Kathy, Helen's daughter visited her Mom in September 2015 in Mesa Az. Kathy returned home. In November Helen was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Kathy returned to be with her 95-year-old mom. Helen passed away in December of 2015. Kathy found this quilt among her belongings and wanted it to go to QFaC. Size 90 x 100 inches. Available Qty: 1
The Sew and Sews Quilt Bee members; Jana, Karen, CJ, Jackie, Carol Ann, Nancy, Joyce, Lucy, Lois, Shirley and the Monroe County Quilt Guild made this quilt in honor of all little girls who have been touch by cancer. This adorable quilt could be used as a twin size bed cover. Size 68 x 83 inches. Available Qty: 1
A magnificent interpretation of Judy Niemeyer's Pattern Prairie Star in purples, pinks and orange. In honor of my friend Lois. Thanks for the years of friendship, all the knowledge and all the laughs we shared. Size 85 x 85 inches. Available Qty: 1
Opal made this scrappy top a few years ago and quilted it last year. Because of the hearts Opal thought it world be good for Quilt For a Cause. This quilt would make a great quilt for someone's bed. Size 61 x 88 inches. Available Qty: 1
Lillian Whiteside, the top dates to the early 1900's and is from Missouri, it is hand appliqued and embroidered, and machine pieced. The top was given to Melissa Robinson from Angel Brink on behalf of the Whiteside Family. Suzanne Irving did the wonderful quilting on this quilt. This quilt is more than large enough for a queen size bed. Size 70 x 94 inches. Available Qty: 1
Lillian Whiteside, the top dates to the early 1900's and is from Missouri, it is hand appliqued and embroidered, and machine pieced. The top was given to Melissa Robinson from Angel Brink on behalf of the Whiteside Family. Suzanne Irving did the wonderful quilting on this quilt. Size 72 x 96 inches. Available Qty: 1
A bonus with the quilt, it's reversible. A bright green, white and black quilt that can be used as a queen bed cover and both sides are wonderful. My sister who truly loved flowers and died of breast cancer is my inspiration for this contemporary quilt that looks wonderful on a queen bed. Size 84 x 84 inches. Available Qty: 1
16-325 Star Gazer by the Bear Canyon Quilters, quilted by Barbara Angerhofer
A beautiful star sampler made by the Bear Canyon Quilters, large enough to be a twin size bed cover. The Bear Canyon Quilters decided to help in the cause to fight cancer with a quilt to be sold or auctioned during the fund raiser time of Quilt For a Cause.
Size 83 x 83 inches. Available Qty: 1
A wonderful tribute to Mary Odette, Jill finished this beautiful quilt that Mary started before losing her battle with cancer. This quilt is large enough to work as a twin bed cover.
Size 68 x 80 inches.
Carol has done an outstanding job on this wonderful pineapple block quilt made with black, white and red fabrics from Dorothy Lee's stash. Carol says, "the quilt is dedicated to Dorothy Lee, the fabric is from her stash. Dorothy was on the QFaC board, but was also a dear friend. Size 65" x 84"
Collaborative effort by members of the TMQG for the 2015 Quilt Con Charity Quilt Challenge. QFaC was chosen to receive it as our local "charity of choice". Members making the quilt are Dena Omar, Kristi Vanos, Susan Wells, Ester Ames, Keri Hill, Jennifer Wellborn, Elena Rock Size 70 x 88 inches Available Qty: 1
Made in memory of our dear friend and fellow board member, Dorothy Lee, who contributed so much to Quilt For a Cause. We designed the quilt to showcase Dorothy's dazzling collection of Asian fabrics.The coins are dimensional. Priceless won first place in the group category at the Tucson Quilters Guild's Quilt Fiesta in February. Size 68 x 92 inches
The black, dusty rose and pink fabrics have been machine pieced into this traditional quilt top, Suzanne Irving did a wonderful job machine quilting this piece, again selecting a white fabric for the backing making the quilt reversible. Size 85 x 91 inches
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A vintage style hand appliqued quilt top with forest green, navy blue, rusty floral on white fabrics was completed with extensive machine quilting by Suzanne Irving. Sue's choice of white for the backing makes this a reversible quilt. Size 93 x 101 inches
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A Vintage style dusty rose and navy blue appliqued top donated and beautifully machine quilted by Suzanne Irving. This quilt is reversible because of the backing fabric Suzanne selected and her wonderful quilting. This quilt has a 14.5 inch drop. A wonderful combination of old and new. Size 87 x 101 inches
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The attendees at the 2014 Pieceful Quilters Retreat, sponsored by Eagles Wings Quilting, made this delightful quilt at the October retreat. The attendees are each given fabric for 1 traditional star block. The group decides where the quilt should go. Everyone appreciated that all the money stays in Tucson. The quilt was assembled by Connie German and Dena Dority, bound by Olivia Noriega and quilted by Tim Dority. Size 77 x 77 inches
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Pat Curtis writes, "I made this quilt as a hand-sewing experiment, with reproduction fabrics for a true vintage look. The hand guided longarm quilting compliments the quilt and truly brings it all to life. I'm so happy that it can be used to raise funds for Quilt For a Cause." The top was entirely hand made. The piece has exceptional workmanship in both the applique and the quilting. This quilt is a visual delight! Petals and Plumes won first place in the Two-person both pieced and appliqued category at the 2016 Tucson Quilters Guild Quilt Fiesta! Size 85 x 99 inches
