"The National Quilting Association has designed this free pattern for your group or guild as you celebrate National Quilting Day, March 20, 2010. Let's not forget the tradition to use up what we have on hand. So with this in mind, gather up your scraps, grab all those funky yellows, bits of brown and pieces of anything. Use what you have, even if it means making a purple tree with yellow bows! Be creative!
Here are ways to give your quilt:
- VA hospitals — they would make great lap quilts.
- If a military base is nearby, contact the social services there to see where to give the quilts.
- The quilt would be a great gift to the family of a soldier serving overseas. A child might like one on the bedroom wall while waiting for Mommy or Daddy to come home.
- Contact local churches to see who in the congregation might be serving in the war zone and give a quilt to the family through the church. Or give it to the church to hang in their parish hall to remind everyone they have a member serving overseas"
AND Happy Spring Everyone!! Happy Fall to my friends in the southern hemisphere!! I think we are all happy to see the harsh winter/summer behind us and milder days ahead!