Saturday, May 23, 2020

My H2H Challenge Quilts

This year I made two quilts for the Hands2Help Challenge. This first one went to Quilts of Compassion:

Another option was their idea to send a quilt to a local caregiver. I decided to give one to my friend who works in the mental health field. I'm sure it is quite a challenging job, and I'm betting that her patience and quiet approach are helpful to her clients and to herself. Still, no matter how well suited she is to the task, I'm sure it sometimes gets to be difficult. So I sent this one in the mail, and I will post her response below the pictures.

From my friend:
"Thank you so much for the wonderful gift that arrived today! You will never know how much that means to me. After a challenging week at work, this made my day. The quilt is so perfect in every way. I love that the animal print came from Panama."

The give-one-locally idea was fun as I got to experience her reaction. I'm very pleased that it was a hit.


Louise said...

Both quilts are lovely! I really enjoyed reading your friend's reaction. Thanks so much for sharing it! Gives me the warm fuzzies :)

Sarah Craig said...

I love your quilts, Carol! And thank you for sharing about your friend. We need to take care of caregivers, especially in these weird times. And thanks for being part of Hands2Help 2020!

PS I don't find you on my list of participants - can you email me please at salliesue57 (at) gmail (dot) com?