Update:Valorie is still hoping to find her quilt. Please read and keep looking for this beautiful quilt. Valorie Davidson is asking for help recovering her quilt, Women of Influence. The quilt was made for a fund raiser in honor of Valorie’s grandson who passed away at 6 months old in 2009. Their family participates in a fundraiser for St. Louis Muscular Dystrophy Association in his honor. This quilt was last seen on January 12, 2017 in Osawatomie, Kansas when it was shipped to Valorie’s daughter. It was last scanned as “out for delivery” in Hazelwood, MO on January 14, 2017. It was packaged in an “Amazon” box with “blue echo tape” and sent to Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, but the package never arrived. he weekend that the quilt was in transit there was a severe ice storm which may factor into its disappearance. They suspect it was stolen but cannot prove it.
This quilt is 92″ by 116″. The main colors are blue, red, and tan. The quilt is a sampler designed by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith of Homestead Hearth in Mexico, Missouri. It was featured in the Kansas City Star during 2009-2010 as a block of the month. The fabrics were specifically designed and made by Marcus Fabrics and were only produced for a limited time to celebrate the women’s suffrage movement. This quilt is machine pieced, hand appliquéd, and machine quilted. It has a label (shown below) hand appliquéd to the lower right corner on the back of the quilt.
Valorie writes, “Not only did we lose this beautifully made quilt, we also lost the potential donations at auction intended to support the MDA!” If you find this quilt, please contact Valorie at email@example.com.
Mitzi is asking for help in locating a beautiful strip star wall hanging sized quilt that was taken from her car when the car was stolen in Seattle Washington. Mitzi reports that on October 30, 2017 her car was stolen. It is believed that in the commission of the crime this quilt, all her quilting fabric, and two nice Bernina sewing machines were taken. The vehicle was later located in Everett, Washington, but not the quilt or quilting related items.
Mitzi machine pieced and quilted this wall hanging as well as hand quilted inside the borders. If you have any information that would help in locating this quilt, please contact Mitzi Lantz at Ms.firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Jo Taylor is asking for help in finding a quilt that flew out of the bed of a pickup truck while traveling on the highway from Lakewood, Colorado to the Denver International Airport on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
Kelly Jo machine pieced and quilted this original design, full size quilt of Moda’s Biscuits and Gravy fabrics in 2018 for Caryn Taylor. While it does not have a label, “Caryn” is embroidered on a corner of the quilt.
If you have any information that will help with locating this quilt, please contact Kelly Jo Taylor at email@example.com
Noel Bliman is asking for help in finding a quilt she made in 2017 for her son and his family. This quilt, which Noel calls her “Steelers Colors Quilt” is approximately 48″ square. It was made from a paper piecing pattern of black, gold, and white fabrics. The quilt consists of 16 blocks in all, 2 of each block type. This stunningly complex quilt was machine pieced and quilted. On the back of the quilt a had sewn label says something like, “Steelers/Penguins Quilt made with love for the Todd Bliman family by Gram Bliman.”
Noel shipped the quilt from Pittsburgh. PA to her son’s home in Portland, OR in December, 2017. The shipping company has a record of the parcel having been delivered to the intended destination, but the gift was never found. Noel believes it was stolen from her son’t front door. If you have seen this quilt, or know anything about it’s whereabouts, please contact Noel Bliman at firstname.lastname@example.org
A woman in Santa Maria, CA contacted me with information about a quilt that was delivered to her place of employment packed into a box that was intended for her employer. The quilt is approximately six feet by seven feet, made of pink and green floral fabrics on a white or neutral background. It looks to have been machine quilted. Julia explained that their package originated in Ohio, but came open in shipping and was repackaged with this quilt in Memphis, TN before being delivered to Santa Maria, CA. There are no labels on the quilt, nor any shipping documents. If you recognize this quilt and know anything about who owns it, please contact me at email@example.com
Shelly Welton is asking for help in finding a quilt that was left in a laundromat in Kentwood, Michigan in 2007. The quilt measures 100′ x 100″ and is made of 11 different colors of paisley fabrics, collected over time. In 2002 Shelly designed the quilt pattern (all squares) on graph paper, and machine pieced it together. The backing has a couple rows of the print running across the top, and the rest is all plain white/cream. Thick embroidery thread was used to tie the quilt.
