Monday, December 16, 2013

Celebrate! Good Stitches ::Winners::

Celebrate Good Stitches

Three cheers for good, and most specially for the quilty good happening through do. Good Stitches {a charity bee}!

I'm popping in today to announce the many winners for this year's Celebrate Good Stitches.  But, before I do, I extend my gratitude to every single member of do. Good Stitches, past and present.

You all really are worth celebrating!  What an honor and inspiration to be joined by so many willing and talented hands to do. Good.  I can tell you that this experience is something I'll never, ever forget.  I trust it's as or even more meaningful to many souls the world over who have been touched by our quilts made in love.

Stitchers Door Prizes

Today, three super-lucky stitchers win a gorgeous 8-piece bundle of Dowry by Anna Maria Horner's from Marmalade Fabrics!  Drumroll please....

The Brass Locket palette bundle goes to Rachael aka ImagineGnats.  Rachael serves with the Heal circle, which makes quilts for hospice patients.

The Ruby & Pearl palette bundle belongs to Kelly aka kelliottmagic.  Kelly serves with the Cherish circle in Australia, making quilts for Needy Stitches and other local causes.

The Charm Bracelet palette bundle goes to Shauna aka scrappinsassy.  Shauna serves with the Haven circle, which makes quilts for a battered women's shelter in New York.

Quilters Grand Prizes

What fun to browse through our gallery of 2013 finished quilts!  I'm happy to report that so far we've finished many more quilts this year, as compared to last, according to our quilt pool count.  Way to go team!

{the U.S. Prize}

Thanks to the generosity of The Warm Company one very happy do. Good Stitches quilter will receive this awesome quilting prize...

Quilter's Grand prize!

her choice of Warm & Natural or Warm & White batting in a gigantic (and quite valuable) 90" wide, 40 yard roll.  Nope, those adorable kidlets are not included, but you can play telephone right through your roll!

January Do.Good.Stitches

A huge congratulations to Anita of Bloomin' Workshop who serves in Faith circle.  This sparkly entry #58 was favored by Mr.Random!

{the International Prize}

And for our international prize, Mad About Patchwork is giving Kristy aka Quiet Play, host of Care Circle and entry #15, a $100 gift certificate OR the amazing 24-piece Dowry by Anna Maria Horner fat quarter bundle shipped to your door.  You lucky duck!

We are very grateful to Marmalade Fabrics, the Warm Company and Mad About Patchwork for generously supporting charitable quilting.  And again, thanks to everyone who plays a part in this worthwhile effort.  Let's keep up the good work, friends!

psst... I've reopened the photo pools so you can keep adding 2013 finished quilts through the end of the year!

Here's to another year!


  1. Congratulations to all the winners!!!

  2. I second that! Congrats to the winners!

  3. Congrats to all the winners, and yay to all the ladies (and gentlemen?) who contribute to such a wonderful cause all around the world. And a big double Yay to you Rachel, who initiated such a wonderful body of work, and keeps us all inspired!

  4. Congratulations to all the prize winners. Well done to everyone within the Do Good Stitches Family. hugs

  5. It was so fun to see all of the completed quilts, congrats to the winners!

  6. Congrats to the winners! And congrats to all the do. Good Stitches Members! You are winners every month when you stitch up and send of your blocks! This is such a wonderful cause and thank you so much Rachel for all you do...!

  7. It was definitely fun to see all the quilts. Hooray for all those beautiful finishes and congrats to the winners!

  8. So exciting! Thanks so much Rachel - for all your work with do.Good and for organising the celebration. It's been such fun to go through and see all the beautiful quilts. A big thank you to the sponsors too :)

  9. Hooray for each winner!! So many beautiful quilts made this year :) Each one a blessing!

  10. Congratulations to all the winners! It was fun to see so many wonderful quilts!

  11. What an amazing collection of quilts and a brilliant all round project :)

  12. I agree.. thanks to all the sponsors and all the organisers of all the cherish groups.! so much work to organise everyone! Lovely to be apart of all this generosity!


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