Langley Quilters Guild members make and donate quilts to various groups
in the community.
Recently, quilts have been distributed to the following organizations:
- Simpsons Care Facility, Ft. Langley
- Langley Lodge, Langley
- Evergreen Timbers, Langley
- Jackman Manor, Aldergrove
- Meals on Wheels placemats
- Menoah Manor, Langley
- Gateway of Hope (Salvation Army)
- Victim Services, Langley RCMP Office, Langley
- Ishtar House and Victim Services, Langley (transition house for abused women & children)
- Alzheimers Society, Langley/Surrey Office
- Langley Seniors Village, Langley
- Langley Boys and Girls Club, Langley
- Post Polio Syndrome Society of BC, Langley,
- Pos-abilities Langley Society, Langley
- Kourageous Kids (Children's Hospital)
- Quilts of Valour - Canada for injured Canadian Military personnel.
Thank you to all our members who have participated!
Whether a beginner or experienced quilter, what a great way to
practice your skills and give back to your community at the same time.
Community Quilts Group volunteers will put a package together for you to piece at home, or you may have a quilt already finished that you wish to donate. Contact the Community Quilts group to ask what they need. You can also help by donating 100% cotton fabric or flannel, unused quilt blocks or batting.
|SIZES FOR COMMUNITY QUILTS|
|Wheelchair||36" x 36" up to 40" x 40" c/w 8-10" ties on two sides|
|Lap Quilt||45" x 55" up to 60" x 70"|
|Children's Quilt||36" x 45" up to 40" x 50"|
helps children, coping with serious illness, their families and
clinicians, by helping them to record, tell and own their story of courage
Every bead tells a story of strength, honor and hope.
Langley Quilters' Guild members have joined other quilters across Canada and USA to provide the needed Fabric Bead Bags. Instructions for making the bags are here.
The Calendar pictures are posted here. They are another great collection of artworks by these children!
Completed quilts for the 2014 Calendar are due in APRIL and will be
presented to Childrens Hospital in May.
Each Dec., Rita, on behalf of our guild, hands over to Wendy at the Meals-on-Wheels Langley office the placemats made by our Guild this year.
Four years ago a group of Quilters across Canada suggested that Canadian
Quilters provide quilts for injured
Canadian Military personnel returning from the mission in Afghanistan. In
western Canada the quilts go to
rehabilitation centers in Vancouver, Victoria, and Edmonton for
distribution. Each year we donate several single
bed size quilts to this cause as a Guild endeavor, or from small satellite