I was asked by the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Canada if I would be willing to make a quilt that they could raffle off at their National Specialty Show in Calgary at the end of the month. This is what I made for them. I hope that they are able to raise a few dollars for their club. Of course I had to include a picture of my Bernese Mountain Dog Spirit with the quilt.
Category Archives: Lap Quilt
Sandi’s Charity Quilt
For 2021, members of The Edmonton Modern Quilt Guild are making and donating quilts to Lurana Shelter. They offer safe refuge and life changing services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence in our community.
Sandi made this quilt top and I provided the backing and the free motion quilting. I used E2E design Malachite and Glide thread.
Blankets of Love
This quilt was made to donate to a wonderful organization called Blankets of Love. They are a charitable organization whose mission is to provide quilts to patients who are in hospital for the treatment of mental illness. We all know that 2020 has been a very difficult year for everyone but it has been particularly difficult for people with mental illnesses. It was quilted with Cream Glide thread using E2E design Marmalade.
Shirley made this quilt top for her Dad. He loves fishing. I custom quilted it using Glide thread.
I love this quilt and it’s Canadiana feel. It was fully custom quilted with Glide thread and Hobbes 80/20 batting.
I was deeply affected by the loss of so many people as a result of the Humboldt bus crash. The Saskatoon Modern Quilt Guild put out a call to other guilds across Canada asking quilters to make and donate quilts to give to people who had been directly affected by the crash. They asked for 200 quilts. I knew I wanted to help. Then I found out that one of the victims was member of a friend’s extended family. Instead of making a generic quilt for the group, I decided to make an quilt dedicated to the family who lost their son. I hope that it will provide some comfort to them.