Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Peace and Sunflowers

Peace and sunflowers.

The sunflower block is available from Kristy at Quiet Play for free with a donation to a charity that can support the people of Ukraine.  You can find it here in Kristy's shop.  The inner part of the sunflower can actually be pieced to add interest but I decided to go with this black print and just pieced it as unit.

The Peace for Ukraine block is from Berene at Happy Sew Lucky is also available for free with a donation to a charity that supports the people of Ukraine.  You can find it here on Berene's blog.

There are likely others offering other blocks with an associated donation.  If you know of one, please comment below so others can find.

It's hard for me to truly understand what the people of Ukraine are going through right now.  The reports of the humanitarian crisis is horrifying, difficult to watch, and frankly hard to comprehend.  

I chose to donate to Unicef for Ukraine and will hang both these blocks in my sewing space.

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. There a lots of quilters from Ukraine on Etsy. I've supported a few by purchasing digital patterns. Sasha's Quilts (https://www.etsy.com/shop/SashasQuilts), who lives in Western Ukraine, has a lovely Rise of Freedom pattern, and she's been using the proceeds to help refugees who have made it from the east to her town.

  2. Yvonne, thanks so much for sharing this one.

  3. Pat Sloan created a Fund raiser block to support UNICEF For Ukraine - Stars for Strength/Quilters Stand for Ukraine

  4. It's nice to see how quilters are coming up with ways to show support for what's happening in the Ukraine. Sadly, Putin is making life difficult - now and into the future - for Russians too. It's all terrible. I'm glad to know that Americans are stepping up to provide resources for Ukrainians fleeing their country. The very best in people comes out in a tragic situation.


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