This is a picture of my beautiful friend Autumn who passed away on August 18th, 2014. Autumn was the victim of a senseless act of domestic violence.
Autumn was first and foremost my friend, and second one of my customers. Autumn, her Mom, and her Aunt are also my Kerrville retreat buddies. Last year we worked with Autumn's Mom and our local domestic violence shelter to find a way to honor Autumn. We would like to repeat our plan annually.
Once per year we will be asking you to help us make pillowcases to honor Autumn. All proceeds from this event and the pillowcases themselves will be donated to Phoebe's Home, our local domestic violence shelter and prevention center.
We have proudly turned in 150-200 pillowcases per year since 2015 along with monetary donations.
Phoebe's home advised us they were able to use the funds for an enhancement to their facility that they did not have the money for.
We plan to make this an annual event (once per year) in conjunction with our shop anniversary, both to honor Autumn and continue support for Phoebe's Home. My prayers are that maybe we can prevent one more family from dealing with senseless tragedy and violence.
Promoting literacy and well-being for all
And we are so excited to announce our participation in another great program! Beginning in January 2017 on the second Tuesday of the month and each month thereafter we will be working with Books and a Blanket to host a sewing day at St. Thomas Episcopal, 906 George Bush Drive, from 10AM-2PM.
Our own special "Charles" will be your host. Come and bring your sewing machine and thread. Charles will provide the fabric, batting, and a pattern to help you create a special quilt for this wonderful local cause. Please call Charles at 979-422- 2101 to let him know you will attending.
Dedicated to help those in need & to share with the community their love of quilts.
The Brazos Bluebonnet Quilt Guild is a tax exempt, non-profit, educational organization. It was first organized in late 1985 by a small group of women interested in quilts and quilting. The number of members has gradually increased to our current membership of over 100 active and honorary members.
The mission of the guild is to educate members and the public about quilts and quilting, and to support deserving charities.
Funds raised by the Guild are used to bring in nationally and locally recognized speakers to our monthly meetings and workshops. The programs are educational and interesting, providing quilting information on history, techniques, materials, and other aspects of this popular art form. Workshops are offered to further our knowledge.
Lone Star Quiltworks is a regular contributor to guild service projects.