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Browse through the General Quilts and Fidget Quilts sections.  Below those, you’ll find Beaded Jewellery from Nepal and, finally, under Odds and Ends, you’ll find a variety of other items, including hand-felted poppy brooches and cute $2 pot holders, etc.  (It’s worth keeping an eye on this last section, which will change from time to time.) If you have a particular style and colour quilt…

I’m Back On Track!

With a total shoulder replacement in March, I have been unable to sew for most of 2018. I am now ready to undertake the final stage of the quiltmaking process — pinning and machine quilting (this is the decorative stitching that holds the three layers of the quilt together). Stocks are presently VERY low, as a large number…

A REPORT FROM ‘THE FRONT’

August 2016 Here is the great report I received from Julian Laing, my fellow director of Reach Out Nepal. He was in Nepal in January, spending time in the mountains with Harikrishna (Hari) Devkota, the founder of High Himalayan Community Projects (financially supported by Reach Out Nepal) and at Glen Buds, the Kathmandu school and hostel…

My Mission

Quilts with Purpose was initially set up in 2016 as a means of extra fundraising for REACH OUT NEPAL INC., a community-based, not-for-profit organisation formed in Sydney over 20 years ago. REACH OUT NEPAL (RONEP) has found sponsors for a large group of children from desperately poor families in Kathmandu, ensuring they are housed, fed…