19 12, 2012

Doing

By |December 19th, 2012|Charity, My kids|3 Comments

There's always lots of little things to be doing, I'm so glad that yesterday's sewing time (thou little) was spent doing something that I hope, will offer comfort. In case you missed this info in my last post; Pillowcases can be mailed to: Quilters Corner, 312 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT. 06776 Other doing? I've [...]

17 12, 2012

Simple Comforts

By |December 17th, 2012|Charity|8 Comments

Hi Friends - like me, I'm sure many of you have hugged your kids a little closer this last weekend.  My heart is so heavy for those grieving families, and the traumatized kids in the Connecticut community.  While on Facebook, over the weekend, I found many of my quilting friends sharing a post, about a local shop [...]

25 04, 2011

Get Involved :: Gabe’s Gifts

By |April 25th, 2011|Charity|2 Comments

Amanda's project is one of emotional healing and recovery.  I wanted to help her get the word out and invited her to write a post and share her story with all of you.  Here's Amanda: ----- Hi!  My name is Amanda.  I write 2 craft blogs. We Are The Joneses is my little spot in [...]

4 04, 2011

Modern Relief Japan

By |April 4th, 2011|Charity|5 Comments

Hi there!  Over the last couple of weeks I have been working with Erin to organize a number of generous quilters, donating quilts to an auction that will raise funds for Japan.   I am always amazed at the outpouring of generosity from quilters, and this round of Modern Relief will be fantastic!  Go check [...]

13 12, 2010

{Modern} Relief Winners!

By |December 13th, 2010|Charity|1 Comment

and the grand total collected is: PayPal balance: $5,852.36 USD Thanks again for making our first { Modern } Relief a huge success!! We had 621 donations!!  All winners were picked via random.org with a range of 1-621 ----- Heather from { House } of A La Mode+263=Fat Quarter Shop Amy from Amy's Creative Side [...]

2 12, 2010

Project Updates

By |December 2nd, 2010|Charity, work in progress|6 Comments

Hi there!  I've been working here and there on my table runners.  My favorite thing right now is covering a wood cutting board with a towel so I can watch TV with Joe and iron at the same time.  Works great! After pressing seams last night, I got the girls to school this morning and came [...]

22 11, 2010

{ Modern } Relief

By |November 22nd, 2010|Charity|10 Comments

I'm pleased to be included in a group of quilters working together to make a difference in another person's life.  No matter how challenging the day to day life is here, my life is blessed.  I am blessed.  This is a simple way to get involved in changing lives - { Modern } Relief is [...]

20 10, 2010

My Contribution

By |October 20th, 2010|Charity|11 Comments

Last week I shared an opportunity to sew up baby blankets for baby's without.  Over the weekend, I pulled out fabrics that had been given to me or purchased, but never used.  I ended up with 15 blankets complete on Sunday afternoon! I spent a few hours ironing, then cutting, then sewing everything together, thankfully [...]

13 10, 2010

Gifts of Love

By |October 13th, 2010|Charity|7 Comments

Hi there!  My college roommate and friend, Amy has taken on a new project and she needs help!  I asked her to share a little bit about it here so we can help out. . . . providing blankets and onesies to children worldwide. *Tell us about your new project. It is a new ministry [...]