My friend's church has a 'baby shower' every Spring for young new mothers in need of baby supplies. What a great local event for donating my charity quilts! I have 5 quilts completed so far (11/2018) for the baby shower in 2019, all of them using the same pattern "Dapper Dan" by Camille Roskelley in the book "Simply Retro". The blocks were made from fat quarters I've collected for awhile, and the background and backside fabrics were purchased to coordinate. I pieced and quilted all of the quilts on my home sewing machine. I loved creating all of these versions, but my favorite is the one I sewed first and did incorrectly - it's the one backed and bound in yellow. Each baby quilt is about 35"x45". I washed them all, tagged them with washing instructions for the new moms, and folded each one into 2-gallon Zip-Lock bag, hoping they'll stay fresh until Spring. I love donation quilting! Posted by Peggy 11/12/2018.
My husband was a pilot in the Air Force for 30 years. He had scarfs and uniforms that we didn’t know what to do with. So I decided to make a memory quilt that we could hang. I used Jenny’s pattern linked up. For the back I had blocks that weren’t quite right for one reason or other and some of my husbands t-shirts. The quilt is 70 by 75 inches.