Pretty in Aqua – for sale 001 SOLDSeptember 15, 2011 at 1:03 am | Posted in Craftivism, Fundraising, Portland | Leave a comment
Tags: Craftivism, donations, fundraiser, Mercy Corps, quilts, Quilts for Quake Surviviors
The days are getting noticeably shorter and cooler now that we have transitioned into September which feels like the perfect time to start selling the beautiful quilts everybody has created since the Earthquake shook Japan earlier this year.
Even though some quilts are still in the assembly stage, we are ready to get going. We will publish a post every second day to showcase each quilt in depth with further information about its history but also important information about size, diameters and composition, whether it has been pre-washed, what kind of binding technique was used etc. With all the donations we got it’s almost impossible to trace back all the people who have contributed to the piece, but we’d love to link back to you and your site. Just comment or email us with a link if you wish and we’ll update the post with the appropriate information.
This beautiful quilt was sent by us from the lovely Nancy, who in fact donated her first quilt or patchwork attempt ever! And it came out beautiful!!! When I opened her package I could not believe that she had never done this work before! The top sheet consists out of immaculately assembled and color coordinated strips in aqua, pink, brown and a bit of green with aqua sashing. The back sheet is a lovely batiste, in coordinating color that reveals at closer look two facing bunnies! Nancy had even prepared the binding so it was a real breeze and joy to finalize this quilt. This guy is sandwiched with organic cotton batting and has not been pre-washed yet. The quilt lines are straight and occur only on the sashing and borders which leaves the patchwork strips untouched.
If you are interested in purchasing this quilt. Please either go to our Mercy Corps Japan fundraising site or donate $150 (which includes shipping) to any other Mercy Corps cause you want to contribute to.Then send an email to email@example.com with the donation confirmation number and your shipping address. We will send you a confirmation email and ship the quilt within 48 hours via USPS.
Susan + Daniela