The Giving Quilt was recognized by the National Quilters Circle as one of the 10 amazing places to donate your quilt. We are honored to be included in this illustrious group.
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Welcome to The Giving Quilt Inc.’s website.  Please explore our website to see past and future activities.  Our mission – to provide quilts of comfort to children and adults – is accomplished by engaging not only our members, but others in our community with a passion for quilting and helping others.  You do not have to be a quilter to be involved with us.  Many hands are needed to carry out our work.  Our annual dues are only $10 per year.  A membership form can be downloaded here.  Feel free to contact me if you would like to volunteer or need additional information.

Gaye Smith
brlotrfan@yahoo.com
thegivingquiltinc@gmail.com               



The Giving Quilt, Inc.
5th Biennial Quilt Exhibit

742 quilts were shared with   38 community service agencies to comfort the clients they serve.   

Ribbons awarded for first, second, third place and honorable mention in Judges' Choice, Challenge Choice and Viewers' Choice categories. First place in each category was also awarded a $100 cash prize.

Special thanks to our judges — Amelia Beadle, Renee Chatelain, and Kiran Chawla—for spending the morning with us and tackling the monumental task of selecting just four quilts as favorites from the show.

Judges' Choice

First:  Gaye Smith for “Honeycomb Waffle”
Second:  Kathleen DeRoche for “Out on the Farm”
Third:  Wasted Women for “Uptown Vines”
Honorable Mention:  Jennifer Paul for “Red Stars”

Challenge Choice

First:  Brenda Hart for “Churn Dash Illusion”
Second:  Five Friends for “Under the C”
Third:  Cane Cutters for “Churned Stars”
Honorable Mention:  Connie Day for “Patriotic Churndash”

                          Viewers’ Choice

First:  Five Friends for “Under the C”
First:  Gaye Smith for “Honeycomb Waffle” (tie)
Second:  Brenda Hart for “Churn Dash Illusion”
Third:  Mary Pino for “Churned Stars” 

Honorable Mention:  Gaye Smith for Chocolatier Block of the Month”