Wrap Them in Love

Wrap Them in Love is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization created to help children in need. Our mission is to collect donated quilts and distribute them to children around the world. Join us here to encourage each other while we are quilting!
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  • Quilts needed

    Posted on September 9th, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    Yes, Wrap Them in Love will be sending quilts to victims of Harvey and Irma.  The folks in these areas will be needing help for a long time, so this will definitely be ongoing.  We need quilts of all sizes – even your slightly used quilts as long as they are clean and in good shape.  If you want, you can enclose a note of encouragement that I will send along with the quilts.  Quilters, you know what to do!  Thank you so much,  Ellen

    Remember our address is:

    Wrap Them in Love    2522 A Old Hwy 99 South Rd    Mount Vernon, WA  98273

  • Boxes in the mail

    Posted on May 25th, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    The mail lady has been busy again.  First a box full of fabric came from Elizabeth in VA.  The prints are so cute and will be used to make several quilts.  There are even large pieces that will be great for quilt backs.

    A soft and cuddly little quilt arrived from Hallie, a high school student in Montana.   She did a beautiful job!  This quilt will bring so much love and comfort to the little one who hugs it.

    Two handquilted quilts have arrived from Minneapolis, Kansas.  They are so nice, and a great size too.  They will be great for any age.  There is so much love in every stitch.   

    We really appreciate time, talent and your caring hearts.

  • Thank you!

    Posted on May 21st, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    A huge Thank You goes out to all who have sent donations.  Your work is so much appreciated and we couldn’t get more quilts to those who need them without you!

    May 19,2017

    Two big boxes came from Phoenix Arizona today.  They are filled with hand quilted quilts in various stages as well as some sewing supplies.  The pictures do not do these justice, they are so amazing!  When they are finished, you’ll be able to see the pictures of the whole quilts.

    Thank you so much!  

    Another box came from Ro who was sewing blocks for Wrap Them in Love while on a trip!  Look at all of these beautiful quilt blocks.  We will be able to make several quilts from these.  Ro makes little dresses and shorts for children that she donates to a charity.  With all of the colorful scraps, she makes quilts and blocks for us.  Ro, we really appreciate you!   

  • Quilts!

    Posted on May 21st, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    May 17, 2017

    Two packages came in the mail yesterday.  The first from LaMesa, California.  A group of quilters all made star blocks, then traded so that each member ended up with 12 different blocks.  One quilter donated her blocks along with fabric for a back and binding.  Aren’t they wonderful?

    The second box came from New City, New York.  There are 3 small finished quilts as well as 4 beautiful quilt tops and a set of blocks to make more quilts.  There is also plenty of fabric for backs, bindings and even more quilts!  —So beautiful!

  • Thank you!

    Posted on May 21st, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

     

    May 10, 2017  Lots of quilts have arrived this week.  Thank you, everyone, for all of your hard work!

    (don’t worry if you can’t see each quilt.  Eventually, individual pictures of every quilt will be in the 2017 gallery on the wraptheminlove.org website)

    Stilly Stitchers
    Arlington, WA        This group meets once a month in Arlington, WA.  This month they brought 18 finished quilts.

     

    Crozet Wednesday Quilters
    Charlottesville, VA

     

    Kiley from Spokane, WA

     

    Love Circle
    Do Good Stitches

     

    Bliss Circle
    Do Good Stitches

  • Quilt Labels

    Posted on May 14th, 2017 Wrap'em 1 comment

    Thank you so much to Starke Digital Graphics in Arlington, Washington for printing our quilt labels.  We put a label of the back of each quilt that is donated.  We encourage you to put your own label on if you’d like to with your name and where you are from.  If you have a label on your quilt when you donate it, ours will just go right beside it.  Over the years we have gotten emails from around the world when someone has seen our label on a quilt.  It is always special to us to hear about the quilts, sometimes years later!

    Labels printed by Starke Digital Graphics
    Arlington, WA

     

  • Patterns and Hints

    Posted on May 14th, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    Do you have a favorite block or quilt pattern that you use for charity quilts? Do you have some hints to help other quilters?  Maybe you have found an easier way to do something that you can share with us.  No matter how long or short of a time we have been quilting, there is always more to learn.  Please click on the comments and share your ideas with us.   Just remember to give credit to the author or designer if it is not your own design.  Thanks!

  • Quilts to Kenya

    Posted on May 2nd, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    Our quilts are wrapping up these beautiful children from Open Arms International, in Eldoret, Kenya, Africa

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  • We are still here!

    Posted on May 2nd, 2017 Wrap'em No comments

    It has been quite a few years since we have had this blog online.  Wrap Them in Love is still here, and quilters around the world are still quilting so that we can provide quilts to little ones in need of a hug and a snuggle.

    I thought about taking down the original posts, but when reading through them, it was like visiting old friends, so I will leave them here.  We have lost some of our supporters who used to post.

    Nana passed away at the age of 80 (almost 81) in March of 2010.  In 2009, she finished 113 quilts for Wrap Them in Love.

    We lost Bev from Alaska.  Thank you to Carol E for telling me the month and year.  It was in July 2010.  She was an amazing quilter and such an inspiration for so many.  We always looked for the heart that she quilted in a corner of her quilts.

    In August 2016 we lost Jutta from Canada.  She was so happy to get to spend some time with her first grandchild.

    We miss them all, their beautiful quilting, and their amazing encouragement they gave to the rest of us.

    I hope that we hear from you.  Let us know what you are working on.

    Ellen

  • 10 quilts

    Posted on June 28th, 2009 Nana No comments

    I finished my 10 quilts for June. we’re getting ready to leave for almost a month so will have to quilt like mad when we get home.  —-Nana