We have opportunities to help others in the community by creating quilts and other projects for charitable organizations. Our 2017-28 projects include:
- Mary Bridge Child Abuse Intervention Quilts: All members are encouraged to make a quilt. Quilt kits with instructions have been assembled by the guild for members to easily make a quilt for this charity. Members can also use fabric from their stash to make charity quilts. Batting has been donated by the Warm Company and is often available at the meetings. Quilt sizes: small child: 32-36 inches by 36-40 inches; medium youth: 40-44 inches by 54-60 inches. Finish the quilt with a Quilters by the Bay label. Labels are usually available at the guild meetings.
- Franciscan Hospice House: We share and display our quilts with the Franciscan Hospice house. We hang our quilts every other month on the first Thursday. Quilts range in size from lap-size to large double bed size and no sleeve is needed.
- Charity Sewing Projects: Often a quick and easy sewing project is brought forward, i.e. walker bags, catheter bag covers, Christmas stockings to help social service agencies in the community. Directions are handed out at guild meetings and sometimes a work party is scheduled. This year we are sewing for Days for Girls.