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« on: September 02, 2005 06:02:03 PM »

Quilts for Katrina at Flickr
i just got invited to this group today. it's similar to the tsunami quilt project, where you can make a block, or blocks, and send in to the organizer who will then sew 'em all up and auction off the end product(s) to benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina fund. i promptly signed up, after making a cash donation to the canadian red cross and feeling like it wasn't enough. go check out the group!

http://www.flickr.com/groups/81115043@N00/

here's my first block, i have a second underway. (it's really a 10.25"x10.25" square but with a broken camera i had to improvise and use my limited scanner instead...)
http://www.hula-la.com/girl_images/tree-block.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2005 12:26:02 PM »

that is absolutely beautiful!

thanks so much for the link, i participated last time and would love to again!
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2005 04:29:39 PM »

thanks!! and here's the 2nd block. i really enjoyed doing these for such a great project and cause.
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2005 04:02:11 PM »

Wow!  Those blocks are great foufigirl!  I love the simple messages... "life" and "hope" - whoever gets the final product will cherish those messages.  I also liked that you added the hearts - it makes it look like your heart is with them! (And I bet they'll appreciate knowing somebody cares!)  If I ever learn to quilt, I'd love to have some of the talent that you do!  Great job!
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sunnyday
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2005 09:31:33 PM »

Your blocks are beautiful.

Thanks for the link, I followed it and joined up (I'm Sumyday there as Sunnyday was taken)
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2005 01:43:58 PM »

are those hand sewn?
those are very beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2005 01:14:54 PM »

I just tried to look at that page and it said it was private and I couldnt (I tried using flicker and yahoo accounts)
with this link:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/81115043@N00/
Help! I want to do this too.
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« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2005 06:31:29 PM »

thanks!!
and eowynmn hmm! weird! maybe she has closed the group? or maybe try searching for it?
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triciarn
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2005 01:33:59 PM »

Here is a slide show of the quilt squares. 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/kquilt/show/

Here is the organizers website.

http://www.twotreeswithrootslikethese.blogspot.com/

Tricia
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zenochka
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2005 01:50:39 PM »

wow those are amazing! Did you do them all?
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employed = hardly any time to sew :-(
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