donations of quilt blocks for a special memory quilt that will eventually
hang in Maggie’s Centre Edinburgh and raise money at the same time!
donated blocks at Maggie’s 20th birthday party on Friday 11th November and guests will be asked to sponsor a block
with a small donation. Personal messages or memories can then be
attached to the block and these will be pieced into the back of the
quilt. Once finished the quilt will hang in the new extension to the
Edinburgh Maggie’s Centre.
making an 8½ inch (8 inch finished size) block? These can be pieced
or appliqued to any design you like. Perhaps you have an ‘orphan’
block lying around that could work? Or a favourite patchwork pattern
that means something special to you? We would like enough blocks so
that people can choose their favourite one to sponsor. All left over
blocks will be made into charity quilts for Maggie’s Centre or other
” Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, following the ideas about cancer care originally laid out by Maggie Keswick Jencks.
I have a few friends who have found the Maggie’s Centre in Edinburgh to be an absolute lifesaver recently and I am so pleased this resource has been there for them.
The blocks above are a mixture of orphan blocks, class samples and even one of my Farmer’s Wife blocks that I sacrificed and added a border to. Maybe you have got something suitable you could send? Or can you make something special?
Or you can drop them into our Edinburgh store. And we will also have a collection point at the Stitch Gathering for those of you attending this.