A beautiful blue and yellow quilt that someone will enjoy. This is one of the last quilts Mary Bazzano worked on with Quilting For Others. She chose it to be donated to QFaC. To us, who worked with Mary, it represents her generous and giving heart and her tireless efforts to help others. The quilt top was finished by Mary Bazzano, Masayo Morgan, Dale Domingue, Susan McWilliams, Paulette Worman, and Ruth Martin. Quilted by Dale Domingue and binding by Susan McWilliams. Size 56 x 61 inches Available Qty: 1
Blanche Young was an internationally known quilt maker and teacher, and the author of ten books, three of them featuring the Lone Star quilt design. She was a prolific and generous quilt maker, donating more than 100 quilts to guilds and other causes. At the time of this donation, Blanche was 96 years old. The back of the quilt is a surprise that includes additional quilting art. This quilt was featured in the book, "All Star Quilts," and an autographed book is included in this purchase! Dorothy Barnett quilted this beauty. Size 75" x 75"
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Women of all ages may be affected by breast and gynecologic cancers. We dedicate this quilt to all those affected and also to those medical people searching for cures. The soft cream, blue, dusty rose and green colors really set off this traditional pattern by Lynn Dash. The members of the Mona Lisa Quilters Leslie Anderson, Margaret Bulau, Claudia Colton, Karen Fisher, Kathy Hansen, Marylou Hartline, Amy Kemper, Marilyn McConnell, Sandy McMurry and Debbie Mejias made this quilt, Karolyn Jensen did the fantastic machine quilting. Size 91 x 104 inches. Available Qty: 1
This quilt was designed by Laura Dehavilland in 1983. It is all done by hand. Mary Mosley, Mary Johnson, Carol Polewka and Marie Sharkey all helped with the binding. As a cancer survivor x2, thyroid and non-hodgkins lymphoma, it is comforting to donate this to such a wonderful organization. I would not have been able to complete this project, had it not been for the Quilt Club/group at Leisure World. Size 84 x 102 inches Available Qty: 1
Desert Sunset in earth tones highlighted with purples and yellow can be used as a twin size bed quilt or a large throw. Some of the fabric comes from a bequest from Judy Hutchinson who lost her battle with brain cancer in 2014. We are donating this quilt in honor of all women who have battled cancer. Size 72 x 80 inches
Antoinette's daughters, sister, grandchildren, nieces, nephew, grandnieces, and godchildren were asked to donate one fat quarter of fabric to be used in a pieced quilt to be donated to "Quilt For a Cause". Antoinette's favorite flower was the rose and that motif is highlighted in the blocks and quilted in a rose bud design. Windy Hirsch did the machine quilting. Size 71 x 71 inches.
Baltimore Bride is an outstanding example of the traditional Baltimore Album quilts. It is hand appliqued with reds and greens on white fabric. Karolyn "Nubin" Jensen did an outstanding job on the custom machine quilting. Given in memory of my dear friend, Mary M. Fallon Russell Sullivan, who waged a courageous battle with a gynecological cancer. Size 70 x 70 inches
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The blend of dusty rose, forest green, navy blue and burgundy make this large traditional trip around the world quilt a real winner. It is nicely machined pieced and machine quilted.Kay Tate who purchased this quilt was an 8 year breast cancer survivor when she was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. She was a constant fighter for more cancer support. She would want this quilt to be used to support the fight against cancer. Size 88 x 88 inches
The members of the Honeybees Judy Smith, Chris Nelson, Becky Evans, Judy Teitler, Kathy Hansen, Elizabeth Spres, MaryLou Hackett, Nina Larsen, and Liz Nedrow machine pieced this beautiful blue, tan, and red quilt using Sharon Hultgren's pattern Heritage 2000. The quilt comes with a matching pillow sham. The machine quilting was done by Lynn Simon. This large quilt is 84 x 102 inches. Available Qty: 1
Our friend Dorothy who passed away in 2014 was both a quilter and a bowler and she collected bowling fabrics to make gifts for her friends. So this quilt is dedicated to those bowling friends. Size 60 x 72 inches
The combination of turquoise, lime, orange, red, pink and white fabric make this a great quilt for someone's room. Annette says that the perfect Christmas gift would be a cure for women's cancer. Size 63 x 74 inches Available Qty: 1
Betty Hayden was an original member of the Tucson Quilters Guild. This beautiful unfinished project was hand pieced and the top was donated by Betty's family. The combination of several blue and white fabrics produced almost a lacy effect on the top. Sue Waite generously donated her time, batting, backing and binding. Machine quilting was donated by Legacy Quilting/Barbara Angerhofer. Size 72 x 89 inches. Available Qty: 1
16-084 Sunshine and Flowers by Mary Clare Johnson
Spring green, pink and green, with white background fabric made up nicely in the Hey Girl pattern. This quilt is dedicated to my mother, Gladys Berg. She loved the South Dakota sunshine and growing flowers in her farm yard and garden. She died of ovarian cancer in 1998. Size 72 x 80 inches. Available Qty: 1
This quilt was made using pink and green fabrics and the Mile a Minute pattern by Carol Mockenhaupt and the Leisure World Quilters. Mary Johnson did the machine quilting. This quilt is dedicated to Carol's sister Mary who has had breast cancer twice in two years and is a survivor. She loves flowers and fig trees. Size 64 x 85 inches. Available Qty: 1
Here's a lovely pink, green and rose quilt made using the Mile a Minute pattern by Mary Johnson and the Leisure World Quilters. Mary did the machine quilting. The Leisure World quilters dedicate this quilt to the ladies of their group, many are cancer survivors and to their sisters that did not survive, and to all who work with cancer patients. Size 66 x 86 inches.
