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Quilt shop collecting quilts for children

Irvington quilt shop Sewlovelee is continuing its program of collecting quilts for children in 2022.

Launched in January 2021, Beyond Ourselves Quilts for Kids ended up collecting more than 50 quilts for children at The Haven, all made by Sewlovelee customers. The quilt gathering effort will continue in 2022 under the moniker Gratitude & Giving.

Through Saturday, people can sign up for free quilting and fabric. There’s a limit of 10, one for each month January through October. Those quilters and sewists who simply want to make a quilt and donate it are encouraged to. Each quilt will be featured on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SewloveleeVA) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sewloveleeva) and Sewlovelee will have a show in the fall featuring all the quilts, weather permitting.

Sewlovelee is a female-owned small business. The shop offers longarm quilting, more than 1,000 bolts of fabric, patterns, notions, and classes. In addition, the shop offers opportunities for group sewing...

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