Charities

Acres of Diamonds

 Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton
  • Quilt sizes for all sizes of children and adults.

American Hero Quilts

American Hero Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton.
  • Quilts should be approximately 63 x 87 inches. 
  • Maximum size is 69 x 90 inches. 
  • We find that many of the soldiers need the extra length and width to keep warm.
  • The quilts should be red, white and blue fabric.
  • Please don’t use metallic fabrics, no glitter, and no white or beige fabrics on the back. 
  • Many of our injured soldiers have open wounds which can cause stains.

Dawson Place

Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton
  • Quilt sizes for all sizes of children and young adults to age 18.

Eastside Baby Corner

Completed Baby Quilts & Receiving Blankets

  • Sizes: 36 x 36, 36 x 45, 42 x 42 inches.
  • They can be tied or quilted.
  • Completed means ready to deliver.

Hopelink Food Drive


Hopelink has served the local community since 1971,growing from a small conference room with a few tables and chairs in Bothell City Hall into the area’s largest nonprofit organization in north and east King County

This is a semi-annual food drive for Hopelink by the Guild.  Please bring your non-perishable food and/or monetary donation to be collected at a designated general meeting in the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.  

Project Linus

Children Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton
  • They can be as small as 36 × 36 inches.  
  • The majority of Project Linus blankets/quilts are about 40 × 60 inches, or what is called "crib size.
  • Blankets/quilts could also be as large as twin size 66 x 89 inches for teens.

Ryan's Case for Smiles

Children Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton.  
  • Use caution with RED fabrics as they can bleed color.  
  • Always pre-wash.  
  • Pillowcases are for boys and girls and teenagers.
  • Remember to use fun, colorful novelty prints!  
  • Please no skulls.  
  • Please do not use scented detergent or dryer sheets. 
  • Kits will be available at most STQG meetings at the Community Service table.  
  • Take a kit or use your own fabric.  
  • Make your pillowcases and bring them back unwashed and not ironed.  
  • We will take care of that.

The Sophia Way

Quilt Standards:

  • Quilts should be made from 100% good quality cotton or flannel.
  • Quilts for twin size approx. 66 x 89 inches and full size 81 x 89 inches.
  • Quilts are for adult women.

Community Service Sew Days

Members gather to work together on charity quilt projects at different locations on different days.  It is a great way to spend the day sewing with friends and meeting new ones.  

Sew days are as follows:

· Ben Franklin, Monroe, the 3rd Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

· QuiltWorks Northwest, Bellevue, the 2nd Friday, 10:30 am to 5:30pm


You can bring your own charity project, or work on one provided by the Community Service Committee.  Often members help each other with the various projects.  Finished quilts are donated to numerous, but not limited to the above listed organizations.  

For more info email communityservice@straythreads.org  

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