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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Monday, March 18, 2013
A few quilts were presented over the weekend. Thought I'd share this thank you from a Vietnam vet:
Thank you so very much again for the beautiful quilt you gave
me. I went downstairs last night and sat looking at it for a while.
Then I brought it upstairs and spread it on the bed. It was both warm and
comforting to have it there. Please share my deep and humble (yes, I can
be humble!) appreciation with everyone who had a hand in its
Hope to see a few of you at the cut-in, if not tomorrow at the sew-in. (or both?)