Community Outreach Quilts

Every third Wednesday of the month, the Community Outreach Committee conducts an informal, free Open Sew event prior to the monthly meeting.  These events are suitable for beginner to advanced quilters and an excellent opportunity to exchange tips and techniques to enhance your skill set.  Plan on joining other members and having fun stitching on your own project or choosing from a variety of kits in direct support of a local charity.

The Virginia Star Quilters Guild is comprised of talented quilters with big hearts and generously donates quilts and other handmade items to various charities throughout the Fredericksburg area.  In 2021, the guild donated over 250 handmade items.  We are helping our community thrive, one quilt at a time!

Our official Community Outreach activities include:

  • Heart & Soul – learn to quilt or work on a project in this open sew day

VSQG Community Outreach Quilt Sizes

TypeApproximate (≈) SizeVSQG Contact
Leashes of Valor (Patriotic)55” x 70” or larger throw sizeKaren J.
Leashes of Valor Dog Mat
Directions available here
24” x 36” minimum
36”x 36” maximum
Karen J.
Loisann’s Hope House60” x 70”Linda K.
NICU/Baby Quilts33” x 33” minimum 36” x 46” maximumNancy M.
Quilts of Honor (Patriotic)60” x 80”Joan G.
Healthy Generations Area Agency on Aging
Senior quilts and walker bags
Directions available here
42” x 60”Barbara B.
Wounded Warrior42” x 60” or larger throw sizeJean D.
Youth36” x 52”Nancy M.
Revised 06/07/2022

We also accept quilt and fabric donations in support of our many outreach initiatives.  Inquiries may be sent to

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