The AAQI Stanley Cup Quilt Off is stirring excitement with its 'booster club' promo!
See the celebrity quilts and check out the fabulous quilters and start making your $1 donations into the 'Stanley Cup' of your favorites and let's see who the crowd pleasing quilt ends up being this year!
Each of the celebrity quilters has his or her own pair of matching quilt earrings to memorialize their quilt entry and to commemorate this event. These earrings are now for sale to the general public! Not sure how John Flynn and Ricky Timms will be wearing theirs...but it ought to be memorable! Come on, fellas....strut your stuff!
Even thought the official auction for this celebrity event is not until November...start your rootin' and tootin' and order your earrings (available now), and quilt designer clothing (coming soon) !!!
Presenting this year's team players!
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- The Feed Dogs
- Alex Anderson:
- Hollis Chatelain: 0
- John Flynn: 0
- Renae Haddadin: 0
- Becky Goldsmith: 0
- Sue Nickels:
- The Rotary Blades
- Caryl Bryer Fallert: 0
- Pat Holly: 0
- Libby Lehman: 0
- Judy Mathieson: 0
- Mary Sorensen: 0
- Ricky Tims: 0
The sports parodies are suggested each year by John Flynn, as a way to encourage "trash talking" between the competitors. This year's salute to hockey includes photographs of each quilter with hockey helmet and missing teeth PhotoShopped onto bodies of famous hockey players. (Apologies to the NHL.)
The twelve quilts will be on display from November 2-6 at International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.
However, starting now:
You can make $1 donations as you root for your favorite(s), order earrings and quilt apparel!
Everyone can root for his or her favorite quilt(s) online with a $1.00 donation to the AAQI. "Roots" (donations) have nothing to do with the outcome of the auction, but are a way to influence the money earned by each quilter, and, of course, support the AAQI's mission of raising awareness and funding research. Donations (roots) can be made at http://www.alzquilts.org/root.
Additionally, Stanley Cup Quilt-Off commemorative earrings as well as apparel and accessories are available until October 15. Earrings available now, apparel coming soon!
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