Quilters Turn Scraps
Into Winter Time Gold
A little over a year ago (October 2013) my wife heard about an interesting project involving quilts.
She loves all things quilts so her natural response was to look further and find out what was going on.
As it turns out the project is spearheaded by Sheila van Dyk and is quite ambitious. Sheila aims to recruit as many quilters as possible to build the world’s largest quilt verified, of course, by The Guinness Book of Records.
Ultimately the project is for charity, not fame. The large quilt will be constructed by sewing 11,000 single bed sized quilts together, which will then be separated and donated to charity. [Read more…]