Thursday, February 19, 2009

Australia bush fire blocks

Lately, I have been busy making blocks and hexagons to send to Australia.

These are my blocks that were sent to Janet for quilts. The quilts will be given to homeless folks from those crazy bush fires.These hexagons and a pin cushion are for Robyn. Not only is the need for quilts in demand, but also craft projects for those folks that need something to do with their hands as time drags on. Hexagons are a good project as all that is needed is a needle and thread and a pair of scissors.

The hexagon project will be on-going and I'll be making up more each month to send to Australia for as long as they are needed.

So, if you want to help out, just visit those blogs. There are other blogs as well that are requesting help, but I'm just associating with these two.
Have a great day!

7 comments:

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

So very generous Rose Marie..lovely blocks..

DiahRothman said...

Rose Marie dearest
Thanks for visiting mine. You have a great blog. Have link yours. See you around

Teresa said...

What a great idea - sending hexagons. I will put some together too. I know I always have to have a project going and this sounds like a nice way to give a fellow quilter something to take her mind off all the tragedy. I will check out Robyn's blog.

I have already sent a quilt top to one individual collecting quilt tops and she will finish them to give to a family.

Guðrún said...

How sweet of you.

julieQ said...

How very nice of you...I really love your blocks! I know that someone, somewhere will really appreciate them.

Kiera-Oona said...

Im doing something similar in regards to bushfire releif quilting. I found your blog thorugh my mum in law Jennifer (the bronze wombat)

I was actually sewing some of my blocks while on the voip phone with her last night

feel free to take a peak at my blog if ya like. its more crafts in general, but ive been on a knitting and quilting binge lately.

http://knittyknittykitty.blogspot.com

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