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Clarksville Quilters donate Handmade Quilts to Clarksville Police Department

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville area quilters generously donated 133 handmade trunk quilts to the Clarksville Police Department.

The trunk quilts are meant to provide comfort to children or something to hold onto when they are going through a difficult time or feel like their world is crumbling in all around them.

One of the quilters said, “Many hands gave many hours to help make officer’s jobs a little easier on the really bad days and hopefully give a child a positive memory from a negative experience”.

(L to R) Officer Westover, Officer Koziol, Eunice Conley, Donna Miller,  Lt Filmore, Detective Honholt, Detective Neagos. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

(L to R) Officer Westover, Officer Koziol, Eunice Conley, Donna Miller, Lt Filmore, Detective Honholt, Detective Neagos. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Clarksville’s Quilts of Valor holds Sew for 22 event at Absolutely Fun Sewing

 

Quilts of Valor FoundationClarksville, TN – In bring awareness to the service members and veterans that take their lives everyday, Quilts of Valor, Quilting in Clarksville held a Sew for 22 event on September 22nd, 2017 at Absolutely Fun Sewing.

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs released a study which showed that roughly 22 veterans were dying by suicide per day, or one every 65 minutes.

“We do not want to continue to see this. One life is too many.” stated Roberta Samuels, Quilts of Valor. “So we organized this day with the idea from Cinde Jones with Absolutely Fun Sewing. She offered to allow us to sew in the store.”

Quilting in Clarksville presented 22 quilts to veterans on Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

Quilting in Clarksville presented 22 quilts to veterans on Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

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Clarksville Quilters Generously Donate 224 Hand-Made Trunk Quilts to Clarksville Police

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville area quilters united and generously donated 224 quilts to the Clarksville Police Department.  

The trunk quilts are meant to provide comfort to children or something to hold onto when they are going through a difficult time or feel like the world is crumbling in all around them.

The quilts were made through a collective effort by Clarksville quilters in groups, at home, and, in quilt guilds.

224 Hand-Made Trunk Quilts were donated to the Clarksville Police Department by local quilters.

224 Hand-Made Trunk Quilts were donated to the Clarksville Police Department by local quilters.

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Rivers and Spires’ Quilts of the Cumberland 2017 Winners

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – On April 20th-22nd, 2017, the Rivers and Spires Festival held their annual Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. There was 42 quilts that ranged from traditional quilts to one of a kind art quilts.

This event showed how talented quilters in the area are. The quilts on display were gorgeous.

The quilt show was free and open to the public.

Kathern Parker & Sandra Fusco won Best of Show at the 2017 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry "Christmas Cactus".

Kathern Parker & Sandra Fusco won Best of Show at the 2017 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry “Christmas Cactus”.

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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit kicks off tonight

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Rivers and Spires Festival’s award winning Quilts of the Cumberland event begins Thursday, April 20th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church at 5:00pm. There will be quilts of different shapes and sizes on display to the public.

The quilts will be on display all three days of Rivers and Spires, April 20th through the April 22nd. This exhibit gives people the chance to view a variety of quilts from traditional to one of a kind art quilts by local artisans.

Volunteers preparing the quilts for Clarksville's Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit.

Volunteers preparing the quilts for Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit.

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