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THE PARTICIPATION QUILT

Please read the following entirely and don’t hesitate to email Karen@cofq.net with any questions or concerns you may have.   Consider a Participation Quilt as a great way to raise funds for your school, church event or special charity!  

The PARTICIPATION QUILT is a truly creative and unique quilt and is a perfect way to add a personal touch from each friend and/or family member. What a wonderful gift for the wedding couple, an anniversary celebration, a new addition to the family or just a memory quilt.   Fabric blocks are sent to family and friends to embellished in any personal way they would like.  Blocks may include a favorite photo, written memory, embroidered design, appliqué or actual memento, etc. A Guidelines Sheet is included to give the block participants ideas.  Find some examples below.

 

THE APPRECIATION QUILT

 

An APPRECIATION QUILT can be the perfect gift for that memorable occasion, a personal and long lasting keepsake that says "thank you".  Great for Teachers, Coaches, Retirees, special Club Members, Co-workers, or Family Members - it's a treasured heirloom.  Like PARTICIPATION QUILTS, it's available in any size or number of blocks.

 

The custom Appreciation Quilt  below includes 30 embellished/photo blocks, applique, embroidery and more.  The borders and sashing are made using fabric from school uniforms.  The quilt back is a patchwork design with a personalized dedication.  A coordinating  pillow compliments this quilt.   To view more Memory Pillow Cover samples Click Here

 

This Quilt measures 64" x 72", approximately $500.

Pillow, 16" square plus ruffle, $30.

 

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For the Mom-To-Be

Great Baby Shower Gift Idea!

63 x 65"

Approx.  $320.

Extensive embroidery, photo's and graphics added

Diaper Bag is Actually an Invitation Enlarged - Open to keep cards.

 

 

 

Birthday Participation Quilt

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This Quilt offers 56 Squares to personalize!

Approx. 67x74"

$300.00

Embroidered Wording may be added

Blocks may include a photo, graphic or Embroidered Design.

 

 

Teacher/School/Auction Quilt Samples: To reference any

 

 of the quilts on this page, please give us the page name

 

(Participation Quilts) and the Quilt name.

 

A great gift idea for that special Teacher!  Personalized quilts are also a wonderful item for your school auction and help to generate funds-Submit special requests to Karen@cofq.net

 

**Some Quilt orders qualify to also receive a Pillow Cover Gift Certificate that can be included with the auction Quilt or auctioned off separately for extra funds!  Multi-Quilt Discount- Order 2 or more Quilts and receive 10% off your total purchase!

 

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Diamond Hatch Quilt!

This Quilt 65x68"

Approx. $275.

Can be made using school colors- uniform shirt with logo added in corner block!

Many great 'School Themed' designs available- great idea for School auctions and fundraisers!

 

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Self Portrait Participation Quilt!

This Quilt 55x64"

Approx. $260.

Done in any size, color combination and style!

Many great 'School Themed' designs available- great idea for School auctions and fundraisers!

 

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Graduation Photo

Participation Quilt 

This Quilt 68 x 82"

Approx. $400.

Collect favorite photos from Family and Friends for this very unique, personalized Quilt!

Embroidered Designs available to reflect almost any interest, hobby, favorite thing, etc. 

 

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Student's Favorite Memories Quilt 

This Quilt 87 x 82"

Approx. $500.

School uniform fabric also used- many school themed designs available!

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Graduation

Participation Quilt

This Quilt 63 x 77"

Approx. $350.

T-shirt panels added along with Photos and 'Participation' blocks!

Embroidered Wording and Designs added.  Designs for almost any 'theme' available.

 

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School of Arts

Participation Quilt

This Quilt 70 x 82"

Approx. $450.

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Embroidered Wording added for personalization

Photos/Drawings may be printed in color or B&W

Done in your choice of colors!

 

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Teacher's Memories

This Quilt 54 x 60"

Approx. $230.

Beautiful Fabrics and Embroidered Designs make the perfect traditional Quilt

Coordinating Pillow Cover 1/2 off when purchased with 

a matching Quilt!

 

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Handprints!

This Quilt 90" Square

Approx. $500.

Great idea for an Auction Embroidered Designs and Wording added-Many school related designs available!

 

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Special Teacher Quilt

This Quilt 42 x 57"

Approx. $270.

