Category Archives: Charity

Creative Nudge – A Kiwi in Morocco

My globetrotting to quilt festivals abroad continues to be an international experience in more ways than one. This week I’d like to feature the work of New Zealand quilter Valda Sutton, and her 2 quilts in the New Zealand exhibits … Continue reading

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Sewing Days and the eQuilter Classroom

Wow, we had such a great day here in the eQuilter classroom! A fantastic group of quilters showed up, drooled over our fabrics, picked out their favorites, and made quilts for hurricane victims. Next week we will work on layering … Continue reading

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Hello from New Zealand!

Tonight I am writing to you from New Zealand, after spending the day with lots of talented enthusiastic Kiwi Quilters at the Quilt Symposium in Christchurch. On Thursday I went to the WOW (World of Wearable Arts) show in Wellington, … Continue reading

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Sewing Days Oct 14 & 21 for Disaster Relief – Update

Harvey, Irma, Maria…the destructive hurricane trio has done so much damage we still can’t fathom the losses. Many of you are calling and writing, asking what you can do to help. eQuilter is gearing up for a massive comfort quilt … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Teddy Bear Hugs

I had a teddy bear when I was a kid. I bet you did too. When I was scared, I would hide under the covers and clench my bear tightly…and I would feel safe. Last week I spoke about our … Continue reading

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When There Are No Words….Pray, Donate & Make Quilts

For those of you facing Hurricane Irma, the Western Fires, or the earthquake aftermath, we are just holding our breath and hoping…praying that you are all safe. 2 days ago Mayor Tim Kerner (Jean Lafitte, LA) drove a truck full … Continue reading

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What To Do

Texas flooded, Western Fires, and now Irma approaching. We all know someone who is or will be affected. As quilters our first instinct is to help. Now is the time for us all to give to grassroots organizations that are … Continue reading

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Post Storm Labor Day

I have tried several times to start writing this week’s letter, trying to find the words after such a devastating hurricane and flood hit Houston and the gulf coast. Most of you know what is going on – now there … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Peaceful Mandala

Dear Houston, Our hearts are breaking for you, and our prayers are being sent to comfort you, keep you safe, and bring you through this incomprehensible flood. We will do all that we can to help you, and I know … Continue reading

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Helping Texas Flood Victims

We have had many requests for suggestions of Houston and/or disaster relief organizations who would make the best use of monetary donations. There will be a quilt drive, but for now we need to help by donating money for disaster … Continue reading

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