The Corpus Christi Quilt Ministry donated this delightful quilt made of 4 x 4 blocks set on point set off by the white background fabric. This quilt was machine pieced and machine quilted. Size 82 x 85 inches.
This jewel tone on white combination of rails and 9 patch blocks was made in memory of those friends and family members who have succumbed to cancer and for encouragement to the survivors. Members of the Roadrunners Bee include Cinny Hall, JoAnn Hinchliffe, Karen Kelter, Edie Markle Size 74 x 90 inches. Available Qty: 1
This Christmas log cabin is made with reds, forest greens, and brown fabrics on a white background. It is machine pieced with raw edge appliqué and embroidery embellishments. Create treasured memories for the ones you love, for it is by that we will be remembered. Made by Sara Rumbaugh, Joanna Strohn, Rita Watkins, Masayo Morgan, Joyce Kaiser, Ruth Martin, Mary Bazzano, Dorothy Callahan, Becky Ruhl, Kay Hendricks, Vivian Streeter, Evelyn George, Linda Koliopoulos (Started by Kathy Zimmer). Size 77 x 84 inches. Available Qty: 1
This delighted combination of bright colors on a black background reminded the Piecepatchers of DNA strands. We donate it to QFaC in hopes that research will someday find a way to prevent cancer. Made by Sara Rumbaugh, Joanna Strohn, Rita Watkins, Masayo Morgan, Joyce Kaiser, Ruth Martin, Mary Bazzano, Dorothy Callahan, Becky Ruhl, Kay Hendricks, Vivian Streeter, Evelyn George, Linda Koliopoulos. Quilted by Evelyn George. Size 77 x 90 inches. Available Qty: 1
Donated by Kendra McNally, maker unknown. This quilt is donated in memory of Kay Tate. Kay was an extraordinary woman I met in law school 40 years ago. She was an eigth year breast cancer survivor when she was diagnosed with esophageal and stomach cancer. She valiantly fought for 3 more years of life.This quilt from the 1980's has some fading in the pillow tuck area. This Amish quilt is hand quilted with a stunning center medallion surrounded with grid work . The border is extensively hand quilted with feathers set off with straight lines. Size 90 x 108 inches. Available Qty: 1
Donated by Kendra McNally, maker unknown. This quilt is donated in memory of Kay Tate. Kay was an extraordinary woman I met in law school 40 years ago. She was an eigth year breast cancer survivor when she was diagnosed with esophageal and stomach cancer. She valiantly fought for 3 more years of life. This quilt from the 1980's has some staining from a fabric bleed . This Amish quilt is made with cotton blend fabrics and is extensively hand quilted. The center star is surrounded with heart shapes filled with feathers, with an inner border of geometric shapes and an outer border of feathers. Size 90 x 108 inches
Made by Pacific Rim Bee, blocks; piecing Annette Meyer, and quilting by Saw-Peng Laracuente. The Pacific Rim Bee lovingly finished this quilt started by Dorothy Lee, who was the leader of our Bee. Unfortunately she passed away suddenly from pancreatic cancer, and never saw its completion. We are donating it to QFaC in her memory. We miss you, Dorothy, and love you always. Size 71 x 96 inches.
Made by the Northwest Needlers; M. Bazzano, D. Bishop, E. Blaylock, L. Bucy, J. Cassell, E. George, J. Hosack, S. Jaramillo, J. Johnson, M. Morgan, L. Paolino, M. Perry, J. Pugh, R. Stephens, D. Wager. We "rescued" the pretty Dresden plate blocks from a box of unfinished projects, and lovingly made them into this quilt. We dedicate it to all our friends who "Quilt for a Cause." Size 67 x 90 inches.
Made by Annette Meyer. In a charm quilt, each patch is different. Fabrics are only used once. Cancer is the same. It is unique to each individual. When you look at this quilt, see the variety of people fighting cancer. Size 72" x 86". Available Qty: 1
Made by Annette Meyer. A good friend and fellow quilter recently died of cancer while it was neither breast nor gynecological cancer, it reminded me that this fight is not finished. Size 90" x 90".
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