Tag Archives: First Responder Quilt

The Dog and Pony Show Stitch Along (SAL)

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We get so many requests for dog and horse squares for our quilt recipients that we decided we needed to do a special Stitch Along to help collect squares for 3 of our quilts in progress plus several requests waiting in the wings. All of these quilt recipients are either military veterans or First Responders dealing with the devastion of… Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes?

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Hand cross stitchers are an unusual group of people. First off we have a hobby where counting is essential. Second, there is always that nagging question of what to do with finished pieces. Third, we all seem to like collecting stash – floss, fabrics, and oh yes, those wonderful charts. Let’s deal with that second point first – what to… Read more »

Spring is Coming!

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Though from the weather, you may not be too sure. Our stitchers and quilters have been so busy the last couple of months. We have finished our 2nd First Responder quilt and it is on its way to the recipient. We have finished 2 children’s quilts – Myelle and Brandon. We now have a third First Responder quilt in progress… Read more »

The Journey of a Square – Part 1

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I stitched this cozy little cabin as a spare square for any quilt that needed it. With the simple lines and bright colours, I knew it would be great on any child’s quilt. Instead, it ended up being needed for a recently completed First Responder quilt. My edges are whipstitched so that they don’t fray. The fabric on this measures… Read more »

A busy time

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It’s a very busy time around here. We have 1 child’s quilt ready to be quilted and two more in the stitching process. We also have one First Responder quilt going, in it’s final stages of stitching before it goes to the quilter in mid-November. Some of us have also been helping another group make quilts for a fallen officer…. Read more »