Hi there, Fighters and Advocates!
Just look at how gorgeous Judy's quilt is looking! This past week we made our next to last set of blocks. How quickly is this flying by?? Soon we'll be able to send these quilts off into the world to warm and encourage kiddos with cancer and their families!
Since we are coming up on the end of our quilt-top making, let's talk about a few logistical things:
First, if you are participating in the QAL, please send me an email letting me know the colors and size of your quilt, and please also include your Instagram handle so I know where to tag you going forward.
Second, we are tweaking the way we handle quilt donations. We have found that quilts make it to kiddos much faster if they are shipped directly to a child rather than passed through a hospital system. What that means is that we will do our best to have a name and address of a child for you by the end of October. Because we are still building those relationships, though, please be patient with us if it takes a little longer.
Third, as we head toward completion, just a reminder that all quilts need to be smoke, dust, and pet-hair free. They also need to be made from all cotton fabric and at least 80/20 cotton/poly batting. Please do not let smoke anywhere near your quilt, and if you have pets, make extra sure that it is well-washed with an odor and dye-free detergent (like all-free and clear). All quilts should be laundered with odor and dye-free detergent before sending.Thank you so much for honoring these guide lines.
And, finally, THIS WEEK! We are finishing our blocks! Be sure to take some pictures and tag them on Instagram with #MoreThan4QAL. I love seeing your progress!
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