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I would like to thank the APQS Family that came together to make this happen. A special Thanks to Connie for bringing this to our attention, to Betsy for generously offering to put it together and quilt and ship it to Rita, to all the members that jumped on this band wagon and made it happen in such a short time frame. This is a truly amazing group we have on this forum. I am truly blessed to be a part of it I am going to post a picture of this amazing project at the front of the post and hope you will look at the list of people who have made this happen Thank-you for making this an easy project to co-ordinate. It has been brought to our attention one of our Long time members Rita is in need of a Quilty hug. We are organizing a sewing bee to make a Angel Quilt for Rita. Connie started this ball rolling yesterday and I am taking the lead on this one. We would like to make a quilt with at least 30 blocks. Here are the block requirements. This is a great site for block ideas if you are interested just go down to the 10" section http://www.quilterscache.com/BlocksbySizeB.htm 10 1/2" unfinished block - your chose of design and color , we are going for a scrappy feel. 3 pieces of 2 1/2" x 10 1/2" white on white for sashing a piece of leftover binding 2 1/2" wide by approx 12" - 15" long . Please Send blocks to Betsy by March 1st please Personel Message her for address http://forum.apqs.com/index.php?/profile/5510-dbams/ We would like to get this ball rolling as soon as possible. Betsy would like to put this together by March 1st so we need to get the blocks to her right away. If you could comment below with how many blocks you would like to contribute I will keep this updated at the top of this post. I would like to thank you in advance for your help in wrapping one of our long time members in a APQS hug. Please feel free to sign your block and include a message for Rita if you wish. Betsy (dbams) -Piecing-quilting, batting, and binding Nancy (Pepsigirl)-Backing fabric + 2 Blocks -Backing and 2 block arrived Terry- (T Row Studio) 1-blocks -3 arrived David- 1-block Debbie (micajah)- 1 block- 1 block arrived Missy (floridamissy) -1 block- 4 blocks- arrived Mary Beth - 2 blocks- 2 blocks arrived Connie (Gator)- 2 block-arrived Dell (delld)- 2 blocks - 2 arrived Lisa C- 1 block- 1 block arrived Norma H- 2 blocks-3 arrived Oma -3 blocks-2- blocks received Libby-4 block- 4 blocks Vicki M- (primitive1) 2- block-2 arrived Syvia- (dancing bear) 1-block- 1 block arrived Vickie- (piecrust)-1 Barbara C- 1 block-1 block received Gail O- 2 blocks - 2 blocks arrived Beach Quilter-1 Block Heidi-1 Block - 1 block arrived Charlotte- 1Block- 1 block arrived Meg -1 block Lisa E - 1 block-1 arrived Judy Day-1 - 1 block received Cathy (toots quilter) -1 - 1- arrived Ann-Apylinski-1 block Ann P- Pillowcase 39- blocks Thank-you Everybody for jumping in and helping for this very special Angel Quilt Project. We Have enough blocks now to make a special quilt for Rita. Please continue to send Prayers Her way.
This is my version of the Angel Quilt. This was the first Whole cloth style quilt I have done. I used a 60" wide satin for the top and a flannel for the back a thin 80/20 batt with a poly on top of that. I marked my design with a blue wash-out marker then used the circle thingy to make the centres of the feathered squares, also used Linda's cross thatch rulers in the middle area. I love both of these tools. I am making this quilt for my oldest daughter she is expecting her first child in the fall. she loves to take photos so I am sure she will have fun with the quilt in the future. Thank-you for looking and have a great day.