Community ServiceQuilters by the Bay has the opportunity to help others in the community by creating Quilts and other projects that can benefit the community.
This years service projects include Child Abuse Intervention Comfort Quilts for Mary Bridge Hospital. We are also making Bead Bags for Mary Bridge to be given to children that have terminal illnesses.
CHARITY WORK PARTY--BAGS FOR BEADS OF COURAGE
NOVEMBER 18---SUNDAY AT MARDELL'S CLUBHOUSE
12:00 TO 4:00
Bags for Beads of Courage will go to children with serious illnesses at Mary Bridge.
Bag directions will be available that day.
Supplies: 2 fat quarters----1 is for the focus fabric, the other is for the lining for each bag
You may precut these before the gathering: cut 2 ( 9"X12") for focus fabric and cut 2 (9"X12") for the lining
Thread and scissors
Smaller bags can also be made. Smaller bags measure 2 (7"X10") for focus fabric and 2 (7"X10") for the lining
NEEDED: FABRICS FOR TEENAGE BOYS AND GIRLS.
Mardell with have the labels available that day to sew on the bags. She will also bring cording for the bags. If you happen to have some cording to donate, it will be greatly appreciated.
Jan Jansen, Secretary
Reminder: Rose Flannigan spoke last month about Julia from the Olympia area. She is a quilter, who lost her entire stash in a recent fire. Rose is collecting 1 yard pieces of Batiks or Asian Prints for Julia to restart her quilting stash. Please bring your donations on Wednesday. Check our news for more info!