Dear ACGA friends,
The Friends of P-Patch, the non profit
organization supporting community gardening in Seattle, has preserved a fifth
garden site through purchase. No, we are not rich, just dedicated to our
Now, in order to refill the coffers of our Land
Acquisition Fund, we are selling raffle tickets for a beautiful queen size hand
made quilt. Tickets are only $1 and come in books of ten.
The quilt is made up of 90 individual squares,
including many techniques: applique, pieced work, embroidery, and especially
featuring Mien stitchery. We have many Mien families gardening in
P-Patches and their handcrafts are of exceptional quality. The quilt is
all cotton, fully washable, machine quilted. You can cyber visit the quilt
You can request tickets by sending a SASE to Friends of P-Patch, PO Box 19748,
Seattle 98109. Also, P-Patch staff will attend the ACGA conference in NYC
and you can ask Sandy Pernitz or Julie Bryan for tickets.
I wish I were coming to NY too. My first ACGA
conference was NYC and I came home so jazzed about the possibilities.
There were many memorable moments: realizing the the doors at the YMCA
were so close together because the rooms were that small and that only one
person could be out of the bunks at a time. NY, I'll never
I'm still actively gardeing in my P-Patch community
garden, still active on the FPP board, and have enjoyed every moment of
coordinating the Many Flowered Quilt. So buy a ticket or two, or
Friends of P-Patch