I started today behind so I’ve got to finish up on the computer and get back to work. Keith and I head for San Diego tomorrow and it’s always busy trying to get ready to leave and still get some work done.
Here’s the Coins quilt I quilted yesterday – if you click on the photo to enlarge you should be able to see the pantograph design mentioned in the last post.
Hopefully I won’t offend anyone with this next comment but I’ve been watching the Quilt Pink auctions on eBay. You may remember I purchased this quilt in the beginning of the auction and I made and donated the quilt pictured below.
They received over 4000 quilts for auction and after seeing how low some of the quilts are being let go for, I’ve been watching pretty closely for mine. It appears that most of the quilts go up for bid at $150 but if they don’t get bid on, they then go to a Buy it Now status for anywhere from $40 – $150. I think it depends on how long they’ve been up for auction.
I decided that I wasn’t going to let my quilt go for less than $150 and that I’d purchase it myself at the end of the initial auction period if it hadn’t been bid on. Well – no bids so I just purchased it which is fine because the money goes to Komen for the Cure which is an organization I strongly support.
My personal opinion is that they need to look at this process for next year – I think they tried to auction too many quilts and I’d rather my quilt be given to a breast cancer patient than be sold to someone on eBay for $60.
I will NOT be sending another quilt in for auction but I will certainly bid on one to support the cause. I WILL be making and donating quilts that go directly to people in need or going through difficult times.