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Hurricane Sandy
One of my favorite features in TQL is “Helping Hands.” Here, in every issue, we have a chance to showcase the incredible generosity, creativity, and persistence of people who use sewing and quilting to make a difference in the lives of others. In the February 2013 issue, on newsstands and in mailboxes now, we have...
“Since the beginning of November, Blankie Depot has received hundreds of phone calls, emails, and shipped quilts from around the globe.  Quilters from 43 states, Canada, and France have reached out to NJ families impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Knitters and crocheters from 14 states have donated hundreds of warm hats, scarves and gloves. The immediate...
If you read “The Family Business” in the December issue of TQL and know New Jersey geography, you may have realized that Manalapan, where Linda Hahn and her family live and work, was right in the path of Hurricane Sandy. We were really relieved when we heard from Linda last week. She and her Frog...
UPDATE November 15, 2012: We received a message from Hillary Roberts saying that she has received inquiries from 25 states and Canada about sending relief quilts to New Jersey. The inquiries are coming from quilt guilds, quilt shops, and individuals. The need for warm quilts and blankets  is still very great, so if you can...