Quilts can be made up using School colors or Theme Fabrics!

Special Teacher Quilt

Space under photos is perfect for kid's autographs

 

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Handprints!

This Quilt 84 x 96"

Approx. $500.

Any size, any theme, any design available-submit suggestions and ideas to Karen Embroidered Designs and Wording added-Many school related designs available!

 

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Great Birthday Gift Idea!

This Quilt 52 x 71""

Approx. $280.

 

A gift the whole family can participate in!

Many Team and sports Logos/Designs available-just ask!

 

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Artwork Quilt

This Quilt 69 x 91"

Approx. $330

(Due to extensive printing)

Students artwork copied onto fabric-

Embroidered Designs and Wording added

Fleece backed

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Dinosaurs!

This Quilt 47 x 54"

Approx. $270.

 

Auction Quilts- Student's artwork is transferred to fabric.  Embroidered Designs in almost any Theme available

Swirls

This Quilt 32 x 41

Approx. $160.

 

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Dinosaurs #2

This Quilt 48 x 57"

Approx. $260.

Butterflies!

This Quilt 55" Square

Approx. $270.

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6-Block Mini-Quilt

Approx. 30 x 25"

$60.

Many school-themed Embroidery designs available

Embroidered Wording and up to 6 Photos added.

Your choice of Colors & Fabric Style.  A Muslin fabric is used on the back, perfect for autographs using a permanent marking pen!  

 

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Handprints!

This Quilt 88 x 97"

Approx. $500.

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Any size, any theme, any design available-submit suggestions and ideas to Karen Embroidered Designs and Wording added

 

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Handprints!

This Quilt 59 x 68"

Approx. $450.

 

Choose a school theme or school colors for fabrics

Many school theme Embroidered Designs available.

 

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Embroidered Wording may also be added. Submit special requests to Karen@cofq.net Fabulous Fleece Print Fabric used on the back for a super soft and warm quilt!

 

 

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Give Your Teacher a Hand!

This Quilt- 71" Square

Approx. $350.

Beautiful Batik fabrics give this quilt an 'artsy' flair!

Many 'themed' Embroidered Designs available

 

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Designs done in colors to match fabric

Embroidered Wording may be added

Blocks may include a photo, graphic or Embroidered Design.

 

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Handprints!  Great idea for a School Auction Quilt-this quilt 84 x 90"

Approx. $500.

72 Photo/Handprint blocks

Multi Embroidered Designs and Wording- Any size available

Many fabulous Embroidered Designs available including the whole alphabet!

 

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Schoolhouse Quilt

Perfect for that favorite Teacher!

Approx. 45" Square

This Quilt- $230.

Many great 'school theme' fabrics and embroidered designs available

Center block has appliquéd Schoolhouse

 

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The Classroom Quilt

41 x 63"

Approx. $230.

Actual Chalkboard Fabric for Center Block (if available)

Photo's may also be added

Many Embroidered Designs Available-This Quilt available for purchase

 

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Collage Quilt

48 x 59"

Approximately $250.

The kids handprints were copied onto fabric!

Photo layout may be a block style or a collage design

 

Pillow Covers are great gift ideas for that special Teacher when a Quilt is just too big!  Several of the sample covers shown below are available for purchase- Identify the cover you would like to order using the name and number of the pillow.  When your order is confirmed, Cover will be finished off with a 2" fabric ruffle, quilted and personalized.  Send order requests to Karen@cofq.net.  Pillow Covers have an open back and require a 16" Pillow Form (not included).  Cost including Wording/Photo added- $25.00

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Teacher #1-Pillow Cover

Embroidered Wording may be added

1 Available as is

Teacher #2-Pillow Cover

Embroidered Wording and a photo may be added

1 Available as is

Teacher #3-Pillow Cover

Embroidered Wording and a photo may be added

1 Available as is

 

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To view more Pillow Cover samples and to Special Order a Pillow for any Occasion

Click Here

Teacher #4-Pillow Cover

Embroidered Wording and a photo may be added

1 Available as is

Remembering the Class

This Pillow Cover was made using school uniform fabric-

The class photo and Embroidered Wording were added- $30.

 

Note: A Muslin fabric may be used on Pillow backs- perfect for autographs using a permanent fabric pen!

