Tuesday, 30 August 2011

can you help?

If you read Amy's blog you will have heard the terribly sad news that her husband has passed away after battling terminal cancer.
Amy is one of the best people in the world. She is wicked in her humour, even during times when most people would have curled up into a ball and refused to continue on. I can't express enough how much I love and respect and admire her. Both as a quilter and as a friend.
Sarah and I were talking about what we could do to help, short of getting on a plane and flying over (which isn't really practical, let's face it) and in lieu of a real hug we thought a quilted one would probably show her how important she is to us.

Would you help?

Email Sarah for more details - sarah@sarahfielke.com


rderrett said...

I already volunteered yesterday but this is a wonderful project

carolyn forster said...

Amy has followed my blog since I started it and hers is always so inspiring! The least I can do is join in on this for her.

{Leila}Where the Orchids Grow said...

My great uncle passed away last night, peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his wife and daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He lived his 93 years on this earth to the fullest. Not all of us are this lucky. I'll help.

Cathy said...

Yep, I'm def in on this one! Amy is the one who launched my blog in 2009, she is a special lady. Thanks Katy. xo

{april two eighty} said...

i literally just stumbled upon her blog the other day. yes, i'd love to help.

kelly said...

what are you thinking?

safieh said...

Amy made me an amazing, amazing doll quilt during DQS 10, and I would really love to help.

Chelley said...

I emailed Sarah yesterday. I'm in!

Heleen Groot said...

I emailed Sarah today. Just let me know what to do.

Jeanne said...

I am in. Will email Sarah So sad to hear of Amy's loss.

Kathryn said...

I've loved reading Amy's blog and would love to participate in a comfort quilt for her. Email me at kathryn dot laposata @gmail.com

Mika said...

I'm in. I'm not a fabulous quilter, but I'll do my best!

littlebluecottage said...

I have gained so much from her blog, I'd love to help in whatever way possible.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Oh my gosh i had no idea.

Lizze said...

Of course i'm in! Absolutely!

Mrs. Monkeyboy said...

Email sent to Sarah.

liz said...

I don't blog but Amy's was the first blog I ever followed and I would love to help. I've emailed Sarah. Thanks for this opportunity to participate in the best part of blogland - mutual support!

Marie said...

How sad to lose someone you love. It's very thoughtful of you to make a quilt. I would love to help.

madrekarin said...

I'll be happy to help. I've read Amy's blog for a long time now. It's the least I can do.

Three Honeybees said...

I would love to help if I can. Such a lovely idea.

Karen said...

I want to help -I can sew or donate batting..anything!

Library Gal Quilts said...

You bet please let me know. I can sew too...donate cash...thanks so much. xo Pam in Chico

elena said...

So sorry to hear this. I would love to help too.

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