One Hundred Good Wishes: Quilts that Connect

“An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but will never break.” – An ancient Chinese belief   A new baby in the family. Joy bursts untethered as the parents, grandparents, extended family, and friends…

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Invisible People

“When a child of the streets stands before you in rags, with a tear-stained face, you cannot easily forget him. And yet, you are perplexed what to do. The human soul is difficult to interfere with. You hesitate how far you should go.”  -Charles Loring Brace   Ever felt invisible?…

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The Hugging Quilt: Weighted Blankets for Autism

“He’s twenty years old, and my wife still tucks him in at night, offering a little prayer, making sure that a comforting weighted blanket covers him, and always getting his biggest smile for her effort.”   -Timothy Fountain, Raising a Child with Autism At age twenty-five, it should have been easy.…

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Doughnut Quilts: Salute to Donut Dolly

  “With its clubs for recreation, its coffee and doughnuts in the forward areas… (with) the devotion and warmhearted sympathy of the Red Cross girl.. The Red Cross has often seemed to be the friendly hand of this nation, reaching across the sea to sustain its fighting men.”- Allied Commander…

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