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"I Found a Quilted Heart" Heard of this?

Old 06-30-2019, 10:32 AM
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Maybe I'm just behind the times, but I just found this and thought I'd share.....

It is a website that encourages quilters to make little quilted hearts and then "sow" them around their communities to brighten someone's day. They suggest that a link to the website be attached so that the receiver can report back if they care to, where the heart was found ad add a little story if they like about how they felt when they found the heart.

It seems like a sweet little gesture for us quilters to do.

Anyhow...here's the link, if you're interested. I hope it hasn't been posted before.

https://www.ifoundaquiltedheart.com/

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Old 06-30-2019, 10:36 AM
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Hmmm.... I sort of like this idea. Random acts of little hearts??
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Old 06-30-2019, 10:51 AM
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Yes! I've left quilted hearts from California to New England - in fact, one (of the 4) that I left in MA this week was just posted on their site as 'found'! The hearts use up my strips, are easy/fun to make and I think they spread a bit of random kindness to others. I love it when I see my hearts posted - especially, when it's a young child.

There's never too many hearts - I say let's all make some and spread them around!

Christine

Edited to add: The site offers the ability to print small tags that make it easy for the recipient to get to the website too! I hand write on the other side "I need a home!" to let the person know it's ok to take/keep it.

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in our rainy and mouse-y pacific nw they wouldn't last long left out around. I do love seeing painted rocks around though. I never pick them up, just appreciate and leave for the next person to appreciate also.
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Old 06-30-2019, 11:12 AM
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I think this is a sweet idea. I was looking through the hearts found & saw that several were found in a town just down from where I live. Looks like someone in my neighboring town is making them. So good to see.
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Old 07-01-2019, 10:39 AM
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I love it! What a great use for even the little scraps, trinkets, trims, etc. What fun! Bless you for sharing this.
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Cute idea --- our grands do the painted rocks and they love making and sharing them.
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Such a cute idea. I think I may do some.
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I've done these and the painted rocks. So far none of my hearts have been reported as found, but several of my rocks have. It's a lot of fun!
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What a fun idea!
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