And another year goes by: 2016
Still gifting quilts
As of today 425 quilts have been gifted!!!
WOW here we are 2014 and still making quilts!!!
June 18th 2014
Shannon's 8th Anniversary in heaven
15 Quilts were donated to the local Hospital
the Palliative Care Unit just loves our quilts!!!!
Several other quilts have made their way to their new owners/homes.
The 18 quilts in 18 days was a success
The total is now at 398 quilts gifted!!!!!
May 18th UPDATE....
Well today is an interesting day Happy Birthday Oma!!
Today is also my name day...not very interesting..but interesting in the non Australian world..LOL
AND best of all it's my future grandchild's baby shower.
So today is hopefully a happy day.
The total of quilts so far donated now stands at : wait for it...
January 2013: Happy New Year everyone!!!!
Wow how the time flies.
Well at this point in time our quilt donation stands at 321.
At the moment I have a few quilts for sale on Facebook, if you are interested or know someone that would like to purchase a quilt. Please send them my way.
You will find us here:
The proceeds of the sale will ensure we can donate more quilts.
Yesterday at my local Spotlight I had a conversation with a lovely lady called Meryl.
She was enquiring, what I was going to do with all that fabric that I was in the process of buying. I quickly told her about Shannon's Army and what we do. Blow me down she gave me her address, and said come collect a quilt later today. Thank you Meryl !!! You are a treasure.
UPDATE June 2012: 306 quilts have been donated so far...better check those numbers I think there has been more. LOL
Well today is my name day....not celebrated much in Australia BUT important in other culture's...well Happy Name Day to me...LOL
2 more quilts grew wings today and departed for Aussie Hero's serving OS.
So the grand total of quilts donated by Shannon's Army is 303......woot woot
More quilts have been donated to people fighting the battle.Mostly they have been requested by people that have heard about us.One of the latest one's is an Elmo quilt for a special little girl named Charli.
I have also found a new place to donate, well post of to...Australian Hero's in Afghanistan. I have 2 quilts to post off tomorrow.
Some of you will know that my Mum has had some heart trouble, I have had to take some time of work while she is hospital and quilting unfortunately hasn't been on the menu...LOL
But have no fear I will be back in full swing soon.
Happy New Year everyone 2012
Well another year is over, and yes we are still going.Day off today, and John and I have just returned from a funeral of a former workmate.
I thought I really need to update this site.
Donated so far since August 2006: 291 quilts...
March 23rd 2010:
Well what a busy time it's been. Got a message through the website the other day from one of the Nurses at the local Hospital, we did a drop there in the Chemo Unit a little while ago. One of the patients enjoyed her quilt so much she donated a cutting mat and a ruler and a couple of beautiful charm packs for Shannon's Army to use. Thank you so much!!!
Hoping to do a drop soon so will need to find out where we should go this time. Hope life is treating you all well.
Dec 31st 2009:
John my DH took the quilt to his brother Brian today. Brian was dignosed with cancer in Nov the day before his sisters funeral, my family has dealt with a lot in the past 3 years. I think we deserve a change...LOL
This quilt takes our total quilts donated to 222, since 2006.
Thank you to all of Shannon's Army members especially the QLD girls. I love you all....
November 9th 2009
All the quilts are done. YIKES what an effort I do hope they like them.
There are some photo's on the bereavement quilt page.
November 5th 2009
I started 5 bereavement quilts today. My Sister in law passed away this morning from cancer. Want to make quilts for her husband and her 3 daughters all grown up. And one for my mother in law on the loss of her daughter.
UPDATE as of today October 26th 2009.
216 quilts have been donated to either people with cancer, people with other life threateing illnesses, or bereavement quilts.
That is a awesome effort girls.
Special Thanks go to the Queensland girls you are awesome. I wouldn't be able to do this without your help!!!!
Lucy .....Thank you the postage must be killig you financially...thank you!! Sorry I can't help out much at this stage.
UPDATE: we have now donated 202 quilts since 2006!!!
Well done girls!!!
100 + cushions
Journals with covers........I think there is more but I am having a seniors moment...
Below is some of the quilts that we have donated so far....