Quilts of Valor Sew Day Announced
Saturday, July 18 
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
2021 Tara Blvd, Baton Rouge

River City Quilt Guild, Wasted Women and The Giving Quilt are co-hosting a QOV sew day to benefit Louisiana soldiers. Roxanne Brown, the Louisiana Quilts of Valor coordinator, will be present. Kits, lunch and door prizes will be provided. To participate just bring your sewing machine, thread, etc. Doors open at 9 am. Click Here to view the pattern instructions for the Stars and Stripes kit.

For more information, email thegivingquiltinc@gmail.com or reneehoeprich@yahoo.com.

The 2015 3rd Biennial Quilt Exhibit
The 2015 Giving Quilt Exhibit, held February 7 & 8 at Lamar Dixon Trade Mart, was our first 2-day show. Six hundred fifty-one quilts, preemie quilts and wheelchair lap quilts were exhibited and donated to 31 charitable organizations. The quilts were donated by quilters from across Louisiana and from Mississippi, Indiana, Iowa and California. 
              Thank you to all the quilters and volunteers for your generosity!

The judges for the show were Maida Owens, Louisiana Folk Life
Program Director; Bill Bodiene, HandiQuilter Technician; and Donna Britt, WAFB News Personality.
  • First Place: "Use Any Fabric", donated by Sherry Herringshaw to Iris Domestic Violence Center.
  • Second Place: "Scrappy Disappearing 9-Patch", donated by Wasted Women to ALS Hopes & Dreams.
  • Third Place: "Charmingly Easy", donated by Wasted Women to Ronald McDonald House.
  • Honorable Mention: "Tumblers", donated by Effie Ducote to Braveheart.

Show attendees decided the Viewer's Choice Awards.
  • First Place: "Mariner's Compass", donated by Judy Holley to Quilts of Valor.
  • Second Place: "Vintage Lonestar", donated by Wasted Women to Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.
  • Third Place: "Days of Yesteryear", donated by Wasted Women to Moosehaven.
  • Honorable Mention: "It's a Ducky Day", donated by Anonymous from Quilting Fans of LaPlace to Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital.

Congratulations to Franks S. who won the stunning raffle quilt, "A Day in the Park", donated by Friends of the Giving Quilt and quilted by Charlene Harp.

Ragtime Fun!!

Jelly Roll 1600"!!

2011 Quilt Exhibit.