This week’s "Industry News" highlights The Prairie Points Quilt Guild of Rainier, Washington. This 19-member guild has made 115 quilts in the last year with the help and support of many with hopes to distribute these quilts to local children who are living in extreme poverty in the communities of Yelm and Rainier, Washington. Click here to read the full article.
To the members of The Prairie Points Quilt Guild of Rainier, we commend you for your efforts in carrying out the tradition and craft of quilting in your area. Even more so, we applaud you for your willingness to assist those less fortunate in your area by sharing your time and quilting talent. Because of this, we believe that you are an essential part of the #SewRevolution.
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Quilt Photos by Daniel Warn / Nisqually Valley News
Our guild has been making items for Birthright and starting a QAV program.
wow this is wonderful. well done ladies
Wow 115 quilts made that is so wonderful, keep up the good work.
There have been so many disasters affecting the United States in recent years. Many of us quietly do what we can using our skills to bring a little bit of home back to those who have lost theirs. I am working on quilts for family members who lived in Paradise, California. I live in a different state and sending a quilt is a way to hug them close when I can't be there.
Hats off to the generous work of the PPQG!
It's very wonderful they do this. A church group I used to belong to, made quilts for children who were placed in juvenile detention. Children that were not able to be placed in group homes or foster homes because they had such extreme behavioral problems. The children knew when they left the facility they'd be able to take the quilts with them. They were twin sized quilts. We got from the facility things they liked and colors and tried to make each of them a quilt we thought they'd like. Sometimes in those facilities, the quilt was the only thing they owned that was actually theirs.
I think what the PPQG is doing is wonderful.
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