Friday, August 26, 2016

Join Project Linus for the 2016 Mystery Quilt Challenge Benefitting Children in Need!

Here at Fat Quarter Shop we LOVE Project Linus! In case you haven't heard about this fantastic organization, Project Linus is a non-profit that provides security, warmth, and comfort to seriously ill, traumatized, and at-risk children.  How do they do this? With handmade blankets and quilts!

These blankets, made by awesome volunteers called "blanketeers", are given to children in hospitals and shelters, and to child clients of social service agencies. As quilters we know that quilts provide comfort and are a tangible way to wrap someone in love - that's what Project Linus is all about!

Project Linus has Chapters in all 50 of the United States, and "blanketeers" who donate their quilts or afghans are given the opportunity to use their talents in a very rewarding way. Plus, what could be better than lending a hand to a child in need by doing something you already love?!


There are many ways to donate to Project Linus, and to get involved. Today we're sharing an invitation from Project Linus to participate in their 2016 Mystery Quilt Challenge! This charitable quilt challenge, which runs over 7 weeks, is a super fun way to support Project Linus! You may read all about this special event and register HERE!

We're sending this Lattice Quilt that Kimberly made to Project Linus in the hopes that it will bring comfort and security to a little one in need. We hope that each of you will help support this worthwhile cause. Let's use our quilting skills and abilities to help spread love and positivity! Please sign up for the 2016 Mystery Quilt Challenge TODAY!


Unknown said...

Project Linus is how I can keep my quilting habit fed. They have kits that you can put together and return once finished and they are super cute.

The lattice quilt pictured above is adorable.

Fat Quarter Shop said...

Ooh, what a great way to help support the organization and feed your quilty habit! Thank you for your kind words about our Lattice Quilt.