Heather’s Cat Quilt and a good cause

My very good friend Heather, who I work with very closely for the MQG, is holding a fundraiser and I wanted to help to spread the word a bit.

The fundraiser is to raise money for LeyoMyoSarcoma research, a rare cancer (you can read about it here) that Heather was recently diagnosed with. Heather is a do-er and an incredibly strong person, so she’s tackled treatment head on and is now working to raise money for research for this cancer.

A group of us made Heather a quilt when we learned of her cancer. If you know her at all, you know she’s a huge fan of all things cat related. We instantly knew that a Cat Quilt was in order. But a MODERN Cat Quilt?? Eek. I’ll admit the challenge was scary to me! All I had to deliver was one block though so I dove in and came up with this:

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And here is Heather with the quilt all finished up!

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Elizabeth assembled the blocks in to the top and Angela added her beautiful quilting. It’s a fantastic quilt for an even more fantastic woman.

Can you spare a few dollars for her fundraiser? If so, please give!

5 Responses to “Heather’s Cat Quilt and a good cause”

  1. Charlotte July 29, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    what a wonderful quilt! I wish Heather all the best – she is such a great woman!

  2. Andres July 29, 2013 at 9:56 am #

    Quilters like cats? I’m SHOCKED. We wish Heather all the best.

  3. Peggy July 29, 2013 at 10:07 pm #

    THAT is an AWESOME quilt!!! Love it, love it.

  4. Emily T July 30, 2013 at 12:42 pm #

    Heather was definitely thrilled when she received it in person! I was lucky enough to be at that party :)

  5. Lori August 8, 2013 at 6:48 am #

    Will you be sharing the pattern / instructions for making your cat block? I would enjoy that very much. A beautiful quilt for a beautiful young woman. Great job by all.
    Thank you,
    Lori

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