Giving Back

Giving Back

Creative people are generous with their time and talent. See how others are giving back, then share your own stories!

The Quilts of Valor Foundation is a wonderful organization dedicated to wrapping every veteran “touched by war” in a warm comforting quilt. What a wonderful way to honor Veterans with...

Keep your hands busy making great items to give back to your community, or to help people around the world. Use up your “stash”, or have a good reason to...

Ode to a Mammogram is a bra that I made for the Breast Cancer Awareness Project by Sew News Magazine. It won Viewers’ Choice and is now residing in the...

Every year for the holidays, the staff at QuiltWorks Northwest/Beads & Beyond, a local shop where I worked, would “adopt” a family for Thanksgiving and Christmas through Bellevue LifeSpring, an...

Copper Wire and Mixed Gemstone Necklace was created as an auction donation for The Woodinville Repertory Theatre. Liver of Sulphur oxidized the copper to give it an antique, vintage look....

My friend, Salem, Oregon, artist Dayna Collins, spearheaded an art installation last summer that she called “Scattered by the Wind”. This Log Cabin Prayer Flag, “Praying for Shelter” was my...

House of Love art quilt appeared in an auction for the Seattle Ronald McDonald House. A friend asked if I would make and donate a quilt. I don't have time...