Thursday, June 5, 2008

Quilts for a Cause

A Tucson group is coordinating Arizona's participation in "Quilt for a Cause, Inc.". They need quilts to help fight breast and gynecological cancer. Quilts will be accepted from 10/1/08 to 7/1/09. There will be a Live and Silent Auction on 10/3/09 at TMC's Marshall Auditorium in Tucson. The proceed recipients will be the TMC Foundation and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Clinic. Quilts must be of new construction. Quilt sizes restrictions: wall hanging - minimum of 18" up to 52" in any direction, lap quilt - minimum of 48" in width, up to 72" in length. They request that you sew a 3" sleeve on the back of the quilt. "Theme" quilts are encouraged. Possible themes include, but are not limited too: Holidays - religious, secular and/or patriotic, Season, Occupations, Ethnic, Sports, Animals, Juvenile, Gardening, Floral, Southwest - desert, cowboy etc. The website is For information contact: Jeannine Coleman at

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