MMQG serves the Galveston County community through our charitable activities involving quilting. Below is a list of the current project items and receiving organizations. The guild welcomes any donations of good quality cotton fabric, 1 yard or greater length is preferred, for the use in these projects.
Project Items Organization Name
Pillowcase w/drawstring VFW Post 5400, Ladies Auxiliary, Santa Fe, TX
Veteran Quilts Nominated Veterans in Galveston County
Wheel Chair Lap Quilt VFW Post 5400, Ladies Auxiliary, Santa Fe, TX
Wheel Chair/Walker Bag Community Senior Citizen Group,
Galveston County Parks and Recreation;
Galveston County Extension Agent
Baby Quilts Pregnancy and Parenting Support Center, Texas City, TX
Angel or Prayer Quilts Dickinson First United Methodist Church
Port Pillows MD Anderson Cancer Center, League City, TX
Comfort Quilts MD Anderson Cancer Center, League City, TX
Donation Quilts Upon Guild’s approval of Requesting Organizations
Recommended Quilt Sizes for items:
* Baby Quilts 40" x 40" (finished)
* VA Lap Quilts 35" x 50" (finished)
* Veteran Quilts 55" x 65" to 60" x 80" (finished)
* Angel Quilts 50" x 60" or larger (finished) recommended
* Comfort Quilts 50" x 60" or similar size (finished) recommeded
MD Anderson has requested that "soft" colors/patterns be used for used for port pillows and comfort quilts; no camouflage, loud, or solid color fabrics please.
Recommended "cut" sizes for items:
* Pillow case: Body Fabric- 27” x WOF; Trim Fabric- 2 1/2” x WOF: cuff 12" x WOF
WOF = Width of Fabric (generally ~44")
Community Service Committee Documentation and Tracking
If you are making a quilted item (e.g., Veteran quilt, VA lap quilt, Hope/Independence Village quilt, Angel quilt, or baby quilt) for Community Service donation, please fill out the following form. If multiple people work on the project, complete the appropriate part and pass the form along with the work in progress to the next person. Once the quilt is finished, turn it over to the Community Service Chairperson or a member of Loose Threads Quilt Bee along with the completed form. The form helps us track our donations to meet State requirements for a community service organizations.
Information for Completed Individual Community Service Item form
If you are the person who actually delivers any Community Service items (e.g., walker bags, pillowcases, VA quilts, Valor quilt, Village quilts, baby quilts) to an organization, please fill out this form and turn it in to the Community Services Committee Chairperson. This form documents the details of our donations to meet State requirements for community service organizations.
Summary Information for Donated Community Service Items form
Instructions and Links to very helpful Tutorials to assist with constructions: