1. Fourth of July Quilt

    I thought it appropriate to work on a quilt for Camp Hope on the July 4th weekend. I just finished piecing it and will get it quilted and bound before I see Carol Thelen in a couple of weeks. Carol is the founder of Quilts for Camp Hope. As I've mentioned in previous posts, Camp Hope is a treatment facility for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, commonly known as PTSD…Read More

  2. Camp Blessing Quilt

    After I had just written last week's post about quilts for causes, I got an email from my quilting friend Amy who had pieced a T-shirt quilt and had me quilt it a few months ago.  It was a donation quilt to be used as a fundraiser for Camp Blessing which is a summer camp for children with disabilities and special needs.  Siblings can also attend the camp.  Here's what Amy wrote: "I don't know i…Read More

  3. Quilts for Causes

    As I mentioned in a previous post, quilters love to make donation quilts to give for worthy causes.  When I'm not working on t-shirt quilts for customers, I'm either making a quilt for myself or for a gift or to donate.  I just finished making a couple more donation quilts.  I made a patriotic one to give to Quilts for Camp Hope for a soldier who is being treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disor…Read More

  4. Quilt for Camp Hope

    Quilters are caring, giving people. We love to make quilts and we love to give them to others, especially in a time of need. Quilters tend to think that a quilt will always make somebody feel better. I made quilts for my sister and my sister-in-law when they were undergoing treatment for breast cancer. I recently sent a quilt to a friend in Georgia who is currently on chemo and radiation. The reci…Read More