Quilters Dream Batting Hopes and Dreams

Quilt Challenge for ALS

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Results are in:

1st Place - Karen Williamson

2nd Place - Pat McDonald

3rd Place - Mary Ellen Zeitz

Sew Popular Contest 2016 Winners

For high resolution photos of our finalists' quilts, head over to our Flickr album.  

Special Thank You and Congratulations to our finalists:

Barbara Hutton

Carolyn Richter & Kay Iverson

Diane Gilbert

Diane Severence

Gloria Guyer

Jackie O'Brien

Janice Lonsinger

Johanna Moore

Karen Williamson

Mary Ellen Zeitz

Pat McDonald

Terry Albers

"To Give a Handmade Quilt is to Give the Gift of Love."

The Challenge...

  • To raise awareness of ALS-Lou Gehrig's Disease.
  • To provide quilts & bring recognition, hope, and warmth to the lives of ALS patients.
  • To raise funds for research for treatment and a cure.

Please give the gift of a quilt to warm the life, the heart and the lap of an ALS patient, and help raise awareness and research money for ALS-Lou Gehrig's disease.  To be a part of the Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge- Simply fill out your entry form and donate your quilts today.

Your donated quilts will be given to ALS patients or used to raise awareness and research money for ALS by being photographed, displayed, auctioned, or raffled.

In addition to contributing your quilt to a wonderful cause- all donated quilts are eligible to win exciting and wonderful prizes.  Our list of generous sponsors, categories and great prizes is growing.!  Hopes & Dreams is a non-juried quit challenge.  All donated quilts will be entered into general prize drawings plus there are incredible prized recognizing the most generous quilter, quilt shop, professional quilter and guild.  Special prize categories for theme quilts and 'most popular' quilt.  

For the comfort of the patient, we request that quilted or tied quilts be a minimum of 35" x 44"  Lap and Bed size quilts of all sizes are welcomed.  We look forward to you joining us in this unique quilting event - the Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge for ALS!

Josh Thompson and Family Vision Fall 2010
Quilters Give Warmth and Cheer to People with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The artists who participated in The ALS Association’s Hopes & DreamsTM Quilt Challenge for ALS, a contest launched in October 2009. The challenge had multiple purposes: providing warm hand-made quilts, offering hope and recognition to individuals battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease, increasing awareness of ALS, and raising funds for treatments and a cure. Continue Reading.

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Hopes & Dreams Quilt Challenge for ALS

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