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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Such happy news today!  There was whooping and hollering in the streets here in Portland. What a relief that Joe Biden and Kamal Harris will be our President and Veep. But not to harsh our buzz, this is going to be a very dangerous winter where the coronavirus is concerned.  The infection rate is surging.  We all need to mask up.

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  2. How would YOU like to have this beautiful, one-of-a-kind quilt for your very own? Even better, what if it had messages from voters and elected officials telling why they thought it was time to Ditch Mitch?

    That’s right, folks, this is the famous Ditch Mitch Quilt – a combination of efforts of Sara Reed, Laura Jansen, and Bruce Maples:

    • Sara cut all the squares and shipped them to Bruce.
    • Bruce took them around Kentucky, including to the capitol in Frankfort, and got people to write their own messages on the squares (with some help from a
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  3. Some background on the quilt from Bruce…

    Well, it’s a combination of efforts of Sara Reed, Laura Jansen, and Bruce Maples:

    • Sara cut and pieced all the squares and shipped them to Bruce.
    • Bruce took them around Kentucky, including to the capitol in Frankfort, and got people to write their own messages on the squares (with some help from a friend in the capitol!).
    • Then Laura took those squares and created the quilt you see here.
    • Covid slowed things down but by golly, we got it done! 

    And guess what — YOU can have it

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