LANSING, Mich. — Country Stitches of East Lansing will host the summer charity Quilt-A-Thon from 10am until 4pm Friday, August 30th, and Saturday, August 31st at Country Stitches, located at 2200 Coolidge Road, one block east of US-127 at Lake Lansing Road, across from Meijer. Area volunteers will finish quilts from quilting materials donated by local quilters and Country Stitches for EVE, Loaves & Fishes, and Gateway Community Center.
“The Quilt-A-Thon is a great way to keep the holiday spirit alive year-round,” said Ann Fuller, owner of Country Stitches. “We are very proud of our volunteers who work very hard to help people in need.”
The Quilt-A-Thon will also take place at Country Stitches located in Jackson on Friday, August 30th and Saturday, August 31st. Quilts made at that location will be donated to the John George Home.
Volunteers will be tying and finishing quilts on Friday in East Lansing and Saturday in East Lansing and Jackson. Individuals of all skill levels from no experience to expert are needed to make this year’s Quilt-A-Thon a success.
Country Stitches encourages anyone interested in participating in the free Quilt-A-Thon event at the East Lansing store to call (517) 351-2416 and the Jackson store to call (517) 782-7100 to sign up. Volunteers do not need experience in quilting. Donations of 100% cotton fabric and polyester batting are appreciated. Country Stitches will also donate fabric, thread, and batting for the quilts.
Country Stitches is Michigan’s largest sewing machine dealer and specializes in the sale of sewing machines and quilting materials.
Country Stitches Locations:
Coolidge Court 2200 Coolidge Rd at Lake Lansing East Lansing, MI 48823
1965 Boardman Road near Lowe’s Jackson, MI 49202
517-351-2416 or 1-800-572-2031
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