Diane Alexander is asking for help locating a raffle quilt called Piñatas that was stolen from a car parked in the Slatten Ranch Shopping Center, Brentwood, California on October 12, 2017. The quilt was in a blue quilt bag with two other items that Diane had made. It was on the floor of her friend’s car when someone broke the window and stole the bag while she was eating at Mimi’s restaurant. This quilt was supposed to be raffled off on November 8, 2017. Her friend was taking the quilt so it could be shown at a quilt show that weekend.

This quilt is 60″ by 60″. It has a beige background and the piñatas are primary colors. It has ribbons attached to the ends of the star piñatas. The border is black with piñatas printed on it. This quilt is machine pieced and machine quilted. It is labeled on the back right:

Pattern from Piñata Quilt by June Tenorio-Coscarelli
Made by Diane Alexander
Discovery Bay, CA
Quilted by Carmen Fredricks

If you find this quilt, please contact Diane at dapa@comcast.net.


Eleanor Balaban is asking for help locating this Steelers quilt made by Susan Madden. It was last seen on October 13, 2017 when it was taken from a show in Kensington, Maryland.

This quilt is 32″ by 32″. The main colors are black and yellow. The quilt is made in a butterfly pattern. It is labeled on a lower corner with Susan’s name.

If you find this quilt, please contact Eleanor at Eleanor.balaban@LNF.com.

Storm At Sea

Sheryl Kenny is searching for this Storm at Sea quilt that she made for her nephew, Travis Owens. The quilt was last seen during the summer of 2016. It was stolen from a house in Phoenix, Arizona where he was staying.

This quilt is full size. The main colors are blues and reds. Sheryl used a fabric by Jason Center called Return to Atlantis which features sea life. This quilt is machine pieced and machine quilted. It was made in 2014. It has a label hand appliquéd to the back which says something like, “For my nephew Travis Owens.”

If you find this quilt, please contact Sheryl at sherylleeowens@yahoo.com.


Ethel Granger hopes to recover her quilt, called Southwest. This quilt was last seen during September 2017. It was stolen from her home in Port Arthur, Texas.

This quilt was made from a commercial pattern. Ethel used Southwest Designs by Sindy Rodenmayer of FatCat Patterns. It is 60″ by 75″. The main colors are browns, tans, orange, and yellow. This quilt is hand appliquéd, machine pieced, and machine quilted. The quilt was made in 2015. It has a label on the back with Ethel’s name, etc.

If you find this quilt, please contact Ethel at egranger2010@outlook.com.

Kwik Spanish Tiles

Kathy McKellar hopes to recover her quilt that disappeared from the Onslow County Fair. The quilt was last seen on October 5, 2017 in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Kathy had entered it into the fair and when she went to pick it up, they could not find it.

This quilt is approximately 60″ square. It was made from a commercial pattern for a mystery quilt called “Kwik Spanish Tiles” by Karie Jewell. The photo shown here is from the pattern cover. The main colors on Kathy’s quilt are muslin, purple and many other colors. She used fabrics from the Peppered Cottons collection by Pepper Cory. (The manufacturer’s description is, “These are yarn-dyed shot cottons, meaning the weft and warp are two different colors, giving each color a unique look.”)

If you find this quilt, please contact Kathy at kathleenlmckellar@gmail.com.

Found: Michael tribute quilt

On October 4, 2017, Fran Cox has found a quilt at the Dallas Charity Shop (Texas). She hopes it may be reunited with its rightful owner.

This quilt is 48″ by 60″. The main colors are blues and deep colors. The back is black. It has a big guitar with strings and frets. The name “Michael” is written in cursive across the quilt. It has gold guitar strings. It does not have a label.

If this quilt might belong to you, please contact Fran to confirm ownership by giving a detail about the quilt that has not been shared. Please contact Fran at simianline@gmail.com.

Silly Suits

Sandra Benzel would like to recover a quilt she made for Jim Morgan called Silly Suits. This quilt was last seen sometime around February 2017 in a truck in northern Washington. The truck was stolen and the quilt was in the back.

This sofa quilt is made of cottons that look like suite fabrics in browns and grays. Sandra used a Scrap Crazy pattern. She made it in 2015. There is a label that says “Silly Suits for Jim Morgan by Sandra Benzel, Tingit Indian” along with her native name and Juneau, Alaska. The label is sewn to the back corner of the quilt.

If you find this quilt, please contact Sandra at portiedog@hotmail.com

Charlotte Helton Quilt

Ben Hope is searching for a quilt owned by Nancy Helton. The quilt was made by Grover Helton for Charlotte Helton. This quilt was last seen in Maryland in 1998. It may have been stolen and taken to California or Arizona.

This quilt is queen size. The main colors are pink, blue, and red. It is hand pieced and hand quilted. Charlotte Helton’s name appears on the front of the quilt along with the year, 1971, which is embroidered.

If you have seen a quilt that fits this description, please contact Ben at 4benhope@gmail.com

Lattice Quilt

Pamela Schuetz is searching for her Lattice Quilt which she made for her husband who died a month after she finished it. The quilt was last seen in Topeka, Kansas on October 1, 2011.

This king size quilt is made of half square triangles with 1″ diagonal strips between the triangles. It is machine pieced and machine quilted. It is labeled with Pam’s name. The label is hand sewn to a back corner.

If you find this quilt, please contact Pam at tur48key@hotmail.com.

Pam’s Halloween Quilt

Vanessa Avery is looking for the Halloween Quilt the she made for her sister, Pam. It was last seen during the beginning of 2017 in the Jacksonville, Illinois area. Pam left it some people when she went into the hospital, and she went back several times to retrieve it. Eventually they told her they burned it, but she wasn’t sure if they were telling the truth.

Pam’s birthday was on Halloween, so Vanessa made the quilt using all Halloween fabrics. The main colors are red, orange, black, yellow, and purple. Some patches have eyes that glow in the dark. The quilt is approximately 60″ by 60″. It is machine pieced and machine quilted. There is a label on the back that says something like, “to Pam, I hope this will keep you warm and safe and keep the demons away.”

Pam passed away on July 2, 2017, and Vanessa would love to be able to give it to her granddaughter if there is any chance the quilt was not destroyed. If you find this quilt, please contact Vanessa at Vgavery3263@hotmail.com.