More bushfire quilts…..

Where did Easter go?  I hope you enjoyed the break whatever you were doing.  We spent most of the weekend in Lancefield – a bit more gardening, oiling the deck and a few odd jobs (never seem to get as much as we plan done when we go there these days……..and for the rest of the year there are very few weekends free for us to be doing things so we will have to plan carefully….) 


Daddy’s ‘helpers’.

We did go to Bendigo for a day which was lovely – catching up with family, visiting a quilt exhibition and going to the Torchlight Procession – all part of the Bendigo Easter Festival.  The Torchlight Procession is for the emergency services – in particular the Fire Brigades.  This year’s was particularly special and it was a great recognition of the amazing work that all the emergency services did in the recent fires.

Speaking of which, more quilt tops rolling in for the Bushfires Quilting Bee. Fantastic girls!!


We are having our next get-together on Saturday 23rd May so if you would like to contribute in any way please let me know.  We are also toying with the idea of having a Quilt Hanging for people to come and see the quilts before they make their way to their new homes and raffling a quilt to raise money for quilting more quilts – what do you think?  I’m hearing from those in the know that people are now settling in their temporary accomodation and are ready to receive the quilts so we want it to all happen as soon as possible.  There is still lots of other great ways to help out over here.

4 Responses to “More bushfire quilts…..”

  1. cherrie Says:

    These are such pretty quilt tops.

  2. Julie Says:

    Hi Jan, Thanks for the update on the quilts. It was certainly a nice surprise :-).

  3. Bronwyn Says:

    Hi Jan – the quilts are looking great – I will have to grab some batting from you some time soon – not that I have done much more on my ones – once school goes back – I’ll knuckle down.
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    Please don’t blame me if your bank balance diminishes dramatically!

  4. Tinniegirl Says:

    I can’t wait for my weekend at your fabulous retreat in a couple of months. I think about it all the time with lingering thoughts of how lovely its going to be. Now that I’m surfacing from the last couple of weeks I’ll get the girls organised and we’ll get some funds to you.

    Great job on coordinating all these fabulous quilt donations too Jan. You’re a superstar.

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