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In getting ready for a Happy Chemo Sew In recently I found a bin of tops.  After the initial guilt of letting these tops get lost with the bins of fabric, I got busy.  I basted a few and started quilting.

 Others I put together with batting and backs and will take to my guild meeting in a week and ask (beg) for help getting them done.

A few I loaded up yesterday when I went to visit my grandma.  Because, now here is a great find, at a event on National Quilt Day I ran into a friend I had lost track of.  We got talking and she asked if I was still doing Quilty Hugs for Happy Chemo.  She wanted to help quilt them. YEAH!  I told her of my recent discovery and what a blessing her help would be.  Fortunately she lives by my grandma so I can drop off and pick up quilts when I visit grandma. So thankful for tender mercies that let me find the tops and then a way to get them finished into quilty hugs.


  • Needled Mom says:

    Blessings indeed! I hope your guilt didn't last too long with all of the wonderful accomplishments you have, Emily.

  • beth s says:

    It's so nice to get quilts DONE and off to needy homes. Glad you found them and then found a quilter. WOW!

  • chorlbeck1 says:

    Pays to check the bottom of the bin once in awhile.

  • Brenda says:

    Nice to find surprises! Look at it this way — now you don't have to worry about piecing but can move straight to the quilting stage.

  • Vic in NH says:

    Oh, Em, I'm so proud of you and what you are doing with your chum! And that log cabin with the vintage reds really sang out to me because I think that I still own some of those same fabrics! I feel so sympatico that you bought them, too!

  • Sarah Craig says:

    That's like finding a $20 bill in your coat pocket the first time you wear it in the winter! Awesome!!!

  • suemac says:

    That is great. I know I have some finished tops in my charity bin.

  • Judy says:

    What a great find! More quilts to bring comfort to people who need it. That's such a great thing to do.

  • Ruth says:

    Isn't it fun to find something unfinished and get it done? I recently put together some 4-patch "western" blocks into a donation quilt and it didn't take very long at all. Also, am getting ready to baste another donation quilt. I'm hoping to get more UFO's finished this year as well.

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