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A Day to Give Back

Inspired by our current exhibit, From the Heart, the museum invites you to a community service event for anyone interested in participating. Come all day or help for a few hours, sewing children’s quilts, patriotic quilt blocks, pillow cases, and other small projects. Yarn artists can join us to knit or crochet baby hats or prayer shawls. Items produced will be donated to local charities.

Location: WMQFA classroom and gathering room

Registration: On-site and groups of 4 or more will be asked to pre-register at adults@wiquiltmuseum.com

Bring your own lunch and snacks. Beverages will be provided.

Provided: Irons and boards, cutting mats and rulers, some fabric and yarn

Bring these Supplies: sewing machine, rotary cutter, scissors and other small sewing equipment. Knitting needles and knitting equipment. Be sure to write your name on your supplies.

Needed: Children’s and patriotic fabric donations are welcome as are donations of batting and backing. Fabrics need to be 100% cotton, of good quality, clean and smoke- free. Donations should be brought to the museum from April 23-30.

Gallery: After volunteering, participants will get an admission ticket to the “From the Heart” exhibit.

Other ways to donate:

Monetary donations should be made out to WMQFA, with a notation for “A Day to Give Back” and mailed to P.O. Box 562, Cedarburg, WI 53012.

Guilds, clubs or individuals who can’t participate on May 3rd may want to donate items made prior to the event and those can be dropped off at the museum from April 27-May 3rd.

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