Quilts for Japan
As everyone knows, the earthquakes in Japan have left many in need. Quilters are wonderful people who always get together to send help in the form of quilts.
If you would like to help by making a quilt to send, but are concerned about the high costs of mailing, Northcott Fabrics in Canada has made a wonderful offer to Canadian Quilters.
Northcott will collect and ship quilts to those suffering the after-effects of the earthquakes and tsunami.
Requirements & Information:
Northcott – Quilts for Japan
101 Courtland Ave.
If you prefer, you can mail quilts yourself. The details are included in the following request.
Naomi Ichikawa is the editor of Patchwork Quilt Tsushin Magazine.
She lives in Tokyo. Her mother and brother survived the tsunami in Sendai.
Here is Naomi’s message and request:
It is still bad situation now in Japan.
We are still nervous about shaking and radiation, but no way to escape.
I start to announce to the quilters to send us comfort quilts for the people who are suffered. I would like to do it to the world quilters. We will deliver the comfort quilts to the people who are very difficult situation.
Could you please help to announce it to the quilters?
We accept any size of quilts (baby to adult) new or unused.
The deadline would be the end of May or later.
Until the middle of April, send the quilts to:
Naomi Ichikawa, Editor of Patchwork Quilt tsushin Patchwork Tsushin Co.,Ltd
After the middle of April, send the quilts to:
Patchwork Tsushin Co.,Ltd
I will appreciate if you help me.
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