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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National Women’s History – The Threads that Bind Women Together

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   The brisk winds of March howl around the house, pressing on the window panes, seeping cool air into imperceptible cracks. Cuddled in a quilt, the winds of remembrance swirl in my mind. In the warmth of…

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Handkerchief Quilts Are Nothing to Sneeze About

“If you have a handkerchief, put it in your pocket and use it.”                                                                                                  – My Mother’s Words I learned how to iron by flattening out, one by one, a stack of handkerchiefs. Every week. All the corners needed to be pressed down, and no creases left on the fabric.…

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