Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Lucile & Noble are in the Guild News!

Lucile & Noble received a well-deserved shout-out (and have their photo) in the Seattle Children's Hospital Guild Association Guild News, Fall 2013 issue. These two 90+ year-olds are recognized for the 1000+ quilts and blankets which they have donated to Katie's Comforters Guild over the past few years. Yes - that's not a typo. They have given over 1,000 quilts and blankets, comforting over 1,000 sick children, with handmade gifts of love!
You can see the issue HERE.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fabric Becomes Comfort in the Hands of Lucile

We were recently contacted by a generous couple, Shana and Scott. They had inherited a gorgeous stash of Shana's mother's fabric, and wanted to share it with Katie's Comforters Guild. It is a huge amount of fabric, and they delivered it themselves to Crystal B. (who works with the Stillaguamish Grange), and to Lucile and Noble.

Last weekend, Gregg and I drove up to Lucile and Noble's to take delivery of 21 new quilts, and we saw a lot of the fabric. Shana's mother was clearly a woman of excellent taste! She had brilliant colors and fun fabrics in every imaginable design:
 Lucile has already begun sewing quilts with this gorgeous fabric. Here is a photo of her latest creations:
Thank you, Shana and Scott, and thank you, Lucile and Noble!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bounty from Bonnie P.

Last week, I had the pleasure of a meeting with Bonnie P. at ChocMo, a local cafe that features home-made chocolates. Bonnie is a dedicated member of our guild and a truly talented quilter. Bonnie always surprises me with her new designs and creativity. She has a heart for children in the hospital and always comes up with original ways to delight them.

Here are Bonnie's latest creations:
Quilt themes, from left: safari, football and crazy strip
Country farmer blues, Tom Kitten (Beatrix Potter), purple stripe blocks
Hawaiian surfboards & "woody" station wagons, birds and pink butterflies
Thank you, Bonnie for sharing your time and talents with Katie's Comforters Guild!