Thursday, August 1, 2013

Charitable Quilt Auction!

The Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild is proud to have charitable giving as one of the core principals of our organization.  Through the eBay Giving Works program, we are thrilled to announce the auction of these two beautiful, vibrant, modern twin-sized quilts with 100% of earnings going to the Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley. 



The auction is August 4 - 11th.
Spoonflower, Inc was kind enough to donate a considerable amount of bright, lively fabrics designed by independent textile artists. Our guild members incorporated these fabrics with other solids donated from Pink Castle Fabrics to create these stunning blankets. 

Below is a picture of Quilt A - it measures approximately 58" x 88" (large enough for a twin bed).



Contributors to the piecing of this quilt include multiple nationally recognized quilters.  Members of our guild have  been published in many quilting magazines including Generation Q, have had quilts showcased at national shows including Quiltcon and the International Quilt Festival, have been on television programs such as Quilting Arts TV, and teach sewing classes all around the country.  





We chose Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley as the organization to receive our earnings because we love seeing the incredible dedication this group has for Washtenaw County. The HHHV works tirelessly to provide families with affordable, beautiful homes in our community.  Many of our members have seen the difference the HHHV has made in their own neighborhoods, transforming and renovating homes in need of care and pairing them with deserving families.   



Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washtenaw County, Michigan and and is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI).






Sewists who worked on the piecing of this quilt include: Dorie Schwarz, Jenna Brand, Amy Stevenson, Kathy Koch, Rossie Hutchinson, Debbie Grifka, Jennifer Bernstein, Ginia Forrester, Amy Dietrich, Emily Shildhouse, Brenda Ratliff, Courtney Meszaros, and Ashley Day.



Below is a picture of Quilt B - it measures approximately 58" x 91" (large enough for a twin bed).




Kathy Koch of Threadbear quilting performed the gorgeous, unique long-arm quilting on both of these blankets.  Kathy is a professional quilter who uses a Gammil machine with a state-of-the-art computerized Statler Stitcher.





Thank you for supporting the Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, and emotionally supporting our guild as we strive to use our skills to help our community.




1 comment:

  1. Great quilts and great work, quilters! HHHV does do great work.

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