Charity Quilts


Charity Quilts: 2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 fiscal year, the Austin MQG donated nine charity quilts!

Friends of Annie

Members of the guild contributed blocks to this butterfly quilt. A tutorial for the block can be found at Fresh Lemons Quilts.

Austin MQG donated the quilt to Friends of Annie, a charity founded by Jessica Darling of Remnants:fiber[culture].

Thanks to Jessica Pierre’auguste for piecing the top and binding this quilt and to Jessica Darling for quilting it.

Foundation for the Homeless

Members of the guild contributed blocks to these four Summer Sampler quilts.  Tutorials for the blocks can be found at Freshly Pieced, Sew Bike Quilt, and Fresh Lemons Quilts.

Austin MQG donated these four quilts to Foundation for the Homeless, a local charity which helps homeless families find a home–a safe space where they can sleep, play, learn, work and grow in the presence of loved ones.

Thanks to those that pieced the quilt tops: Christine Smartt, Amanda Kattner, Jessica Pierre’auguste, and Kimberly Place. Thanks to those that quilted each quilt: Jessica Darling and Kimberly Place.

Ronald McDonald House of Charities

Members of the guild contributed blocks to these two Summer Sampler quilts.

Austin MQG donated both of these quilts to an auction to raise money for Ronald McDonald House of CharitiesYou can read more about this donation here.

Thanks to Claire Jain and Bobbi Brekke for piecing each top and Jessica Darling and Bobbi Brekke for quilting each quilt.

Austin Children’s Shelter

Austin MQG pieced, quilted, and bound two quilts for the QuiltCon Block Challenge quilts. These blocks arrived from all over the world!  The quilts were donated to the Austin Children's Shelter as part of a large donation organized by QuiltCon.

AustinMQG Charity Quilts 2012-2013

Thanks to Mary Anne Williams, Emily Thompson, and Christi Carew for piecing the tops and Laura Brown for quilting both quilts. Also, thank you to the wonderful local quilt shop, Stitch Lab, for donating the fabric for the quilt tops, backings and bindings.

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