Nine HeartStrings tops arrived today from Sue and her Oroville/Chico California group which has been meeting once a month since January. They'll be quilted and donated by me and other HeartStrings volunteers in the coming months.
I'm constantly amazed at the generosity of quilters who have participated in HeartStrings over the last 2 and a half years and I love the grassroots effect of the project with quilters working on their own within their communities and groups to make these quilts for those in need.
The Roberts Sew-in is August 22, a Saturday, from 8:30 until about 3 (we stop a little early so we can visit a local quilt shop on the way home!)
We'll do the usual potluck lunch. Bring your sewing equipment and we'll make blocks and quilts and have a great time. There is a database set-up on our Yahoo list so we can see what others are bringing for food and sewing equipment - you don't need to belong to that group to attend -- just email Kathy to let her know what you'll be bringing and for directions.
We'll be at the Warren Town Hall just outside the village of Roberts.
Mark your calendars and come to the wonderful Wisconsin countryside to see some HeartStrings friends and have a great sewing day.
2009 - (262) quilts as of June 30 2008 - (655) quilts 2007 - (268) quilts
Organizations receiving Quilts
Complete List - Click Here *Royal C. Johnson VA Hospital*Birthright*Fort Carson Evans Hospital*Princess Margaret Hospital*Ronald McDonald Columbus*Comforts for Children*Project Linus Monmouth County, NJ*Project Linus Twin Cities*Project Linus Sacramento*Handicapped boy*First Choice Pregnancy Center*Sacred Heart Hospital Neonatal Unit*Eugene Homeless shelter*Quilts of Valor Foundation*Mothers Choice at Mid levels Hong Kong*Quilts of Valor Washington D.C.*Catholic Charities, Alaska*Project Linus*New Horizons Homeless Shelter, Springfield, MA*Munson Hospital Cancer Research Center*Project Linus, UK*Annie's House for homeless women, Springfield, MA*Lutheran World Reliefvia Project Linus to St Paul Childrens Hospital*Rockford Rescue Mission*The King’s Daughters & Sons Home, TN