Collecting Memories Bag Auction

Silent Auction to benefit the
American Heart Association

Current High Bid is $100

Scroll down to see how this Collecting Memories Bag can be yours…

At the Spring International Quilt Market, we introduced a new pattern, The Collecting Memories Bag pattern, designed by Nancy Dill.  This is a pattern for a bag that is autograph-able and pin-able!  It includes two bottle pouches, 2 inside pockets, 2 outside pockets and a place to put a pen.

Buy the Collecting Memories Bag Pattern here.

The Collecting Memories Bag

The Collecting Memories Bag

While at Quilt Market, we decided to try the bag out.  Nancy, who also happens to be the President of, scoured the show floor for autographs of Quilting Personalities.

Marianne Fons& Nancy Dill

Marianne Fons & Nancy Dill

Nancy succeeded in getting 33 celebrities to sign the bag.  Check out the list!  Click on the image below to see it larger.

Quilting Celebrities Autographs

Quilting Personality Autographs

Eleanor Burns Jinny Beyer Marianne Fons
Mary Fons Ro Gregg Jo Morton
Nancy Zieman Marti Michell Loralie
Melissa Stramel Amy Butler Karen Combs
Anna Maria Horner Barb Sackel Nancy Halvorsen
Sarah Vedeler Joel Dewberry Hoodie
Mary Koval Michele Scott Alex Veronelli
Patti Carey Toby Lischko Deborah Edwards
Jane Spolar Valori Wells Pat Sloan
Sandi Irish Terry Atkinson Ebony Love
Anna Griffin Pepper Cory Josephine Kimberling

This autographed Collecting Memories Bag can be yours!  We are having a silent auction of the bag, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.  Included with the bag are a Micron archival .25 mm black permanent fabric pen, six enameled quilt block pins, AND the pattern for the bag.

Here’s how the auction works:

  • Bidding will start at $25.
  • Every time the bid hits a new increment of $10, we will throw in a pattern of the winner’s choice.
  • Every time the bid hits a new increment of $25, we will throw in a book of the winner’s choice.
  • Bids should be mailed to
  • Daily, we will post the high bid on’s home page, our Facebook page, and in the comment section of this blog posting.
  • Bidding will continue until June 30.

Don’t delay!  Get your bid in today.  You would be the envy of every member of your guild when seen toting this bag!


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3 Responses to Collecting Memories Bag Auction

  1. jill says:

    exactly where do i bid i would like to bid 75.00 dollars …

  2. Christine Burtch says:

    I would like to raise the bid to $100.

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