Tag Archives: Interviews

I’ve Been Working On A Schedule

I’ve been trying to come up with a schedule. So everyone can know what day they are looking forward to.

 

Sunday – Confessions of A Quilt-aholic

Monday – E Card Monday

Tuesday – Quilting Secrets, Tips, and Tricks

Wednesday – TBD

Thursday – TBD

Friday – Interview Series

Saturday – TBD

 

Does anyone have any other suggestions for something I’ve posted that they want me to turn into a series?

Interview Series: Quilts of Valor

Today is the first interview of a series I am doing on people involved in the textile world! Today, we have Carol Olson who is the Minnesota coordinator for Quilts of Valor!

Me: I’m here with Carol Olson, and we’re going to talk about Quilts of Valor’s Minnesota chapter. So Carol, can you explain what Quilts of Valor does for those of my readers who do not know?

Carol: Quilts of Valor is a non-profit foundation that was started in 2003 and they cover all warriors from World War II to the present with a healing quilt of comfort. Anyone who was touched by war, which is almost every veteran. It’s all donated, the pieces, quilters, long-armers. Ten percent of the quilts go abroad to the hospitals, so when they are wounded in the battlefield, they are automatically covered by a quilt. A small token from home, to show that we appreciate their service.

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Everyone Should Pay Attention!

Everyone Should Pay Attention, because today is the start of the new series of interviews I’m working on! It will be once or twice a week, and I will interview people who have a great deal to do with the textile world. I’m excited to share my encounters with the world of textiles, and cannot wait to get everyone’s take on what’s going on in the world of textiles!

So far on the docket, we have:

Carol Olson from Minnesota Chapter Quilts of Valor.

Cecile Lewis from City Grown Colors Blog, and she’s a prominent quilter and natural dyer.

Travis Barr who runs the online fabric shop, The Barr Spool

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