Chapter established February 25, 2004

Marilyn Lewis – Area Coordinator
VacavilleBinkyPatrol@comcast.net

Our chapter meets the 3rd Sunday of every odd month
(Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov)
Location:  A Quilted Heart in Vacaville
878 Alamo Drive, Vacaville, Ca 95688
Time:  1-4 pm

New members are always welcome!

We accept donations of cotton fabric and yarn, sewing machines and knitting needles.

No experience necessary, we will help you learn to quilt, crochet, knit, iron, sort fabric, fold quilts, or pin on labels!

Know of a Scout Group or 4H group that would like to help out?  How about a high school student who needs service hours?  Send them my way!!!

Please contact Marilyn if you are interested in helping out!

Please check out my blog: http://northhillsquilter.blogspot.com/

NEWS:

We just celebrated our 10 year anniversary by having a Quilt Day of course!

Read about it here

And here’s a short video from the day

Women from NorthWinds Quilt Guild joined with Students from Vanden High School’s National Honor Society to make quilts for kids.  We are always looking for new members.

VACAVILLE — Vanden High School students chipped in Thursday afternoon to help make some local babies and foster children a little warmer this winter.  Click here for the article.  Japan Project:

 We have just completed our Quilts for Japan project.  Check out this video from Common Ground on KCRA Channel 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IItCXPognkI&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

We were able to make and collect 1,144 handmade quilts and blankets to send to Japan!  Thank you everyone for helping us exceed our goal.  A special thanks to Fed Ex for providing Free Shipping for all of these quilts.

We are now working to help the local children of Solano County.  Can you help?  We are collecting handmade quilts and blankets for babies to teens to give to NorthBay hospital, Child Protective Services and other organizations where kids need handmade hugs.  You can drop them off at A Quilted Heart any time they are open.  Please give me a call to let me know you have dropped something off so I can pick it up quickly.
Do you want to learn to quilt?  Now is the perfect time!

Marilyn Lewis
Vacaville, CA

Check out this article from the Daily Republic on our quilting with local teenagers!  We had a blast!

http://www.dailyrepublic.com/news/vacaville/vacaville-students-become-quilters-to-help-needy-children-keep-warm/