Category: Baby Quilts

Baby Quilts

Donation quilts are a huge part of what we do at OPQG. Under the Community Quilt umbrella is our Baby Quilt effort. Quilts are made and donated to Newborns in Need here in Springfield. The quilts are “baby themed” and approximately 36″ square. They are a fast, fun project for anyone who has some time to sew. The Co-Chairmen, Bobbi Thorne and Sandy Sutton, work tirelessly to keep kits handy for anyone to sew but will also welcome your own completed quilt. Here is an example……

                           

January Baby Quilt Sew In

 

Despite the iffy weather, 20 ladies came to sew Baby Quilts in January. Sewing machines were humming, irons were steaming, rotary cutters were slicing and ladies were laughing and talking. We ended up passing out 40 kits…WOW!!!! Many quilts have already been completed.

Sandy let everyone know Newborns in Need is very happy with our baby quilt donations.  They put together over 13,000 baby sets in 2017.  Our quilts are the ‘center attraction’ of many of the layettes they assemble.  We donated 296 quilts to them last year.  It was a little shy of the 13,000 layettes they give out so we gotta’ get busy making more baby quilts….Grin! We got a good start at the January Baby Quilt Sew-In.  We appreciate every one of you ladies that are helping us!

               Thank you,

                        Sandy Sutton and Bobbi Thorne, Baby Quilts Co-Chairmen

Some of the quilts sewed in January……