I have been lax about blog posting, but we have been having a great time getting readjusted to living back in the USA. Sounds kinda silly I guess, but it is a bit of a readjustment. I will miss my easy going Alice Springs days and my scant traffic time.
I just wanted to give you who donated to the Bush Fire Quilt project a bit of an update. All the quilts have been delivered to Jan of "Oz Comfort Quilts" She will be in Kinglake passing them out.
Here is what Jan wrote me this morning
We delivered the quilts yesterday and the lady who is handing them out was thrilled with them. We took down 220 quilts so almost all of the ones you made have been sent down already. She was so touched when she read a message on one of the stars and she messaged me this am to say that she's already given out 10 quilts last night and will get the rest out ASAP. She is a teacher at Kinglake and is working with one of the local churches. We've sort of started an outreach program with the quilts and knitted hats and scarves and the people are so appreciative that all the work has been worth it.I really appreciate your donation of quilts and trust that I could get them to where they are most needed. The winter is very hard in that area but we had a lovely sunny day yesterday, thankfully as we had the quilts on the 4WD roof rack and a trailer as well as the car being stashed full.
You can keep up with the Oz Comfort Quilt project via Jan's blog ( http://ozcomfortquilts.blogspot.com/ ). I still have 3 tops and a smaller one with my household goods which I will be finishing and sending down when I am all linked back up with my things.
I have enjoyed working on this amazing project so much. I have loved meeting all you wonderful people and we will find another good cause to quilt for when I am settled in Kansas. We will be setting off for the last leg of our road trip either tomorrow or Monday. I had so much to blog about while I was here in NC, but time just got away from me.
Have a great weekend!