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
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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 Available Qty: 1
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 Angerhoffer. 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. Available Qty: 1
The Corpus Christi Quilt Ministry donated this delighted 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. Available Qty: 1
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, (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, (Started by Kathy Zimmer). 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 Available Qty: 1
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. Available Qty: 1
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. Available Qty: 1
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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