Bacchus Marsh
Friendship Quilters

The annual Group Quilt

   

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Charity Quilts - 2009 to 2020

Each year members of BMFQ choose a charity to support and they make a quilt for use as a fund-raiser


 
2020

Early 2020 another 12 patchwork lap quilts were donated to Ballan Aged Care.

The Quilts for Aged Care in 2019 & 2020 were kick-started
by a Grant received December 2018 from the Moorabool Shire Council
to make quilts for the elderly in our community 
 

 


 
2019



Reported in the Morrabool News, 15/10/2019               Photo by Meg Kennedy

  October 2019:  36 patchwork lap quilts were donated
 to Grant Lodge, Providence Aged Care and The Royal Freemasons
 to provide warmth and comfort for their residents. 

 Also: a quilt was donated  to the RSL for their mid year raffle
 

2018

Group Quilt
102 cm x 132 cm
to raise funds for BMFQ to cover donations to various causes in 2018 - bushfires etc

2016-2017

 'Stars'
single bed size

to raise funds for the Leukemia Foundation

 

2015 - 2016

 

'Beyond Indigo' 
(
166 cm x 208 cm) sponsored by Kimono House

to raise funds for Beyond Blue

Placemats - 92 were made during 2016 to be distributed at Christmas by Meals on Wheels

2014 - 2015

 

'Bubble and Squeak'
185 cm x 185 cm
a design by Emma Jean Janson
 

 

The destination for this quilt was finally decided

2012

 'Happy Patches'
185 cm x 185 cm

to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation
to help provide Breast Care Nurses

This eye catching quilt was spotted by Lyn Hendry in the Australian Homespun magazine No. 82

Many members made a block or two for this quilt
 

 

 

 

2011

Dresden Plates
157 cm x 124 cm

to support Red Cross (Bacchus Marsh branch)

8 blocks were donated to the QFO program
 4 more blocks were made in companion colours
hand quilted by Moira Bruce

Valued for insurance purposes at $750
by Victorian Quilters Inc, certificate No. 1270

This beautiful quilt was raffled in December 2011
 

2010

Tea Time
an original design for 2010
 185 cm x 185 cm
 
to support the Bacchus Marsh Autism Awareness Group

This splendid quilt was finally raffled in May 2012

 

The pattern for the 'Tea Time' quilt is available for $22 + p&h
 
Contact us to buy this pattern

Sale of the pattern is to raise funds for the Children First Foundation
www.childrenfirstfoundation.com

2009

Floral Delight
a Lori Smith Appliqué design
205 cm x 251 cm

This quilt raised over $3,000 for the Children First Foundation
www.childrenfirstfoundation.com