Baltimore - Sue Garman's Way

This post has so much eye candy, instruction, and inspiration. Click here to enjoy.


Another place to search

Haven't found a block?  Try the Quilt Index or copy and paste into your browser: http://www.quiltindex.org/browse.php
Scroll down to the time periods to narrow down your search.  There will thousands so you'll have to do a bit of searching. Reading the captions to the right of the thumbnails you'll be able to find one in your decade. Then read the basic record to see if it is made from an earlier period.  Below is an example of one with a copyright date of 1954 (and yes, Angie with foot in mouth clarifies that copyright has been around since the Romans, although many in US haven't taken it seriously until the Copyright Act of 1976).
Boyd, Leona Uelia Phillips. Grandma's Brooch. c. 1954. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, . Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=67-EC-290. Accessed: 09/21/2015
Have fun finding your block!  This is a fabulous site.


Another QOV Presentation

And a thank you note from the family:

Hi Ms. C,

I just want to get back to you so you know the wonderful impact of your organization's beautiful gift to Lewis Barrett this last Monday. Even the presentation by you created an opportunity to bring family and care staff together in a way that has renewed this wonderful man's support system to improve and increase his quality of life.

It was many years that our uncle Lewis seemed anonymous as to his military past, which has always effected his life and family. It has been in recent years that he has looked back and taken some degree of pride and acceptance and has been willing to talk about it. The quilt was almost an overwhelming experience, but he recognizes the singular significance of this recognition and he is very proud and continues to "glow".

We appreciate the work and effort, and creativity that went in to it. It was beautifully patriotic and symbolic of the honor it connotes. Please extend our appreciation to your colleagues and especially the ladies who made the quilt. The impact will continue to be present in Lewis' life and decorative in his living environment.

I have included a few pictures.

Thank you very much,
on behalf of Lewis' family and on his behalf,

Bill and Lorraine Mairs


QOV Help Needed ASAP

Susan C is looking for someone who would be willing to fill in for her, to present a Quilt of Valor for the Foundation.  This will be a family Birthday dinner.  What Susan does, is explain a little about the foundation, that they have presented over 100K QofV and thank the veteran for their service.  It takes less than 5 minutes.  Please let Susan know if you would be willing to do this on Saturday, 9/12 at 2:00 p.m.  The birthday celebration is in Mission Grove.  Susan has the quilt and presentation case, provided by the foundation.
Please contact Susan by email or call.  Her information is in the Directory.  If you can't find your directory, contact Angie N - she is in the phone book.  I'll give you her info.