Tuesday, April 26, 2011

We Have a Winner......and More.....

Teri Emerson ~ Mystery Quilt Contest Winner
Our Charity Mystery Quilt Contest ended on Friday and we have a winner!!  Teri Emerson's name was drawn from the entries received and she will be winning a $25 gift certificate from Creative Sewing Machine Center!  We are so excited to see what our Quilter Anita will create from the scraps and other fabrics received. Thank you so much to all who participated and we so appreciate and thank Creative Sewing Machine Center for providing the prize!  If you have not been there -  you are missing out on a wonderful experience!   I asked Teri to tell us a little about her self and this is what she said:

" I live in rural Yadkinville, NC. I am a retired homeschool mom, an artist and avid quilter.  I love anything crafts.  I know Anita through the StitchTalk community.  I love babies and believe that all life is a gift from God. "   

You can meet Teri on StitchTalk.com - it is a wonderful community for sewers and crafters!  As Anita works on the quilts she creates from the fabrics, she will post pictures and information on StitchTalk and when she is done, we will ask Teri to choose which of our groups will receive the finished quilts.  What a wonderful project - this was Anita's idea and her project and we so appreciate her - without her, we would not have the BPSC!  

Greg ~ my hubby and hard worker for BPSC, is attending the Ingersol Rand Conference Banquet tonight to accept the donated t-shirts.  These will be turned into t-shirt quilts and this will be a very exciting project.  Beth Holland and her team will then choose which of our recipient groups will receive these quilts.  We will track our progress on this project as well and post pictures and information as we go.  You can see the advertisement Beth put together for their t-shirt drive - what a wonderful idea!!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNL-84dpb4E.

As you can see, we are very busy and we can always use more hands and binkies!  We have a knit and crochet project coming up ~ "Be Square - Build a Binky" and we will be collecting knit and crochet squares to create blankets.  We will put them together and all we need are the squares.  More info on this to come!
We have a Baby Shower on our calendar as well, which will benefit moms-to-be in need and anything that a baby needs will be gladly accepted.  This will take place in June.  You can check out our calendar on the web site at www.scbinkypatrol.com under the calendar tab.  Please contact us if you would be interested in participating in any of our events or if you just want to donate items or materials - we will find a use for whatever you have to give!  Email us at binkypatrolsc@sc.rr.com.  Also, please let us know if you know of a group or individuals in need.