Registration is open NOW for an all-new quilt and an all-new story.
Come play with us next year and sew the quilt to solve the crime!
It’s such a great concept, and the fact that they keep fabric out of landfills and turn it into something all of us would be proud to have in our homes creates a perfect circle of kindness. Last summer, in anticipation of our Big Trip to Scotland, which I learned during my pre-trip research was going to be 30 degrees cooler than Atlanta, I knitted two sweaters: the Georgia sweater and the Top-Down Turtleneck Cardigan. I love that each one is so unique, I love that the come in different shapes, and I love how specific they are to the parks.Members receive a chapter from a mystery story each month, and a pattern for a quilt block.The quilt block relates directly to the chapter you’ve read, and contains an additional clue (or clues! There are 12 blocks, one for each month of the year, and every quilter gets one guess as to who the killer is.Charity: Water works to ensure that our earth’s only truly non-renewable resource is available, clean and healthy, to as many communities as possible.By sinking wells and directing ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of their donations directly to the projects they plant, they have brought fresh drinking water to thousands of communities around the world with an unparalleled level of transparency in their operations.
I have donated my birthday to this group in the past, and love hearing the story of their founder’s journey to starting this incredible charity.