another on April 12, 2014. Check out this page to see the quilts, http://www.augustahealth.com/quilts-of-comfort/2013-quilts.
Learn about making quilts for loved ones that have passed at this website:
Watch this video to learn about a moving quilt project that honors the victims of unsolved murders in Detroit.
You can help by going to their website: http://www.remembermequiltproject.org/participate/
Most quilters know how much brain power is used while quilting. Now there’s a study to prove it.
Frances Stauffer began making quilts for the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale when it began in 1946. Her last charity quilt will be auctioned off on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Elkhart, IN.
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The Palatine Park District quilt group donated quilts to 6 girls at Northwest Treatment Associates. Not only were the quilts pretty bed covers, but they were used to prompt meaningful discussions. One talk emphasized the fact that each quilt is unique and beautiful, just like each of the girls. Other conversations were about ways the girls can nurture and comfort themselves and how there are people who do bad things, but also people who are good and caring.
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