I put out a call the other day to the Cresco Ladies, and my-oh-my, did they ever come through!!
A bit ago the ladies had dropped off some finished quilts and asked if I had a home for them. I was confident I could find a home. I called a lady from my church. She happened to be in Texas, in Marion County, near where they winter. She was volunteering at a food pantry. She told me there was a big need right where she was at. I told her I would mail her the quilts and I did.
That got me thinking that maybe this is a good place for us to support. I have a friend there. She said there is much need. I feel good supporting places where I have an actual connection too. My friend says she regularly helps at the food pantry when she’s in Texas.
So…I messaged Sandra of the Cresco Ladies to put a bug in her ear saying, if they ever have more quilts that don’t have a home, I could find a home for them. Oh my. Two days later Sandra and Donna were at my house in full force!! They dropped off TWO giant garbage bags of finished quilts!! WOW.
Here is what they brought…
Check out this wonderful Stack and Wack. So fun and bright.
Many of these are lap-sized.
This one was bright and spring-like… I’m guessing it might be a 3 yard quilt.
I think this one might be the same layout. What a difference the fabric makes!
Another of the same design.
Scrappy and Happy is how I would describe this one.
What a creative way to deal with an odd number of blocks. Do you see the corners?
This one is a favorite of mine in this batch.
Check out the machine quilting that Donna did. She used a dark thread and it really shines on this quilt.
Here’s an orphan block quilt.
Another happy scrappy quilt!!
Maverick Stars are the block of choice on this one.
I am in shock at how many quilts they sent.
This quilt says “LOVE” with all the hearts.
This makes a great design for a charity quilt…
Here is a cute panel quilt. I believe this was a Sandy Gervais fabric line.
I am guessing this to be another 3 yard quilt. Super cute!
Here is another with the same layout.
Can you believe how many quilts these ladies can make??
I always love Ragedy Ann and Andy.
Can you see that this one is the same design as the previous quilt? This one has an added inner border. I don’t know what type of fabric was used on the backing of this one but it’s SUPER soft.
Here is another of the same design.
Wow…check out this sampler.
I love the polka dots in this one. I am big polka dot fan.
The gals also sent with a big bag of finished quilt tops. I didn’t take pictures of all of those. I’ll let you wait and see them as finished tops once the finishers get them.
The gals saved out three that I was asked to send to Ray. The are already in his hands and likely in his queu to be finished.
I don’t think anyone, including me, realizes just how prolific the Cresco Lady Quilters are. Do you know of anyone who can get message saying quilts are needed and they deliver all of these two days later? Impressive!! That was 24 finished quilts and a big bag of tops. WOW!!
I know some of you donated some of the fabric that went into these quilt. Hats off to you! Isn’t it great to see unwanted fabric doing good in the lives of others.