 

More Participation Quilt Samples

 

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MSU 50th Anniversary

Wall Hanging

51 x 54"

Approx. $170.

Space is left on top/bottom panels for Family personal notes!

Blocks embellished by Family members, photos may be added

 

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Special Birthday Participation Quilt 

60 Square

Approx. $280.

A decorated block from each Family member is the perfect, personalized touch!

Done in any size and color combination-Wording and Designs may be added

 

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The Hadassah Participation Quilt 

60 x 64"

Approx. $280.

The perfect way to capture Memories from a special event!

Embroidered Designs reflect the event-center panel is a T-shirt!

 

 

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Family Participation 

Quilt #1

80 x 70"

Approx. $300.

Personalized blocks from Family members added

Clothing pieces may be added!

 

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Graduation Participation Quilt #1

This Quilt 66 x 75"

Approx. $320.

T-shirts, Photos, Multi-embroidered Designs,

Wording and Participation Blocks added.

 

A great way for Family & Friends to add Memories & Best Wishes!

 

 

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Graduation Participation Quilt #2

69 x 66"

Approx. $450.

Multi-Photos, Embroidered Designs, Embellishments, T-shirt Panels, Uniform Fabric & More!   To view samples of Graduation Quilts, Click Here
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Wedding Memories 

Quilt #1

This Quilt 60 x 61"

Approx. $300.

The perfect, personalized gift from Friends and Family!

Photos, Embroidered Designs and Wording added.  

 

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Wedding Memories 

Quilt #2

This Quilt 58" Square

Approx. $280.

Your choice of colors and fabric style-any size available.

 

Photos, Embroidered Designs and Wording added.  Designs for almost any theme available-just ask!

 

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Family Participation 

Quilt #2

This Quilt 56 x 65"

Approx. $320.

Embellished blocks, patchwork corners, Embroidered Designs & Wording, Picturescape, etc. The most unique and personal gift for a loved one.  Send your special requests to     Karen@cofq.net

 

 

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Favorite Memories Quilt

Approximately $270.

Appliquéd Center Block

Photo's Added

Many Embroidered Designs Available

 

 

 

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Family Participation 

Quilt #3

Approximately $300.

Invitation Center Block

Personalized Blocks

 

 

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The Perfect Gift Idea for that Special Someone!

Approximately $300.

Any Size, Any Theme...

 

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Special Feature: Music Box Added

Embroidery Scape (landscape design) and Music Box added.

Please Inquire.

 

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Graduation Participation

Quilt #3

Approximately $400.

64 x 77"

 

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Quilt Information-

The cost of the quilt will depend on the size and detail of the design.  The Participation Quilt is usually a grid-block style, using blocks that are at least 8” square. Circle of Friends Quilting  will discuss size, approximate number of blocks and design style with the customer.  A price will be quoted and if agreed upon, the customer will receive a ‘Participation Quilt Guidelines’ sheet to copy and send to all participants along with the fabric blocks.  The guidelines sheet  explains how the block is to be done, offers design suggestions and lets the participant know when all the blocks must be returned. 

When all the blocks are collected, the quilt will be constructed using customers choice of fabric colors/prints.  The customer is always welcome to provide their own fabrics.  Please inquire for yardages needed, a price adjustment may be made.  The quilt may also be personalized with  embroidered designs and/or wording.  This will all be discussed when the quilt is ordered.  Special requests and suggestions are always welcome.  Circle of Friends Quilting will always try to honor your requests whenever possible!

 

Quilt Block Fabric-

The fabric used must be 100% cotton fabric with a higher thread count (200 +).  This is a better quality cotton that washes well and accepts the photo transfers easily.  The fabric should be white or a light cream (whichever will work best with the quilt border fabric colors).  The fabric should  not be pre-washed.  The quilt participants will be asked to use only embellishments/materials that can be permanently adhered to the quilt and use only permanent fabric pens, markers and/or paints.  A contact number will be on the guidelines sheet and the block participants are encouraged to email or call directly if they have any questions concerning the quilt. 

 This type of quilt is a bit more involved and requires more of your time certainly.  However, it is the most personal of gifts and one that will be cherished forever!

Don’t hesitate to email Karen@cofq.net with any questions or concerns you may have.  Phone: 586-264-1937

 

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