Bob Eldred, veteran and quilter from the Portland area and representing Quilts of Valor, will lead the charge to make quilt blocks and eventually a quilt for veterans. Beginners wanting to learn to sew, as well as experienced quilters, are encouraged to participate.
Participants are encouraged to bring red, white and blue 100% cotton fabrics (washed or not),
sewing equipment and accessories. Block kits will be available to sew too. The Flora School Education
Center has machines to use.
Dutch oven lunch on Sunday, provided by Dan Thompson, is in the works. The
Meal will cost $10 as a fundraiser for the FSEC. Saturday’s lunch will be provided.
Potluck evening Saturday and breakfast provided for Saturday and Sunday mornings are all part of the fixings for the sewing bee and accompanying blacksmiths' hammer-in.
Maureen or Bob Eldred will answer questions concerning the sewing bee or Quilts of Valor, (503) 646-5970 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.