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I participated in the group Project Robins Hope...honoring the wish of Robin Lehold to make 100 quilts for soldiers by the end of Febr.. This week they were at 86 and asked if anyone could make another. I made one in May. Several quilters have made several gorgeous quilts. So, I made this one....I was honored to be a part of a wonderful goal. I will say, that I can understand that many would have liked to participated but the cost of shipping cross country in insane. It cost me $37 to UPS a xerox box to Oregon. Along with the cost of fabric, it can prevent many from being able to help.

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Comment by Cindy on January 11, 2015 at 6:09pm
BTW, forgot to say what a beautiful job you've done again.
Comment by Cindy on January 11, 2015 at 6:08pm
Pam I found it much less expensive to ship through the post office. A fraction of UPS or Fed-Ex. And through the post office (at least ours) when shipping quilts for the military they give a discount on postage. Just don't seal the box prior as they need to see that they are quilts. Also one quilt of this size will fit in their large flat rate box for $16.95. Sorry I didn't share this info before everyone began sending their quilts to Robin. Hopefully it helps someone.
Comment by Donna Sykes on January 10, 2015 at 9:17am

Beautiful patriotic quilt, Pam. This was a great cause honoring those who give of themselves to protect us. Great job.

Comment by B J Elder/WA on January 10, 2015 at 8:02am

You are so right about postage. It is insane and does prevent so many from being able to do these things.  I know with our very limited income now I have had to cut down on how many things I participate in that require mailing something.  

Your quilt is awesome and I know Robin will love it. I hope they make the 100 goal.  

Comment by Roxann on January 10, 2015 at 7:47am

Awesome! Shipping is insane! Some well deserving soldier will be very grateful!

Comment by Thel in Mid-MO on January 9, 2015 at 8:48pm

Very pretty.  I love the colors.

Comment by Sharon Reeves on January 9, 2015 at 6:42pm

That's a beautiful Log Cabin quilt and some soldier will absolutely love it. You did a fantastic job on this. Hurray for You!!!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on January 9, 2015 at 6:33pm

Looks great!  Wonderful cause.  

Comment by Janet/MO on January 9, 2015 at 5:38pm

It is beautiful Pam.  You are sure right about the cost of postage!  Between that & the cost of fabric & thread, I have had to cut way back on participating in online swaps.  

Comment by June Johnson/Wi on January 9, 2015 at 5:19pm

Pam, so lovely and patriotic.  Some noble soldier will love it.

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