Shelly said, “There are no extra bells and whistles, as this was my first bed-size quilt, and it was (in my eyes) perfect! That’s why I call it ‘My Pride and Joy.'”
Shelly’s quilt was last seen at a laundromat in Kentwood, Michigan. “My husband left it in one of the dryers, apparently. I didn’t notice that it was missing for two months later, when I went to use it, and it was gone. I just know someone has it, or knows about it! I am offering a $250.00 reward for the return of my quilt (in decent order)”
If you know anything about the whereabout of this special quilt, please contact Shelly Welton at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE HELP!! Let’s blow up social media with this information. LeeAnn was traveling to Mountain Quilt Fest in Pigeon Forge, TN today when she lost this beautiful quilt.If you’re familiar with Bonnie Hunter’s mystery quilts, this is from the most recent mystery quilt, Good Fortune. In her own words: “Driving down the road about an hour ago near the conference center. The back of my friend’s car popped open (just outside of Honey Baked Ham 2740 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN around 5 PM on March 21, 2019) my machine rolled out! We got to the center for Bonnie’s class and realized that a black rolling briefcase full of Christmas scraps, a Cincinnati phone book & my Good Fortune top must have rolled out too! My machine is fine, but I’m heartbroken that the black rolling briefcase and quilt are gone! If you find it or see it or hear about it, please let me know! Thanks!” If you have any information you can reach Lee Ann at: Lee_ann_conard@msn.com
Glenda Wilder is asking for help in locating three quilts, all her original design. These quilts were shipped from Hannover, Germany to the US, to be used as display items in a quilt show in Houston, TX. A box containing quilts was shipped on October 16, 2018 from Germany to Houston, TX. When it was received at the show, the package was sealed and inside was a note from the shipping company’s processing center in Atlanta, Georgia, stating that “the box came open and some items may have been lost”. The following 3 quilts went missing from this shipment:
Stars Over the Pumpkin Patch is one of Glenda Wilder’s original designs. This mini quilt, made in 2018 is 24″ square and features orange, turquoise, white/multi, and green fabrics used to create pieced pumpkins and stars.
Frosty Friends was made in 2017 of Glenda Wilder’s original design. It is a round quilt measuring 24″ diameter featuring grey, white, black, and apple green fabrics to construct snowmen with apple green scarves and black hats on grey patterned background. This quilt was machine pieced, machine appliqued, and machine quilted, with machine embroidered carrot noses. Frosty Friends is not labeled
Merry Kicksmas, is a round mini quilt, approximately 46″ in diameter. Glenda used white background with holiday fabrics in the appliques of Cowboy boots, Stars and letters, spelling out “Merry Christmas”. Glenda made this pattern sample in 2017, using machine applique and machine quilting methods.
Please keep your eyes open for these mini quilts. If you have any information about Glenda Wilder’s quilt samples, she can be reached at email@example.com
Jennifer Nilson is asking for help in locating a t-shirt quilt she made in January, 2019. This t-shirt quilt is the quilt maker’s original design, measuring approximately 75” x 75”, made of a solid gray fabric and 25 t-shirts. The quilt was machine pieced and machine quilted. This t-shirt quilt is labeled with the name of Jennifer Nilson and website ww.wildzipper.com
On February 7, 2019 Jennifer shipped the quilt to Megan in Greenville, SC. The shipper confirmed that it was delivered as addressed, to a large apartment complex in Greenville, however Megan never received it. Jennifer added, “I don’t know if it was stolen or someone has it and is waiting for the owner to contact him/her?”
If you have any information regarding this quilt, please contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org A $250 reward has been offered, no questions asked for the return of this quilt.
Lori Roberts is looking for a lap quilt that was a birthday gift to her mother while she was in a nursing home. The quilt was made from a Missouri Star Quilt Company and 3 Dudes Quilt Shop tutorial, featuring jelly roll strips.
The quilt was hand pieced and machine quilted with yellow thread in a meander pattern. The quilt has a label which reads, “Happy Birthday Aunt Corinne. Love, Susie 9-11-2014. Lori reported, “After my mom passed away this quilt was not in her things. The quilt would have been last seen at The Willows Nursing Home or Health South Rehabilitation Center in Parkersburg, WV sometime before February, 2017. It would mean so much to me and to the quilt maker to have this back with us.” If you have any information about the whereabouts of this quilt you can reach Lori at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .