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Fabric Sample Challenge

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fabric Sample Challenge

Last month, our Committee Chairs were challenged by Mary P to use fabric ‘samples’ from the Michael Miller collections we received as a donation and create a snuggle quilt out of it. Of course, to be able to finish the quilts, most needed to dig into our fabric stash, however, look how beautiful they turned out! 16 quilts were displayed at our Team Building day, some completed, others almost there but they were all far enough along to show at least the quilt tops. Everyone used a different pattern and you can really see the...

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Delivery to Arvada Fire Department

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Deliveries | Comments Off on Delivery to Arvada Fire Department

Delivery to Arvada Fire Department

Twenty more Firehouse Quilts were recently delivered to the Arvada Fire Department for use on their emergency runs. As the majority of their calls are for accident or medical emergencies, the quilts have been offering much support. Although the department usually uses our quilts to comfort children in crisis, on a recent call they needed to offer comfort to an adult who suffers from Alzheimer’s and the quilt, along with a stuffed animal, helped this person calm down immediately. We are pleased to be in this partnership with the Arvada...

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New Firehouse Quilts Partnership

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Deliveries | Comments Off on New Firehouse Quilts Partnership

New Firehouse Quilts Partnership

On July 22 we met with our newest friends, Deanna Harrington and Scott Pribble, Life Safety Educators for the Arvada Fire District. We delivered 38 snuggle quilts for distribution to their emergency units.  In addition to the snuggle quilts, Arvada Fire already outfitted their units with small soft bears, each dressed in an Arvada Fire t-shirt, to help children in crisis. Arvada Fire has eight fire stations and six ambulance units (four active in service and two unstaffed on stand-by). We look forward to continuing our partnership with...

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12th Annual Western Welcome Week is Just Around the Corner

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 12th Annual Western Welcome Week is Just Around the Corner

    To make reservations for the August 10th program and luncheon, mail your check to: First Presbyterian Church of Littleton, 1609 W Littleton Blvd., Littleton, CO  80120, or call 303-798-1389 for more...

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FHQ Goes on a Shopping Spree to Thread Loft

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on FHQ Goes on a Shopping Spree to Thread Loft

FHQ Goes on a Shopping Spree to Thread Loft

After a huge donation of over 100 quilts to Shiloh House last Monday, we replenished our fabric stash at the Thread Loft in Aurora CO.  Five eager FHQ volunteers were running around the shop like a bunch of bees, they were everywhere!  Glad you guys had fun, good thing you had Mary, the checkbook lady with you.  Just look at all that beautiful fabric. Thanks Victoria, you have a beautiful shop and a warm heart towards charities.   Thank you for all you do....

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Hoilday Baby Shower for Denver Health

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Deliveries | Comments Off on Hoilday Baby Shower for Denver Health

Hoilday Baby Shower for Denver Health

At the FHQ Christmas party Saturday, we had a surprise baby shower for the newborns at Denver Health Medical Center. Everyone contributed some sort of new baby items and Gail J delivered them. She stands here with one of the hospital staff in front of all the items collected. You don’t realize how generous our volunteers really are until you tally what was taken down to the hospital. Here’s the list: 2 Wash cloths, 15 Burp cloths, 28 wipes, 1 toy, 13 snuggle quilts, 3 eating utensils, 4 teethers, 19 fleece blankies, 3 reg pkgs and...

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Firehouse Quilts Boutique to be at CreativiTea, October 25 and 26

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Firehouse Quilts Boutique to be at CreativiTea, October 25 and 26

Firehouse Quilts Boutique to be at CreativiTea, October 25 and 26

Barbara Mc is taking the Firehouse Quilts Boutique to the craft show in South Suburban Church (see flyer) on Oct 25 & 26.  Please help support Firehouse Quilts  by attending and spending at the show and inviting all your friends to join us too.

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Longmont Guild Quilt Show this weekend, October 18 and 19

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Longmont Guild Quilt Show this weekend, October 18 and 19

Longmont Guild Quilt Show this weekend, October 18 and 19

Yes, the Longmont Guild’s Quilt Show will still go on at the Boulder County Fairgrounds (Barn A) THIS WEEKEND, Oct 18 & 19.  Firehouse Quilts of Colorado, Inc. is helping to get the word out so our quilting community makes sure to make a special effort to support them.  This is the same guild that bought our quilt racks when we (FHQ) decided not to continue with our show.  Please share on your FB page if you live in CO and send emails to your friends.  With so many OTHER events being canceled because of the horrible floods,...

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Flood Victim Quilt Delivery

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Flood Victim Quilt Delivery

Flood Victim Quilt Delivery

By Susan K. Knox Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is gathering quilts of all sizes to give to the victims that lost their homes in the recent floods around Boulder, Lyons, Estes Park, etc.  They will be collecting quilts from our community through April 2014 so if you don’t have a quilt to donate this week, you have time to start one now. For more info: https://rmqm.org/zz/events/special-events.html I had the privilege of delivering 48 snuggle quilts to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum at their corporate office in Golden on Friday, October 3, 2013....

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Updates from Action Care Ambulance

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Updates from Action Care Ambulance

Updates from Action Care Ambulance

We recently received updates from Action Care Ambulance Service in Denver about our Firehouse Quilts of Colorado, Inc. snuggle quilts given to children they see on their emergency runs. It’s very heart-warming and motivating to hear how the children and their parents reacted to receiving our quilt. Below are the most recent updates we’d like to share with you. 4 year old female-respiratory distress “The patient loved the pink color. She used it to build a rabbit hole for her bunny Lily during transport” 21 month old...

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