Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Charity Quilts 35, 36, 37, 38 & 39 of 52 💝

I'm making 52 quilts in 2018 for Jack's Basket, where babies with Down syndrome are celebrated. 🎉 Check out their Instagram for a lot of cute baby pictures.

Since there is 52 Saturdays in 2018, each month I'm making the same number of quilts as there are Saturdays. This month I've made 5:

Since I can't quilt 5 at a time on my longarm, I quilted one by itself first, number 35:


If you have a longarm and use pantographs, this is a free one called Argyle, from Urban Elementz:


Then I did the quilting on the next 4 all at once, using one of my favorites, Figure 8s:

Number 36:


Number 37:


Here's the backing on these four:

Number 38:


Number 39:


And here they are all spread out on my longarm:


Check out the charity quilt link-up at Slice of Pi Quilts on the last day of each month in 2018. Be sure to link up any charity projects you've been working on this month.

Grace and peace!!! ~Nancy

Linking up with Let's Bee SocialMidweek Makers, N&TT, Confessions of a Fabric Addict, Friday Foto Fun, Busy Hands Quilts, Happy Friday Finishes, TGIFF.

15 comments:

  1. These quilts are so cute. Thanks for being a blessing to Jack's Basket and the Down syndrome community.
    Quilter Bonnie

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  2. The baby quilts are darling, Nancy! I know they’ll be appreciated.

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  3. Wow, such productivity!! Your quilts colors are so bright and cheerful, sure to bring a smile.

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  4. I never get tired of seeing this pattern. You choose so many bright, happy colors. Can you make them in your sleep by now? Haha!

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  5. I always look forward to seeing what color and prints you will use next!

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  6. Another great batch! I love that you've committed to one a week. So generous! :)

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  7. Thanks for sharing! Very lovely! How big is the quilt? Is it at least 36 inches square? I am the Project Linus chapter coordinator in Northern Virginia and this pattern looks perfect as quilts for NICU babies at local hospitals.

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    1. Thank you, Annabelle! You are a noreply-comment, so I will answer you here. These quilts finish 30" X 36".

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  8. I love these quilts and am in love with the Figure 8 or Wishbone pattern. I need to finish my Bible quilt soon because I know what quilt pattern I want (wink!)

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  9. WONDERFUL quilts! Louise makes for this charity too. I like the five at a time too! Nancy, I have a question about your blog set up: how did you get the photo as the header? I've switched to the Simple theme and can't seem to find how I customize it (I've gone into the Customize settings) Thx!

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  10. Oh my, what a fabulous lady you are. Love, love, love all these quilts. Such a beautiful charity you are stitching for. I must say I love the window where you quilt. It must be heaven looking at the view outside.

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  11. I am so impressed with how ell you are keeping up with your goals. They look great hanging over the long arm.

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  12. Great quilts, especially when you can line them up on the frame and quilt all of them at once!

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  13. What a wonderful charity project! Your quilts are all beautiful and I adore that backing fabric. Thanks for linking to TGIFF :)

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  14. WOW I'm always so impressed with how many quilts you finish! Do you machine bind all of the quilts? I feel like you finish them faster than it would take me to hand bind one of them!

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