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FAQ’s for Quilters Against Breast Cancer

What is the deadline for finishing the quilt?
What are the dimensions of a queen size quilt?
What to do with leftover fabrics and embellishments?
Can more than one quilt be created?
Are there additional ways a stitcher can help the foundation?

 

Deadline

Depending on the number of people creating the quilt, some will take longer to make than others. However, we hope that the finished quilt will be returned to Making Memories within twelve months.

Size

A queen size quilt is 84 inches by 92 inches.

Larger sizes are acceptable.

 

Extra Fabric

Keep the extra fabrics and embellishments for personal sewing projects or return to Making Memories with the completed quilt.

 

More than one quilt

YES! Request more than one shipment (12 gowns) or create additional quilts with the extra fabric.

 

Other Ways You Can Help

  • If you are a long-arm machine quilter, donate your services to complete quilts.
  • If you are a machine embroiderer, donate your services to make labels to stitch to the quilt backs.
  • Encourage your stitch groups and guilds to adopt the Bridal Quilt project as a community service activity.
  • Select a date at a local event and collect donated bridal gowns specifically designated for quilting projects.
  • Ask your quilt guild to schedule a speaking engagement and workshop with the Making Memories.
  • Volunteer at Brides Against Breast Cancer gown sales events.
  • Make twin size quilts (cotton fabric – not the bridal gown fabrics) to donate to family members of terminal breast cancer patients.
  • Questions? Contact Making Memories at 817-485-7502.
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