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Thread: Charity quilts

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    I live on afixed income and would like to know of the site or sites that pay for the fabric as long as you sew the quilts. I would donate all my time spared if the fabric was paid for. please help!!! ~~~~Kim~~~~

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    Quilts for Kids donates the patterns, and material. You have to supply the shipping back to them and the batting. They do like you to make one out of your stash, but I don't think it is a requirement.

    Her is their link: http://www.quiltsforkids.org/

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    Quilts for Kids supplies fabric for the top and backing. You have to supply the batting and the postage to return the quilt. They have no requirement that you make one of your own, just a suggestion.

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    Have you tried looking locally at some of the quilt guilds in your area? Some of ours provide materials if you want to do the work, and there is no postage required. Some ministries do the same thing.

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    thanks for the tip!!!!

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    I don't know the details, but Downy has a program where they send you everything to make a kid's quilt. I'm sure that someone on here can tell you about it. Some of the ladies on another site have made quilts for them.

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    check with a quilt shop if one is nearby. my local shop has a fabric pantry where folks bring extra fabric to be used for charity quilts.

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    Have heard some Project Linus chapters will, do you have any nearby?

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    Check out Newborns in Need on line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CarrieAnne
    Have heard some Project Linus chapters will, do you have any nearby?
    If you contact Project Linus in your area, many have quilt kits ( batting included) and since there are donations, if you knit or crochet, many times, there is plenty of yarns stashed in the local storehouse to keep you in projects, too.
    I crochet, and quilt, both, and have done afghans and quilts for PL. I am part of the Dallas/Collin/Grayson County, TX chapter.

    Can't speak for other chapters, but ours is as supportive to each other as this Quilting Board. It is also another great way to make friends in your area who have your same interests.
    Nancy

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