Baskets of Hope 2014 Shop Hop Winners

Posted On March 16, 2014

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Donations were made to St. Vincent’s Children’s Home. Thank you to all who donated to such a great and needed charity.

1st: $300 Bonus Bucks – Carol Baker, Westland
2nd: $100 Bonus Bucks – Bonnie Grossbauer, Lapeer; Phyllis Hazen, Hartland
3rd: $50 Bonus Bucks – Debbie Czarniak, Shelby Twp.; Pauline Potnzuski, Troy; Jane Monterosso, Rochester Hills
4th: $25 Bonus Bucks – Betty Waehlke, Canton; Kelli Martin, Riley; Netti Humphrey, Shelby; Barb Havenhill, Brighton

Hourly door prizes were given to many customers at all the stores Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Individual stores prizes were awarded to six lucky customers:
Pat Peruski won a quilting gift certificate from Monarch Quilts.
Shelli Dunlap won a quilt and apron kit from Sew Crazy.
Liz Hunsanger won a basket assortment from The Stitchery.
Jean Proudfoot won a gift certificate from Guildcrafters.
Terri Dubuc won an Oliso Iron from Linda’s Country Quilts

Thank you to all of the shop hop participants for making the 2014 shop hop such a great event!!

Baskets of Hope 2014 Shop Hop Quilt Key

Posted On March 16, 2014

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A = Lt Pink Square 2 1/4
B = Md Pink Square 2 1/4
C = Dk Pink Square 2 1/4
D = Md Blue Square 2 1/4
E = Blue Basket 1/2 Square 2 3/8
F = Background Basket 1/2 Square 8 3/8
G = Background Bottom Basket 1/2 Square 4
H = Background Rectangle 2 3/4 x 6
J = Lt Pink 1/2 Square 2 3/8
L = Small Blue Square 2 3/8
O = Dk Pink 1/2 Square 2 3/8
T = Lt Pink/Md Pink Rectangle 1 1/4 x 2
V = Md Pink 1/2 Square 2 3/8
X = Md Blue 1/2 Connecting Square 2 3/8

The background 1/2 squares are cut from a square 7 7/8.
The handle is cut on the bias. Stitch long edges together to form a long tube. Using a steam iron, press to form a half circle. Let cool. Stitch onto block, using previous stitched line on tube. Flip over and press again using steam to help form the handle. Topstitch handle in place.


2014 Cabin Fever Shop Hop

Posted On November 20, 2013

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2014 Cabin Fever Shop Hop
Blooming Baskets of Hope
February 20, 21 and 22, 2014

Thursday & Friday — 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday — 9 am to 5 pm

Six quilt stores are joining forces to raise awareness, funds and items for children in need. Donate items for extra door prizes.

2014 cabinf quiltBaskets of Hope Progressive Quilt
by Cabin Fever Group

The progressive quilt this year will be a spectacular traditional quilt basket original design with PRE-CUT & FUSED applique flowers. Hoppers will receive two different basket/flower designs from each store for a total of 12. The batiks will be rich with color and will make a beautiful floral quilt. The diagonal setting gives this quilt many size options. You will love it!

Official Rules
1 Grand Prize: $300 Bonus Bucks can be used at any store.
2 Second Prizes: $100 each Bonus Bucks can be used at any store.
3 Third Prizes: $50 each Bonus Bucks can be used at any store.
4 Fourth Prizes: $25 each Bonus Bucks can be used at any store.

1. Purchase a passport for $10. Proceeds will help homeless children. Hoppers will receive a commemorative basket pin that represents our specially designed progressive quilt.
2. Pasports purchased before 2014 are entered in a drawing to win a $10 gift certificate from each store to be redeemed during the shop hop.
3. Passport holders are eligible to purchase sale items, progressive kits.
4. Progressive kits are only sold one per passport holder.
5. Win hourly door prizes at each store. For every $10 spent at each store, 1 ticket goes into that store’s drawing to win store prize.
6. Have passport stamped at all six stores on February 20, 21, or 22, 2014.
7. Completed passport winners are notified by March 8, 2014.


Monarch Quilts
2100 Grand River Annex, #200, Brighton, MI 48114
Monarch Quilts Map Link

The Stitchery
1129 E. Grand River Ave, Promenade Plaza, Howell, MI 48843
The Stitchery Map Link

Linda’s Country Quilts
3058 N. State Rd., F, Davison, MI 48232
Linda’s Map Link

Sew Crazy
1330 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446
Sew Crazy Map Link

Guildcrafters Quilt Shop
2600 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley, MI 48072
Guildcrafters Map Link