Kirk Care was gifted with two quilts for the raffle this year. The first, Seaside Steps, was designed by Monique Jacobs. It was sewn, hand-quilted, and gifted to Kirk Care by Marian Rose of Kirkwood. Upon winning this quilt, Yvonne Serbell, exclaimed, “I’ve never won anything!” Yvonne invited her quilting neighbor to see the prize get delivered. Well, what a great first win, Yvonne.
The second quilt, Dresden Plate, one of the most popular quilt patterns in the 1920s. This quilt had a modern flair with the use of batik prints from fabric designer Kaffe Fassett and densely swirled machine quilting. This beautiful quilt was made by Martha Conway of Kirkwood. Jim Biekert, a generous Kirk Care volunteer, was the winner of this quilt. Jim was volunteering for Kirk Care’s part in the Hands on Kirkwood food drive when he got to meet the quilter and claim his quilt.
Congratulations Yvonne and Jim, but there are many more winners because this money will support Kirkcare’s clients with food and utility assistance in the future. That’s a Win, Win, Win!!