We are a busy bunch of quilters that strive to provide quilts as our small and humble way of saying "thanks" to our returning troops. Rita Pennington (firstname.lastname@example.org) is our "Drill Sergeant" and she keeps the (quilting) troops moving and motivated. We have 7 monthly sew-ins: St. Charles, Elgin, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Crest Hill, Geneva and Montgomery. See side bar for more info.
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Thank a Veteran each and every day
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Another great Winfield Sew-In
I tell you, these keep getting bigger and larger. Someone said they counted 24 workers (working the pressing table was our first male). Came home with 6 completed tops...some took theirs home to complete and took extra kits to complete as well. Thank you Ladies Auxiliary for setting this event up. Have been told it'll be an annual event right around Veterans Day again next year--looking forward to it. Thank you also Hawthorne's Backyard who provided lunch along with the various side dishes and desserts from the parish. Thank you Donna for all your work.
I underestimated how many kits to bring--thank goodness I had the couple boxes of strips!
What a way to honor our Veterans on Veterans Day weekend.